by Ben Dobbs Technical Manager at the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) Lifting gear failure can have dramatic consequences for both those directly affected and those held responsible. To ensure safe practice it is crucial that users are fully aware of issues surrounding Design Working Period (DWP) and maintenance responsibilities.
Source: ehstoday.com / David Sparkman According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the problem of ear-damaging worksite sounds is more widespread than you might think, and both employees and employers are paying the price.
SensorZone is a proximity warning system (PWS) that alerts the operator when personnel are in dangerous proximity to the machine. Many major contractors insist on proximity warning technology on machines working to keep the workplace safe.
In a move to help silica dust-producing operations comply with impending rule changes, a pioneer of industrial dust control is reminding companies that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) respirable crystalline silica (RCS) dust emissions Final Rule [OSHA §1910.1000 Respirable crystalline silica] compliance deadline is June 23, 2018.
by Colleen Suo The challenge was given at an educational session presented by Brian Gareau. Within a week after the session, take one idea and implement it in the workplace; take another and help someone else.