Category Archives: Safety

U.S. Department of Labor provides compliance assistance resources to keep workers safe from trenching-related hazards

U.S. Department of Labor provides compliance assistance resources to keep workers safe from trenching-related hazards

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has developed a series of compliance assistance resources to help keep workers safe from trenching and excavation hazards. OSHA’s goal is to increase awareness of trenching hazards in construction, educate job creators and workers on safe cave-in prevention solutions, and decrease the […]

Webinar: What is ISO 45001? And What Impact Will It Have on Your Business?

Date: This webinar is available on-demand. Originally Broadcast: Wednesday, August 29, 2018 | 2:00 p.m. EDT (GMT -4, New York) Duration: 62 Minutes Event Type: On-Demand Webinar Cost: Free Register Today!   Description In March 2018, a new international occupational health and safety (OH&S) standard, ISO 45001, was published.  The standard, a result of a […]

Over 21 percent of private sector worker facility deaths occur on construction sites

OSHA reports indicate that 16.8 percent of construction deaths are due to the combined hazards of being struck by an object and being pinned by machinery or equipment. Many of these deaths could have been prevented if the workers had been equipped with more advanced personal safety equipment that exceeded Class 3 Reflective Apparel regulations […]