Category Archives: OSHA

Confined space entry training for the construction industry

More workplace accidents occur in confined spaces than in any other setting. A confined space has limited means of entry or exit and is never designed for continuous occupancy. These spaces include, but are not limited to, vessels, silos, pits, manholes, … Continue reading

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OSHA inspections and your employees

According to OSHA statistics, about 6,000 workers die each year from work-related causes. In order to decrease this number and increase the safety of U.S. workers, OSHA remains open and ready to hear about workplace safety violations. Whether these violations … Continue reading

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OSHA continues to focus on healthcare sector

The U.S. Occupational Health and Safety Administration has issued new guidance and rules for inpatient healthcare settings including hospitals, nursing homes and residential areas. Inpatient healthcare workers have some of the highest rates of injury and illness among all workers, … Continue reading

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American Nurses Association makes strides toward eliminating bullying and workplace violence

According to Outpatient Surgery, the American Nurses Association (ANA) has called for a zero tolerance policy for bullying and workplace violence. The ANA has called for all nurses and healthcare field workers to create a “culture of respect” and implement … Continue reading

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How safe is your office space?

Employee safety is one of the most important parts of a successful business. Although an office may seem like a hazard-free space, accidents and injuries do occur. According to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 80,410 private-industry office and administrative workers suffered … Continue reading

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