Category Archives: OSHA

OSHA releases results of severe injury reporting program

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, on March 17, published the results from the inaugural year of its Severe Injury Reporting Program. In 2015, employers reported approximately 10,388 severe workplace injuries, including more than 7,000 hospitalizations and over 2,000 amputations. … Continue reading

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OSHA focuses on preventing workplace violence in the healthcare sector

Healthcare workers are put at risk every day simply by going to work. What can you do to help? How dangerous is it to work in the healthcare field? There are many risks associated with this line of work such … Continue reading

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OSHA’s top cited violations

What are some of the most common OSHA citations? The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has released its latest data on the most frequently cited violations. Although the most cited violations from the 2015 fiscal year may seem similar to last year’s, … Continue reading

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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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