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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 proposes safety changes to eye and face protection

According to the Federal Register, OSHA has proposed changes to it’s eye and face safety protocols. These changes would affect general industry, shipyard employment, longshoring marine terminals and construction. The changes to these standards are expected to fix inconsistencies within … Continue reading

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California targets roofers in newest safety initiative

According to the Central Valley Business Times (CVBT), a new initiative has been started by OSHA and the state of California. This safety awareness campaign, also supported by the California Labor Enforcement Task Force (LETF), is targeting workers in the roofing … Continue reading

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Organizations push to reduce workplace deaths

Is a world without workplace deaths possible? Safety leaders around the world are asking themselves that question. The International Labor Organization (ILO), which recently organized the XX World Congress on Safety and Health at Work 2014, is seeking to promote … Continue reading

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