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Category Archives: Fall Protection

Fatal injuries in US workplaces reach highest levels seen in years

April 28, 2016

Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows fatal injuries increased across several industries. 

OSHA continues emphasis on fall protection standard

March 3, 2016

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is continuing to place an emphasis on its fall protection regulations and cracking down on employers who violate the standard.

Higher fines and increased frequency for fall protection violations likely in 2016

January 12, 2016

Employers should pay close attention to fall protection standards as fines on OSHA’s most frequent violation will be going up in 2016.

Despite existing safety rules, workers don’t feel obligated to report unsafe methods

September 16, 2015

A recent survey shed light on employees’ thoughts on workplace safety.

As stadiums get larger, fall protection becomes more vital

August 31, 2015

Fall protection needs to be emphasized at stadium construction worksites.

Rig operators cannot relax

August 18, 2015

Oil rigs have to maintain safety even as the industry fluctuates.

3 Major Compliance Priorities for OSHA’s Power Generation Safety Standard

July 1, 2015

As power companies update their safety plans for this year, they should include the updates to the electric power generation, transmission and distribution standard implemented by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration. The deadlines for compliance with the new safety standards for the power sector are approaching for several provisions.  Not only do power sector employees have

3 Crucial Workplace Safety Steps to Take Before Inspections

February 11, 2015

In an interview with The Associated Press, the head of the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration noted a shift in the mining industry in improving worker safety. While mining is frequently cited as a dangerous industry, companies in the sector are working to guard against hazards that could put employee health and safety at risk.