Despite nearly three million non-fatal workplace injuries and illnesses reported by private employers last year, results from a recent Bureau of Labor Statistics’ survey show the total recordable cases incidence rate fell 0.1 cases per 100 full-time workers.
It shouldn’t be news that bad work designs can spell major problems for employers in terms of lost production time, workers’ compensation claims and injuries. All of these take deep cuts out of the bottom line. But poor design can hurt you where you least expect it such as in turnover rates, damage to your brand and bad rankings in best place to work surveys.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has extended the deadline for submitting comments on the proposed rule that clarifies an employer's continuing obligation to make and maintain an accurate record of each recordable injury and illness.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has awarded $10.5 million in one-year federal safety and health training grants to 80 nonprofit organizations across the nation for education and training programs that help high-risk workers and their employers recognize serious workplace hazards, implement injury prevention measures and understand their rights and responsibilities.
The Joint Industry Safety and Health Council recognized 115 chicken and turkey facilities for their outstanding safety performances at the 2015 National Safety Conference for the poultry industry in Myrtle Beach, SC.
The Rite-Hite Machine Guarding Defender automated barrier door protects employees from automated stretchwrap machines and other robotic machine movement zones; it has a non-contact safety switch configuration, control systems and interlocking capabilities.