Worksite safety is critical on construction work zones
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, transportation incidents and workers struck by vehicles or mobile equipment account for the highest number of fatal work injuries. Risk of injury is always present.
Since musculoskeletal disorders are one of the leading causes of lost workday injury and illness across industries, having a Safety Training Talk about ergonomics and MSDs may help reduce injuries at your workplace.
As provided by the Inflation Adjustment Act, the US Dept of Labor has announced an increase in OSHA’s civil penalty amounts based on cost-of-living adjustments. The increased penalty levels apply to any penalties assessed after January 15, 2022.
Your 2021 summary of work-related injuries and illnesses in the workplace must be posted by February 1, 2022. In addition, March 2nd is the deadline for electronically reporting your OSHA Form 300A for calendar year 2021.
For the 11th consecutive year, Fall Protection – General Requirements (1926.501)) was the year’s most frequently cited standard. This was followed by Respiratory Protection (1910.134) and Ladders (1926.153) as second and third respectively.