According to OSHA, fatalities caused by falls from elevation continue to be a leading cause of death for construction workers. Many of these accidents are falls from rooftops.
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Safety Stand Down to Prevent Falls in Construction
Every year at the beginning of May, OSHA leads a campaign focused on preventing falls in construction. This national campaign is geared to raise awareness of fall hazards, fatalities and injuries that happen that could have been prevented.
Avoiding Workplace Eye Hazards
Do you know what the most common workplace hazards are to your employees’ eyes?
Flying objects … objects that tend to be smaller than the head of a pin in roughly half of these injuries.
Workplace Eye Protection
Each day, according to the CDC, “about 2,000 workers in the U.S. have a job-related eye injury that requires medical attention.”
Are these Workplace Safety Hazards in Your Plan?
As an employer, it’s your responsibility to provide a safe and healthy work environment. That means establishment of an effective safety and health program customized to the needs of your facility.
Working Outside in Cold Weather
Just as working in extremely hot temperatures affects your workers, working outside in the cold weather does, too; especially when temperatures get extreme.
Tips for Developing a Workplace-violence Prevention Program
Nearly 13,000 American workers are injured each day according to the National Safety Council, many of which are preventable.
Preventing Violence in the Workplace
Domestic Violence Impacts the Workplace, Too
Domestic Violence in the Workplace
Domestic violence, defined as behaviors used by one person to gain control over another, is a serious issue and typically occurs in intimate relationships. That can translate to threats, physical, verbal and mental abuse, sexual assault, even murder.
October is Domestic Violence …
Prevent Heat Illness with OSHA’s Help
Summertime is here.
For many this means fun in the sun, but if you work outdoors, the hot summer sun can lead to serious heat illness if you’re not careful.