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Safety Tip of the Week – Fall Prevention and Protection

Safety Tip of the Week – Fall Prevention and Protection

Falls are the second leading cause of occupational fatalities and disabling injuries in the United States. Each year, over 500 workers die in fall-related accidents and over 300,000 workers suffer a disabling injury. According to the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), most of these fatalities and disabling...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Fall Prevention and Protection

Weekly Safety Meeting – Fall Prevention and Protection

Falls are the second leading cause of occupational fatalities and disabling injuries in the United States. Each year, over 500 workers die in fall-related accidents and over 300,000 workers suffer a disabling injury. According to the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), most of these fatalities and disabling...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Dangers of Silica Dust

Weekly Safety Meeting – Dangers of Silica Dust

There has been much discussion about silica dust in the past few years. OSHA has issued a regulation to help protect workers from overexposure to this dust. It has been largely unregulated in the past and because of this, many workers have been faced with overexposure. The CDC reports that...

Safety Tip of the Week – Dangers of Silica Dust

Safety Tip of the Week – Dangers of Silica Dust

Silica exposure remains a serious threat to nearly 2 million U.S. workers, including more than 100,000 workers in high risk jobs such as abrasive blasting, foundry work, stonecutting, rock drilling, quarry work, and tunneling. The seriousness of the health hazards associated with silica exposure is demonstrated by the fatalities and...