Workplace Safety


New Guide on Choosing Slip-Resistant Footwear

One of the leading OHS research centers in Canada, the Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail (IRSST),  has released a guide How to Choose Slip-Resistant Occupational Footwear to help workers select footwear that will provide good grip and adequate protection against other hazards. As with the Read the full article…

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OSHA Final Rule to Lower Beryllium Levels

WASHINGTON – A new rule issued by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration dramatically lowers workplace exposure to beryllium, a strategically important material that can cause devastating lung diseases. The new beryllium standards for general industry, construction and shipyards will require employers to take additional, practical Read the full article…


Financial Goals Directly Impact Employee Safety

According to an article in the Journal of Accounting and Economics, financial goals may be more important than employee safety. New research examines the impact of meeting financial goals in a company and higher injury/illness rates. UCLA Anderson of Management Associate Professor of Accounting, Judson Caskey, and UT Jindal School of Read the full article…

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Transport Company-Wide Forklift Hazards to be Corrected, Safety Protocols Improved

BOSTON, MA – For several years, inspections by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) identified a disturbing pattern of defective forklifts being used to move, handle, load and unload freight in at least 11 Central Transport LLC shipping terminals in nine states. Their use exposed employees Read the full article…


OSHA’s New Safety and Health Recommended Practices in Construction

WASHINGTON – The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued Recommended Practices for Safety and Health Programs in Construction to help industry employers develop proactive programs to keep their workplaces safe. The recommendations may be particularly helpful to small- and medium-sized contractors who lack safety and health specialists on staff. Read the full article…