SHIELD IT, SHORE IT, or SLOPE IT
OSHA’s National Emphasis Program on Trenching and Excavation remains a high agency priority. NUCA, OSHA, NAXSA, TSSA and NAHB have teamed up for the 4th annual TSSD Week to educate workers on trenching hazards.
CAN JOB-MADE LADDERS BE SAFE?
Job-made ladders can be safe, but they need to be constructed per OSHA regulations and the access openings need to be adequately protected by a compliant guardrail system.
MOTORIZED EQUIPMENT AND AIRBORNE FUMES
Welding operations have high potential hazards associated with the various tasks performed. A potential hazard that can be mechanically or naturally abated is the accumulation of airborne fumes.
PREPLANNING PREVENTS POTENTIAL HAZARDS
Preplanning is always a great way to prevent potential hazards.
CRANE OPERATOR CERTIFICATION: 5 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW
OSHA has resolved the remaining issues that had held up the requirements for crane operators to be certified.
THE STATE OF CONTRACTOR SAFETY
Host employers and their contractors may be able to realize even greater success in workplace safety if they take a beyond compliance alone approach to safety and health continuous process improvement.
EVERYONE CAN LEARN A THING OR TWO ABOUT SAFETY
Learning everything you can about safety can improve your chances of returning home in the same condition as you left.
CONTRACTORS CAN BE CITED FOR HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS AT MULTI-EMPLOYER WORKSITES
OSHA can issue citations to general contractors who fail to control hazardous conditions at multi-employer worksites, even if those conditions do not directly affect their own employees.