Compliance and Safety

Improve Safety for Forklift Operators by Maximizing Peripheral Vision August 25, 2014 No Comments

Safety is a primary concern for anyone who works in construction and manufacturing performing any activity that requires eye protection. The proper eye protection especially is important for those who operate forklifts and other types of mobile equipment.
Simply putting on the latest fashionable safety glasses is not enough in the case of forklift operators. [...]

(Infographic) Germs in The Office: Do You Know Where Your Phone Has Been? No Comments

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Related Housekeeping Safety Training DVDs:

Housekeeping Safety: A Team Approach Training DVD
Shows employees how working together as a team to keep a clean work area can help minimize incidents. View Product

Housekeeping It Ain’t Like The Movies Training DVD
Importance of good housekeeping and [...]

City to Pay $26M Because it Didn’t Let Workers Nap on Their Meal Breaks No Comments

A tired worker is a potentially unsafe worker. So, you’d think it’d be more important to have well rested employees than to be concerned about images of workers sleeping during their meal breaks.
That’s what you’d think. But it took a multi-million dollar lawsuit for officials in Los Angeles to learn that lesson.
L.A. officials had [...]

This Is What Workplace Safety in China Looks Like 1 Comment

Related Construction Safety Training DVDs:

Construction Safety Orientation For Employees Training Video Program
It explains the “what” and “why” of various OSHA construction topics. View Product

Personal Protective Equipment in Construction Environments
Specifically created to assist construction workers in selecting proper Personal Protective Equipment. View Product

Fall Protection for Construction – [...]

The Leader’s Role in Safety August 19, 2014 No Comments

There are a lot quixotic efforts out there to find the one key to making the workplace safety. This search for the safety equivalent of the city of Cibola has led to a lot of flakey methodologies and given rise to the age of zealots in the safety function—people so unwilling to even consider a [...]

Study: People Working More Than One Job at Greater Risk for Fatigue No Comments

Recent reports show the number of people working part-time jobs is at an all-time high. And many of those people are working more than one job. What are the implications for workplace safety because of the number of people working multiple jobs?
You’d expect this might cause greater fatigue among these workers. Now a new [...]

Lights, Camera … Accident: Workplace Fatalities in the Movie Industry [Photo Gallery] No Comments

The movie industry’s safety history is no fairy tale. In fact, the death of a 27-year-old camera assistant during filming of the Gregg Allman biopic “Midnight Rider” is the latest in a long list of real-life movie-set tragedies, dating back to the nascent days of Hollywood.
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Workplace Safety [...]

Worker Killed by Wood Chipper: Here’s What Went Wrong 1 Comment

Related Machine Guard Training DVDs:

Machine Guarding Safeguard Your Future Training DVD
Understand the importance of knowing about and using the machine guards meant to protect them. View Product

Machine Guard Safety Training DVD
Designed to help employees understand the dangers of working with machinery . View Product

Machine Guarding Training [...]

Will an OSHA violation bar companies from new federal contracts? August 11, 2014 No Comments

A new executive order from President Obama will create more scrutiny of companies that want federal contracts. Included in what the feds will look at: OSHA violations within the last three years. Are all OSHA violators now barred from federal contracts?
Not necessarily.
The Fair Pay and Safe Workplace Executive Order (EO) will require prospective federal [...]

Truck driver fired for alcoholism diagnosis: Was termination against law? No Comments

Federal rules say a current diagnosis of alcoholism prohibits an employee from driving commercial trucks. So why was this company hauled into court when it fired an employee who could no longer drive under this rule?
Sakera Jarvela was a truck driver for Crete Carrier Corp. in Georgia. While employed by Crete, he sought treatment [...]

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