Compliance and Safety

What type of Fall Protection is Needed to Operate a Lift? October 21, 2014 No Comments

The very fact that you are concerned with which type of fall protection to use while operating a lift already puts you ahead of the game. How often have you seen workers in boom lifts with absolutely no fall protection? I’m willing to bet it’s pretty often.
What those workers don’t realize (let’s give them the [...]

Worker dies After Being Sprayed with Heated Chemical No Comments

The family of a 20-year-old man who was killed on a construction site has proposed legislation for a mandatory fine when an employee is killed on the job. “He was priceless, and $3,000 doesn’t do s—,” said the man’s stepbrother.
Brett Collins was killed in Sheridan, WY, two years ago. He was struck in the [...]

Is $3,000 a Large Enough Penalty for a Workplace Death? No Comments

The family of a 20-year-old man who was killed on a construction site has proposed legislation for a mandatory fine when an employee is killed on the job. “He was priceless, and $3,000 doesn’t do s—,” said the man’s stepbrother.
Brett Collins was killed in Sheridan, WY, two years ago. He was struck in the [...]

Accident Investigation Reveals Missteps that led to Death of Forklift Operator No Comments

Related Forklift Training DVDs:

Forklift Safety Training DVD
Review how to inspect forklifts and other powered industrial truck equipment prior to operation, & more. View Product

The Forklift Workshop DVD Training Video
Innovative approach to educating forklift operators — new and veteran — on proper forklift safety procedures. View [...]

Pet-Food Manufacturer Shutting Down After Spending ‘Every Penny’ to Comply with OSHA Standards October 15, 2014 No Comments

Some say that OSHA’s bark is far worse than its bite. However, an Illinois pet-food manufacturer is finding that OSHA’s bite can be lethal.
The owner of All-Feed Processing and Packaging Inc. told a local newspaper that the company is closing its doors because All-Feed can’t afford to pay the penalties that OSHA has levied for [...]

Study: 1 in 10 employees have shown up for work high No Comments

Here’s a chilling stat: Almost 10% of workers have admitted to coming to work high.
Before you chalk it up to relaxed medical marijuana laws in more than two dozen states or even legalized recreational weed, consider that almost 81% of the people who admitted to showing up to work stoned obtained the drugs illegally.
This [...]

Too injured to work, but not too injured to race BMX bikes No Comments

And now, another edition of “caught on Facebook.” Authorities say an injured grounds maintenance employee was racing BMX-style bicycles while collecting wage-replacement payments from workers’ comp.
The Washington Attorney General’s Office has charged Tony Perry Sr. of Kent, WA, with first-degree theft, a felony charge which carries a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison [...]

Excellent Tips for Distracted Driving Prevention No Comments

Related Distracted Driving Training DVDs:

Distracted Driving – DVD Training
Aimed specifically at CMV drivers and others who drive as part of their profession. View Product

Driven To Distraction II Training DVD
Help raise awareness of this dangerous practice among your employees with this high-impact training DVD. View [...]

Can Employees Be Trained to Spot Potential Workplace Violence? October 7, 2014 No Comments

A new study takes a look at precursors to workplace violence and suggests employees can be educated to spot warning signs.
Researchers at Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit studied 214 incidents of workplace violence at a Midwestern hospital system that included seven hospitals. Employees at the hospitals were required to record these [...]

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