Compliance and Safety

When Can OSHA Shut Down My Jobsite? February 25, 2014 No Comments

You’ve heard all the horror stories, right? OSHA comes into a factory or onto a construction site and things are such a mess they immediately shutdown all operations. Work stops. That steel beam being lifted into place by that crane? Leave it hanging. Those trucks full of concrete? Let [...]

Frontline Investigates Surge of Cell Tower Deaths No Comments

Related Training DVDs:

Hazard Recognition And Control Training DVD
Show the three root causes of accidents and the ways they can recognize, avoid and prevent them. View Product

Fall Protection Video or DVD Program
Fall Protection provides the information employees need to work safely when they are “off the ground”. [...]

$17M settlement after worker killed by falling crane hook February 17, 2014 No Comments

Three companies have agreed to settle a lawsuit for $17 million in connection with the death of an electrician who was struck by an iron hook that fell from a crane.
Adam Nowak was installing electrical equipment at Veolia Energy’s Schuykill Stream Plant in Philadelphia when a crane hook fell about 60 feet, striking and killing [...]

Theme park actor shot in the head; Will OSHA fine stick? No Comments

An actor was shot in the head and seriously injured because a real bullet was mistaken for a blank. Now a judge has decided whether an OSHA fine is valid, or if this was a case of unpreventable employee misconduct.
OSHA had fined Wild West City (WWC) in Stanhope, NJ, $1,250 in connection with the shooting [...]

Scaffold Collapsed, Workers Left Dangling No Comments

Related Scaffolding Safety Training DVDs:

Scaffolds Safety At All Levels Training DVD
Be sure your workers are familiar with the most up-to-date OSHA requirements and how to stay safe. View Product

Supported Scaffolding Safety in Construction Environments
Gives employees the information they need to refresh their understanding of the dangers of scaffolds. [...]

Don’t let workers lives end in a flash February 12, 2014 No Comments

Although it wasn’t until the 1800s that Thomas Edison and others figured out how to harness electrical energy, humans have been dabbling in electricity since at least 600 B.C. The concept of the electric-arc flash, however, is a relatively new phenomenon.
Ralph Lee, a retired DuPont electrical engineer, first drew attention to the hazard of arc [...]

This video will guarantee that your workers take silica exposure seriously February 11, 2014 No Comments

Related Silica Safety Training DVDs:

Silica Safety Awareness Training
Protect your workers from the hazards of crystalline silica in order to avoid unnecessary illness and death. View Product

Crystalline Silica
Crystalline silica is a basic component of soil, sand, granite, and many other minerals. Designed to educate you about these hazards. View [...]

Another reason to ban texting on the job No Comments

Do you have any “text zombies” at your workplace? A new study shows that, just like their fictional TV and movie counterparts, text zombies walk differently, making them more likely to fall.
The study by researchers at the University of Queensland in Australia is the first to compare the impact of typing and reading text on [...]

Plant Explosion Kills 7; CSB Video Shows How It Happened No Comments

Related Fire Safety Training DVDs:

Fire Safety Real, Real Life Training DVD
Takes employees through “real-life” situations and forces them to think about their responses. View Product

Industrial Fire Prevention Video or DVD Program
Review steps that can be taken to help prevent fires and discuss what employees should do. View [...]

Dealing with insurance insanity in 2014 January 28, 2014 No Comments

Experts deviate on which of changes in workers’ compensation will have the most impact, but most agree on one thing: Workers’ compensation insurance is going to be insane in 2014.
In many states, rates will increase as the amount of money the insurance companies charge for workers’ compensation continues to rise. However, this is not universal. [...]

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