“Focus Four” training course provides an overview of construction-related hazards: struck by, caught in between, fall protection and electrical safety.
One of the most common injuries in the construction industry involves stepping on nails and sharp objects. Stepping on nails or other sharp contaminated objects is one way people can be exposed to tetanus spores.
Heat exposure can cause a range of effects on your body, from irritating rashes to heat stroke, which is often fatal. Understanding heat stress can help you to stay safe while working in hot environments.
OSHA will launch on Aug. 1, 2017, the Injury Tracking Application (ITA). The Web-based form allows employers to electronically submit required injury and illness data from their completed 2016 OSHA Form 300A.
The construction site of 2050 will be human-free – thus less risk averse – according to Balfour Beatty – a leading international infrastructure group.
Comprehensive list with details references of which states require OSHA 10 & 30 HR certifications. Some states – along with some employers and organizations – have enacted laws mandating the 10 and/or 30 hour OSHA training requirements.
Acclimatization is important in keeping your workforce safe and well as temperatures rise. Workers who are exposed to extreme heat or work in hot environments may be at risk of heat stress.
National Safety Month is a reminder how to help prevent unnecessary injuries and deaths at work, on the roads, and in our homes and communities.
Older drivers at work tend to practice better driving habits, but they are at a higher risk of injury or death if involved in a crash.
Workers who are exposed to extreme heat or work in hot environments indoors or outdoors, or even those engaged in strenuous physical activities may be at risk for heat stress.