Ohio auto insulation manufacturer faces $600,000 penalty following worker injury
A worker at a Toledo, Ohio, automotive parts supplier lost his hand and part of his arm in a shredding machine. 
  • 16 May 2017
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2017 Safety Job Outlook

Are safety pros looking to change jobs? Find out in the latest job outlook from Safety and Health Magazine.

  • 9 May 2017
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National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction, scheduled for May 8-12.
Fatalities caused by falls from elevation continue to be a leading cause of death for construction employees, accounting for 350 of the 937 construction fatalities recorded in 2015 (BLS data). 
  • 1 May 2017
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Employer in Boston fined $1.4 million in fatal trench collapse
Robert Higgins and Kelvin Mattocks died on Oct. 21, 2016, in Boston, when the approximately 12-foot deep trench in which they were working collapsed, breaking an adjacent fire hydrant supply line and filling the trench with water in a matter of seconds.
  • 13 April 2017
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OSHA 300A forms must be posted by February 1
The summary must be posted in a visible location where notices to employees are commonly posted from Feb. 1 to April 30. OSHA requires Form 300A to be posted even if no incidents occurred in the previous year. 
  • 30 January 2017
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