18th construction worker dies in New York from avoidable trench collapse

Man Buried in ‘Completely Avoidable’ Fatal Accident. Carlos Moncayo was the 18th construction worker to die on the job this year in New York City.


  • 9 October 2015
  • Author: Ascent Admin
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Why is material handling safety so important?

The efficient handling and storing of materials are vital to industry. In addition to raw materials, these operations provide a continuous flow of parts and assemblies through the workplace and ensure that materials are available when needed. Unfortunately, the improper handling and storing of materials often result in costly injuries.

 

  • 16 September 2015
  • Author: Ascent Admin
  • Number of views: 1136
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Roofing contractor sentenced for making false statements to OSHA inspectors
Alabama roofing contractor sentenced for making false statements to OSHA inspectors following an incident that seriously injured 3 workers
  • 28 August 2015
  • Author: Ascent Admin
  • Number of views: 709
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Employee amputated 4 fingers on first day at new job
The first day on the job for a new employee ended tragically when a 21-year-old man suffered severe burns and the loss of four fingers at a manufacturing plant in Elyria, Ohio, in March.
  • 14 August 2015
  • Author: Ascent Admin
  • Number of views: 1031
  • Comments: 0
Heat Illness Prevention

Heat illnesses include heat rash, heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke. Heat stoke requires immediate medical attention and can result in death. 

  • 7 August 2015
  • Author: Ascent Admin
  • Number of views: 830
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