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
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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: 658
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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: 988
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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: 791
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What’s going on in Texas? OSHA fines Texas employers nearly $800,000.

Two Texas companies have been fined in separate incidents for denying safety equipment in a fall from heights and a trench collapse. 

  • 27 July 2015
  • Author: Ascent Admin
  • Number of views: 3057
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