Three Hand Protection Trends Worth Your Attention in 2019

Industry Trends “Employers shall select and require employees to use appropriate hand protection when employees’ hands are exposed to hazards such as those from skin absorption of harmful substances; severe cuts or lacerations; severe abrasions; punctures; chemical burns; thermal burns; and harmful temperature extremes.” Your probably know this OSHA requirement by heart, right? But what…

OSHA Revised H&S Standards – Implications for Businesses

News OSHA’s 24-year old Standards Improvement Project revised 14 provisions to improve employee health and safety. The scope of the fourth final rule, an initiative which began in 2016, was to eliminate confusing, duplicative, outdated and unnecessary rules in recordkeeping, general industry, maritime and construction standards. The goal? Save employers $6.1 million per year. OSHA…

New OSHA Crane Safety Regulations To Reduce Construction Site Incidents

Compliance News New OSHA rule revises the way crane operators are trained, evaluated and certified in view of minimizing crane-related accidents. Some 44 people are killed and 175 injured each year in US crane accidents, according to the Bureau of Labor statistics. This April, crane-related incidents made national headlines. Most accidents, happening on urban construction…