With the increase of holiday merchandise shopping, so does the increase in potential hazards in the workplace. Employers should take the appropriate increased actions to make sure all employees are properly trained, their work environment is safe, and they know how to respond to workplace emergencies.
Know your rights! Under federal law, all employees (temporary and full time) are entitled to a safe workplace and your employer must also provide a workplace free of known health and safety hazards.
OSHA’s Top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety violations for fiscal year (FY) 2019 are out. For the ninth consecutive year, Fall Protection is OSHA’s was most frequently cited violation standard – while most of the list remained largely unchanged from last year.
The OSHA Top 10 list is a helpful guide for understanding just how America’s businesses are in complying with the basic rules of workplace safety.
National Construction Appreciation Week is the third week in September and recognizes the dedicated, hardworking men and women in the industry who are instrumental in the development of our infrastructure and facilities.
Tell those you know in the industry you appreciate their work! And post your construction photos on social media using #ThanksForBuilding and #ConstructionAppreciationWeek
N95 Day observance is dedicated to highlighting the N95 filtering facepiece respirator information. It is also used to disseminate important information about powered air-purifying respirators (PAPRs), half mask, and full facepiece respirators (elastomerics).
National Construction Safety Week is an emphasis of safe work practices by national and global construction firms. This event takes place each spring to remind construction workers and supervisors how important workplace safety is every week of every year.
Safety on a construction site goes far beyond reducing injuries. It’s about coming together to protect one another, and making sure everyone gets home safely every night.
Labor Day is a great time to remember the importance workplace safety. Most of us show up to work each day and we take it for granted that we will return home safely. Sadly, that is not always the case. The fact is – every 7 seconds, a worker is injured on the job – and each injury is preventable.
If you are under age 18, there may be limits on the hours you work, the jobs you do, and the equipment you use. Likewise, your employer has the responsibility to provide a safe workplace. Learn more about young worker rights and safety.
OSHA’s Safe + Sound Week is a nationwide campaign to raise awareness and understanding of the value of proactive occupational safety and health (OSH) programs in all workplaces.
Implementing a safety and health program can not only reduce worker injuries – but can also save a business money and improve competitiveness.
Know Your Rights! Every worker has the right to a safe workplace under the OSH Act. Under federal law, you are entitled to a safe workplace. Your employer must provide a workplace free of known health and safety hazards.
Every year, many workers become sick from occupational heat exposure – and some fatally injured. However, there isn’t a federal standard requiring employers to protect their workers from heat stress or hold them accountable for workplace violations.