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OSHA describes ‘most interesting cases’ at NSC Congress & Expo session

Indianapolis – The cases of a fatal asthma attack, a crane boom collapse that almost killed eight people and an improperly secured 300-ton piece of equipment that cost a longshoreman his life just one month before retirement were highlighted Tuesday during “OSHA’s Most Interesting Cases” Technical Session at the 2017 National Safety Council Congress & Expo.
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5 elements of forklift safety

Operators balance numerous practices to perform work safely

OSHA estimates that more than 90,000 injuries involving forklifts occur every year. Safety+Health spoke with experts about best practices for keeping forklift operators – and the people who work near them – safe on the job.


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Avoid toluene exposure

Toluene – often used in paint, metal cleaners and adhesives – is a clear, colorless liquid that vaporizes when exposed to air at room temperature. According to OSHA, it also has a sharp and sweet smell, which is a sign of exposure.
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