A single OSHA press release about fines levied against a company can have the same effect as 200-plus agency inspections when it comes to future compliance by the offending employer, as well as those nearby in the same industry, a Duke University researcher recently concluded.
In Episode 4, the Safety+Health editorial team discusses the dangers of arc flash and how experts say it can be prevented. Also: NSC President and CEO Lorraine Martin talks about National Safety Month and being present as a safety leader during COVID-19.
The National Safety Council has launched SAFER: Safe Actions for Employee Returns, a comprehensive, multifaceted initiative aimed at developing industry- and risk-specific recommendations and resources for all U.S. employers.
In Episode 3, the Safety+Health editorial team looks at the topic of control banding – “using what is known to try to manage the unknown.” Also: Former OSHA inspector Paul McNeill shares insights about what employers should – and shouldn't – do when OSHA comes knocking.
In Episode 2, the Safety+Health editorial team looks at what’s being done to protect workers in roadway work zones, and talks with safety consultant Tim Page-Bottorff about his unique path into the profession and how safety pros can take their work home.
Over the past decade, the scaffolding standard has been a mainstay on OSHA’s annual “Top 10” list of most frequently cited violations. Experts say training and a small financial investment are the easiest path to compliance.