Washington — The National Occupational Research Agenda Manufacturing Sector Council has created an online resource guide intended to assist organizations in beginning, maintaining or enhancing their hazardous energy control programs.
Houston — In response to the high frequency of hand injuries among workers, the International Safety Equipment Association is working to finalize a new standard with the American National Standards Institute for back-of-the-hand impact protection.
Houston — Understanding risks and relying on human intelligence instead of only technological advances likely will play significant roles in the future of safety, SAFEmap International CEO Corrie Pitzer said during Tuesday’s Leadership Keynote at the 2018 National Safety Council Congress & Expo.
Houston — The cases of an employee sustaining a third-degree burn on his foot after slipping on a tank, a temporary worker having a mixture of butane and propane injected in his finger and arm, and a platform system failure high above one of Miami’s busiest streets were highlighted Monday during OSHA’s “Most Interesting” Technical Session at the 2018 National Safety Council Congress & Expo.
Washington — OSHA is reviving its Site-Specific Targeting Program and will be using the initial set of data collected from its electronic recordkeeping rule to identify high injury and illness rates, the agency recently announced.
Houston — After 7,000 votes were cast for 111 products from 77 companies, the results for the 2018 “Best in Show” New Product Showcase Awards were revealed Tuesday prior to the Leadership Keynote at the 2018 National Safety Council Congress & Expo.
Houston — Pointing out that on-the-job fatalities rose 7.3 percent in 2016, the National Safety Council on Tuesday debuted the workplace section of it Injury Facts database at the 2018 NSC Congress & Expo to “help people understand the biggest risks to their safety and help employers understand where to focus their risk management efforts.”