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Posted October 22, 2013 at 12:00 AM
Media coverage of workplace violence tends to misrepresent the scale and nature of the problem. While the dramatic, isolated incidents often publicized are shocking, most this type of violence... Read More

Posted October 8, 2013 at 12:00 AM
Mining, oil and gas extracting operations use diesel powered engines in a variety of applications. Unfortunately, diesel emissions contain approximately 20 times more harmful particles than regular... Read More

Posted October 8, 2013 at 12:00 AM
Given the unique characteristics of the laboratory workplace, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has tailored a standard for occupational exposure to hazardous chemicals in... Read More

Posted October 8, 2013 at 12:00 AM
Although we do our best at  to keep the workplace safe, violence inflicted by an outsider or between employees remains a serious safety and health issue. It can occur inside or outside the workplace... Read More

Posted October 8, 2013 at 12:00 AM
According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), workers may be exposed to dust containing high levels of respirable crystalline silica (silica) during hydraulic... Read More

Posted October 8, 2013 at 12:00 AM
Solar water heaters are becoming increasingly more popular in both residential buildings and commercial facilities. When the demand for a service rises, so will injuries in installing and maintaining... Read More

Posted August 16, 2013 at 12:00 AM
The Food Safety Modernization Act (FMSA) is intended to improve the safety and security of the nation’s food supply, focusing on prevention of foodborne illness. The FSMA gives the U.S. Food and Drug... Read More

Posted July 18, 2013 at 12:00 AM
Sweeping New Regulation: GHS originated at the 1992 Earth Summit – United Nations Conference on Environment and Development. This “mandate” was intended to create consistency among all nations in the... Read More

Posted March 14, 2013 at 12:00 AM
One in five workplace injuries or illnesses is caused by a back injury. Each year more than one million workers suffer from severe back injuries according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Don’t be a... Read More

Posted December 27, 2012 at 12:00 AM
To avoid slips and falls, be on the lookout for hazards such as water, food, grease, oil, sawdust, soap or other manufacturing debris. Condensation can occur when the warm air inside your facility... Read More