Scaffold Safety – 4 Common Hazards

Scaffold Safety – 4 Common Hazards

Scaffold Safety: 4 Common Hazards and How to Reduce Exposure In a Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS) study, 72% of workers injured in scaffold accidents attributed the accident either to the planking or support giving way, or to the employee slipping or being struck...
Hazard Communication: Resources for Labeling

Hazard Communication: Resources for Labeling

Hazard Communication: Resources for Labeling In June of 2016, OSHA began enforcement of the new Hazard Communication Standard aligned with the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals. Not only did this standard formalize and clarify the...
Trench Protection: Necessary Measures

Trench Protection: Necessary Measures

Focus of the Month:  Excavations Trench Protection and Necessary Measures As the weather warms and the ground thaws, workers throughout the United States will begin digging trenches, exposing them to hazards like a trench collapse.  For this reason, OSHA specifies...

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