Monthly Archives: March 2016

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31 03, 2016

OSHA Lowers Silica PELs

By |March 31st, 2016|OSHA, Workplace safety|0 Comments

Exposure to crystalline silica in the workplace can cause serious damage and discomfort to workers in many industries. According to OSHA, “Silica dust is hazardous when very small (respirable) particles are inhaled. These respirable dust [...]

29 03, 2016

Department Of Labor Reviews Injury Reports

By |March 29th, 2016|Illness & Injuries, OSHA, Workplace safety|0 Comments

In January of 2015, the United States Department of Labor began requiring all employees to report serious work-related injuries and illnesses within 24 hours. According to a Department of Labor blog post by Dr. David [...]

28 03, 2016

OSHA Renews Regional Emphasis Program After Worker Death

By |March 28th, 2016|OSHA, Safety Programs, Workplace safety|0 Comments

In response to a construction worker’s death, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is renewing a Regional Emphasis Program in Kansas, Nebraska and Missouri. After a waste hauling truck hit the 47 year old [...]

25 03, 2016

Making 2016 Safety Goals with Safety Software

By |March 25th, 2016|Health and Safety, Illness & Injuries, Safety Software, Workplace safety|0 Comments

It’s already a few months into 2016, but there’s always time to either make new safety goals or review your current yearlong plans. You can choose to target specific hazards or streamline your processes, but [...]

24 03, 2016

OSHA Issues Regional Emphasis Program for Poultry Industry

By |March 24th, 2016|OSHA, Safety Audit, Safety Inspection, Safety Programs|0 Comments

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a regional notice on January 25, 2016 aimed at increasing worker health and safety in the poultry industry in Kansas, Nebraska and Missouri. The notice came from [...]