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17 08, 2016

OSHA Delays Enforcement of Anti-Retaliation Protections in the New Rule

By |August 17th, 2016|Illness & Injuries, Incident, OSHA|0 Comments

Some months ago, OSHA enacted a new rule for injury and illness reporting. Among other things, this rule greatly strengthened workers’ rights in regards to reporting injuries. These provisions that become effective on August 10, 2016 elicited [...]

1 08, 2016

Three ways the OSHA rule change will increase the rate of reporting

By |August 1st, 2016|Illness & Injuries, Incident Tracking, OSHA, Workplace safety|0 Comments

A few months ago, OSHA adopted a new rule on workplace injury and illness reporting. When I last talked about this rule, I focused mainly on the requirement that many businesses electronically submit their injury [...]

22 07, 2016

Four Steps to Surviving a Chemical Spill

By |July 22nd, 2016|Incident, OSHA, Safety, Waste Management, Workplace safety|0 Comments

According to the Center for Disease Control, unplanned chemical releases kill about 40 Americans every year, and injure around 6,500. A chemical spill may release toxic or otherwise hazardous materials into the environment, endangering both [...]

21 07, 2016

Predicting Accidents with Data

By |July 21st, 2016|Incident Tracking, Near Miss Incidents, Safety, Safety Software|0 Comments

What causes a workplace to be unsafe? Equipment failure, miscommunication, and procedural shortcomings are all possible reasons for lapses in safety. But these aren’t the core reasons, really. When you look at it on the [...]

5 07, 2016

Five Easy Steps to Preventing Falls

By |July 5th, 2016|Illness & Injuries, Incident Tracking, OSHA, Safety, Workplace safety|0 Comments

A recent study shows that slips and falls account for about 16% of all occupational injuries in the United States. By that measure, simple gravity and carelessness cost American businesses over $11 billion per year [...]