When it comes to LOTO training to follow the NFPA 70E standard, three types of employees need to be covered.
One of the highlights is a June 12 panel discussion on how increased use and legalization of marijuana affect companies' efforts to maintain drug-free workplaces.
For both predictive and prescriptive maintenance plans in industrial and manufacturing environments, IIoT technology is an important advancement.
People seem to have this yearning to find a gas detector that doesn't need to be bump tested or calibrated (but can magically be ready at any moment to provide the proper detection with 100 percent accuracy).
"With overall unemployment now at the lowest level in nearly 50 years, contractors are having an ever harder time finding workers with or without construction experience," said Ken Simonson, AGC's chief economist. "Average pay in construction is more than 10 percent higher than in the private sector as a whole, but job openings in the industry keep climbing."
CPWR has posted many resources on its Stand-Down website, including a five-day plan for getting workers to focus on falls during the week. Among the suggestions the organization makes are to use CPWR-NIOSH infographics, CPRW fatality maps, and NIOSH and state Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation reports to focus workers' attention on identifying fall hazards.
How does stress affect an employee's health to the point that we need to take it into consideration when evaluating their working environment? Should stress be included in the evaluation to management as a matter of concern?
The conference's opening session will feature keynote speaker Carey Lohrenz, the first female F-14 Tomcat fighter pilot in the U.S. Navy, speaking on "Lessons in Leadership."
Remote inspections can be an alternate and effective way to conduct a safety inspection.
The most robust software solutions feature ingredient indexing to help you track chemical ingredients across products while flagging those that are subject to more stringent regulatory standards.