The Indianapolis presentation will focus on prevention best practices and provide an overview of a new industry initiative in development by ISEA and the Dropped Objects Solutions Committee that seeks to standardize solutions.
Why is there so much comfort in the status quo when the people who need the protection of these products require so much more?
"Floor collapses can be caused by overloading areas with construction materials, the new floor not being structurally completed, or the structural support elements being inadequate or altered. That is why it is critical that builders ensure the load-bearing capacity of floors under construction are known by everyone at the site," WorkSafe Victoria Head of Hazardous Industries and Industry Practice Michael Coffey said.
The report points out that workplace injuries are common among these workers, fewer than half are offered medical insurance by their employers, and more than half earn less than $15 an hour despite having on average high levels of experience in the industry.
A comprehensive safety analysis should not be limited to the facility. It should also include a review of all tasks and processes, giving priority to high-risk areas.
There will be plenty to learn and do at the NSC Congress & Expo in downtown Indianapolis.
There is a need for a value-driven security risk assessment in chemical clusters.
Accumulation of biological pollutants can result in hazardous health effects for occupants, as well as structural damage to the building.
The Northeast's multi-species groundfish trawling had the highest fatality rate of all during 2005-2014 at 30 per 10,000 FTEs.
The agency has a proposed rule under OIRA review, with an NPRM to be published in September 2017.