"Exposure to hand/arm vibration is a well-known risk which the company failed to adequately control," said HSE Inspector Helen Jones. "The company also failed to ensure workers were looked after when symptoms did arise, leading to further exposure."
The comments submitted so far are all over the map: Many commenters want no delay of the compliance deadline, many want the delay to be implemented, and some -- notably, from construction companies that submitted identical comments -- want the original rule withdrawn.
The new requirements require nicotine-containing products or their packaging to be child-resistant and tamper evident, ban certain ingredients, include new labeling requirements and warnings, and also require all e-cigarettes and e-liquids be notified to MHRA before they can be sold.
Placement of the emergency equipment is very important. A person in pain and with possibly obstructed vision should be able to traverse the path from hazard to the flushing units within seconds.
The Kentucky Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (FACE) program investigates fatalities and makes recommendations for preventing future similar injuries.
A new survey shows more than 21 percent of companies did not meet all GHS compliance requirements.
To be compliant with OSHA's general duty clause for workplace safety, facilities that produce potentially combustible dust should do everything they can to ensure compliance with NFPA 652.
Work on the NFPA 3000 standard began last October, driven by the June 2016 Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando.
The proposed Safety of Gas Transmission and Gathering Pipelines rule would set new IM requirements for these pipelines that are not in high consequence areas (HCAs), and it proposes a new "moderate consequence areas" definition.
What's shocking is that many workers are not using rubber insulating equipment because they simply don't know they need it.