Gov. Jerry Brown's office noted there are 15 major fires currently burning in California and more than 13,000 firefighters from California, 17 other states, Australia, and New Zealand are working the front lines of wildfires statewide.
The London Fire Brigade reports they increased by 34 percent in 2017 alone.
Companies are turning workplace safety into a personal matter. Bringing innovative materials science to PPE is a priority for end users and brands alike.
Those most likely to be exposed, such as police and fire personnel, EMTs, ER staff, and forensic lab personnel, should be transitioning to gloves that provide comprehensive protection against fentanyl.
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All too often, hand injuries occur when employees are distracted and aren't focused on where they are or what they're doing. It's incredibly important for employers to eliminate as many distractions as possible.
The real work of analyzing hand injury trends begins with the physical improvement of the organization's hand safety program after the data has been scrubbed.
Every job needs to have not only a job description, but also a hazard analysis, which can change over time.
Each end-use situation must be evaluated for its particular risks.
The new regulations bolster the existing requirements for fire-fighting and life-saving equipment, establish standards for construction and arrangement of newly constructed vessels, and phase in machinery and electrical standards during the next decade.