When safety eyewear fogs, workers have little choice but to remove it and wipe it clear, which can lead to repeated interruptions throughout the shift.
Building a new tunnel under the Hudson River is estimated to cost $11.1 billion and rehabilitating the existing tunnel would cost $1.8 billion more, according to DOT.
Your first line of defense is using your head to eliminate hazards and implement engineering and administrative controls.
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.
Employees need to refresh their training and have drills regularly so they will be able to rely on both their knowledge and their experience when emergencies happen.
Companies can address an aging construction industry with sophisticated technology.
Time, efficiency, and protection become key factors the right respirator selection can address before a worker is ever faced with an emergency situation.
The Kentucky Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (FACE) program investigates fatalities and makes recommendations for preventing future similar injuries.
The National Weather Service and OSHA have partnered to increase awareness for outdoor workers and their employers during excessive heat events, with NWS incorporating specific outdoor worker safety precautions when heat advisories and warnings are issued. OSHA and Department of Labor again are reminding employers and workers this week to take precautions to protect themselves before a heat wave begins.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission received 11 reports of nonoccupational fireworks-related deaths during 2015 and the highest number of injuries, 11,900, treated in U.S. hospital emergency departments in the past 16 years. Most injuries occur around the Fourth of July holiday.