A little more than 2 years have passed since OSHA released its voluntary ergonomic guidelines. The storm that enveloped the process leading up to the release of the nursing home, poultry processing and grocery retail guidelines has ceased. The big...
OSHA's 2006 site-specific targeting (SST) plan will focus on approximately 4,250 high-hazard worksites in its primary list for unannounced comprehensive inspections over the coming year.
OSHA's list of the 10 most-violated workplace safety and health standards offers employers the opportunity to improve safety.
Dock shock and trailer drop are two emerging issues that pose serious health and safety risks.
Kaizen, the implementation of low-cost improvements resulting in measurable impact, might just be your ergonomics program's new best friend.
If an employee violates a written safety rule in which he was trained, but the employer lacks evidence that safety rules are enforced, an OSHA citation might be in that employer's future.