A contractor who died at the same Texas City, Texas, refinery where a massive March 2005 explosion claimed the lives of 15 workers and injured 170 others was making safety improvements to the facility, according to BP Products America.
Safer, cheaper, alternatives to hazardous chemicals now could give employers an incentive to keep harmful substances away from their employees and their workplace environment.
With twice as many workers getting hurt in off-the-job incidents than at work, safety managers are beginning to see home safety as the final frontier for worker protection.
With summer in full swing, the Washington state Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) is reminding its employers to take precautions to prevent heat stress among outdoor workers.
The Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) on June 28 said its investigation of a fatal explosion and fire at a manufacturing plant in the Chicago suburbs occurred as a result of workers heating and mixing flammable solvents in an...
Management support for safety and health is difficult to measure, and there is no magic way to obtain it. To ensure management support, create a roadmap for success.
The California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board has approved a permanent heat stress standard that was created to protect outdoor workers from heat-related deaths and illnesses.
Sometimes, the things we dread the most turn out to be the best times we have.
Your company is an industry leader, and management has invested in elaborate safety programs. So why can't you excel at safety?