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Friday is “Don’t Fry Day”; OSHA campaign reminds workers of the dangers of sun overexposure

Friday is “Don’t Fry Day”; OSHA...

Posted by Amy Materson on May 21, 2015

As outdoor temperatures begin to rise, so does the chance of illnesses related to working outside. Heat stress and overexposure ...

Light OSHA staffing, penalties come under fire in report on the dangers of New York construction sites

Light OSHA staffing, penalties come under fire in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 13, 2015

Citing data that shows construction represents less than 4 percent of total employment in New York while accounting for 20 percent ...

Worker dies following floor collapse in Michigan

Worker dies following floor collapse in Michigan

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 13, 2015

A worker part of a crew performing renovations on an older building in Ypsilanti, Michigan, died earlier this week following ...

Worker killed in attempt to jump from stalled lift on NYC jobsite

Worker killed in attempt to jump from stalled lift on...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 07, 2015

A worker on a crew building a luxury hotel in New York City was killed Tuesday when he fell 24 ...

OSHA updates its required “Job Safety and Health” poster; download it here

OSHA updates its required “Job Safety and...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 05, 2015

The Occupational Health and Safety Administration has made available the newest version of Job Safety and Health: It’s the Law, ...

OSHA will soon require employers to quickly report any injury that sends a worker to the hospital

OSHA will soon require employers to quickly report any...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 15, 2014

In response to a preliminary report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics that tallies 4,405 workers killed on the job ...

Construction worker rescued from pit scaffolding after suffering cardiac arrest

Construction worker rescued from pit scaffolding after...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 27, 2014

Firefighters rescued a construction worker Monday afternoon after he suffered a heart attack on a downtown Houston jobsite. According to a ...

Prevent heat exhaustion on the construction jobsite with these 10 tips and OSHA resources

Prevent heat exhaustion on the construction jobsite...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 07, 2014

Thousands of workers become ill each year due to heat exhaustion. In 2012 alone, there were 31 heat-related deaths and ...

VIDEO: This guy being catapulted by a boom lift is why you should always wear a harness

VIDEO: This guy being catapulted by a boom lift is why...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 09, 2014

No. 4 Video in 2014 « NO. 5 NO. 3 »   There's a reason things like safety guidelines, personal protective equipment and ...

More than 1 million workers take part in OSHA’s National Fall Safety Stand Down week

More than 1 million workers take part in OSHA’s...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Jun 05, 2014

More than 1 million workers from tens of thousands of businesses are estimated to be taking part in the Occupational ...

Critics aside, OSHA has drastically reduced worker deaths and injuries since its inception (INFOGRAPHIC)

Critics aside, OSHA has drastically reduced worker...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 04, 2014

The Occupational Safety and Health Act was signed into law in 1970, bringing about OSHA. And though the agency gets ...

2 construction workers die after 80-foot fall from crane near San Francisco

2 construction workers die after 80-foot fall from...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 02, 2014

Two men working on a bridge construction site near San Francisco died Friday morning after falling 80 feet from a ...

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