Monthly Archives: November 2015

Happy Thanksgiving

Robin and I want to wish you all a very Happy Thanksgiving!!! May your holiday be special with family and friends and allow the season of giving begin at home, work and on the road. Wishing everyone safe travels throughout … Continue reading

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Face of Defense: Sailor Rescues Man Afte

Face of Defense: Sailor Rescues Man After High-Speed Crash http://ow.ly/38eV8R

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On the job deaths-older workers

On the job fatalities in 2014 increased to 4,679, more than one-third of which occurred among older workers, according to a preliminary report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The total fatality count is a 2 percent increase from 2013, … Continue reading

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#fallprotection #steelworker #fatality h

#fallprotection #steelworker #fatality http://ow.ly/V16Kg

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How To Cook a Frozen Turkey — Cooking Le

How To Cook a Frozen Turkey — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn http://ow.ly/38eV8O

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Unguarded balcony #fallprotection #dalla

Unguarded balcony #fallprotection #dallas construction worker #fatality http://ow.ly/V16yq

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Worker injured load falls from #crane #s

Worker injured load falls from #crane #safetylatch fails http://ow.ly/V16jo

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Miner Near Miss Accident

                      METAL / NONMETAL Limestone Mine  Near Miss Accident Surface Crushed Limestone Mine – A driller lost control of his drill steel and lunged to catch the drill steel in order to keep it from falling over the highwall. In … Continue reading

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More ‘Impactful” Inspections in 2016

OSHA is changing the way it approaches inspections. As of Oct. 1, the agency will move away from tallying the number of inspections it conducts in an attempt to emphasize quality over quantity. OSHA administrator David Michaels said during the … Continue reading

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Workplace Safety Violation Fines

Workplace safety violations will trigger stiffer fines. The recent budget law contains a little-noticed provision that jacks up the penalties imposed by OSHA… Occupational Safety and Health Admin by up to 80%. Employers and labor groups were surprised by the … Continue reading

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