Category Archives: Work-related Deaths

NSC Charleston SouthEast Conference

The National Safety Council is coming to the Southeast! The new NSC Southeast Conference & Expo provides a new opportunity to expand your market reach to the Southeast where you will connect with motivated buyers. You’ll meet face to face … Continue reading

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Key findings from the 2019 & 2020 Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries

  – The 5,333 fatal occupational injuries in 2019 represents the largest annual number since 2007. There were 4,764 fatal work injuries recorded in the United States in 2020, a 10.7-percent decrease.   – A worker died every 99 minutes … Continue reading

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Top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety standards for FY 2021

1. Fall Protection – General Requirements (1926.501): 5,295 violations 2. Respiratory Protection (1910.134): 2,527 3. Ladders (1926.1053): 2,026 4. Scaffolding (1926.451): 1,948 5. Hazard Communication (1910.1200): 1,947 6. Lockout/Tagout (1910.147): 1,698 7. Fall Protection – Training Requirements (1926.503): 1,666 8. … Continue reading

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NC Aggregates

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Needlestick Injuries

Raleigh, NC reported an estimated 781 to 1,484 needlestick-related injuries-a rate of 2.7 per 100 workers-occur annually at solid waste and recycling material recovery facilities. Researchers surveyed the owners of material recovery facilities in North America about needlestick incidents, which … Continue reading

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OSHA Penalties Increase for 2019

Do you know what your penalty will be when your cited by OSHA compliance officer visit to your facility? The annual increase started by President Obama and currently continued by President Trump has increased the OSHA penalties. Other than Serious … Continue reading

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Top Ten Violations in 2018

TOP TEN Violations in 2018 1 – Fall Protection 2 – Hazard Communication 3 – Scaffolding 4 – Respiratory Protection 5 – Lockout/Tagout 6 – Ladders 7 -Powered Industrial Trucks 8 – Fall Protection – Training Requirements 9 – Machine … Continue reading

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Fatalities Lower in 2017

There were a total of 5,147 fatal work injuries recorded in the United States in 2017. Down slightly from the 5, 190 fatal injuries reported in 2016. Fatal falls were at their highest level in 26 years at 887. Violence … Continue reading

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Fall Protection tops OSHA Top 10

“The Top 10 represents the most frequently cited standards, and they are a good place to start for the employer in identifying hazards in their own workplace.” The top five violations remained unchanged for the fourth straight year, with Hazard … Continue reading

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What is your life worth??

I ask this question all the time? How much is your life worth today if you die??? It really doesn’t matter who’s at fault because your dead. This stunt man was worth $12,675.00 According to OSHA fines and violation, a … Continue reading

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