Tag Archives: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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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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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Nonfatal injury and illness rate

US employees decreased slightly in 2016 as did the rate of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses requiring days away from work. 2.9 cases per 100 full-time workers in 2016, compared to 3.0 in 2015. Approximately 2.9 million nonfatal injuries and … Continue reading

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State Fatality Work Injuries

How does your state compare from the previous year? North Carolina had 24 increased fatality work injuries.

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Do you care about Safety???

OSHA had 249 reported crane incidents that occurred over a decade in the USA. The majority of crane related incidents stemmed from someone being crushed by a load and of those incidents:                  … Continue reading

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