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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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NATIONAL CENSUS OF FATAL OCCUPATIONAL INJURIES IN 2016

Sad news as the Bureau of Labor Statistics releases the fatal work injuries. There were a total of 5,190 fatal work injuries recorded in the United States in 2016,      a 7-percent increase from the 4,836 fatal injuries reported … Continue reading

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OSHA Top 10 for FY 2016

At the 2016 NSC Congress & Expo, OSHA announced the preliminary “Top 10” most frequently cited workplace safety violations for fiscal year 2016. This year’s list provided no surprises.  The list has virtually been the same for many years, with … Continue reading

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Miner Deaths increase in 2014

Mining deaths totaled 44, an increase of two from 2013. At metal and non-metal mines and facilities, 28 deaths occured-six more than in 2013. A record-low 16 deaths occurred at coal mines, four fewer than the previous year. Mine contractor … Continue reading

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