Tag Archives: Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)

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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Mobile Crane Qualified Candidates

Once again, students determined to master the controls of a mobile crane. But not just any mobile crane. No a mobile crane with a bucket on the end of the boom. Even added weight on the boom tip could not … Continue reading

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What is wrong with this Picture?

Sitting in the parking lot filling out some paperwork and my attention was diverted. Oh my, what is this person doing? Now we know that we need to keep 3 points of contact at all times when climbing up or … 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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Top 10 OSHA Citations of 2016: A Starting Point for Workplace Safety

Every October, the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration releases a preliminary list of the 10 most frequently cited safety and health violations for the fiscal year, compiled from nearly 32,000 inspections of workplaces by federal OSHA staff. … Continue reading

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