Keeping machine guards in working condition and in place is crucial to worker safety.

Machine guarding violations are consistently among the OSHA top 10 violations. There are several common reasons for machine safety violations but none that are acceptable. We share tips on how to improve machine and equipment safety.

Powerful machines have stark hazards. Mechanical danger zones can bruise, slice, crush, maim, or…

While OSHA’s top 10 most violated safety standards for 2020 show fall protection at number one, there are three more top violations directly related. What can the construction industry and other workplaces do to improve fall incident rates?

Construction is one of the noisiest workplace environments. Yet, what needs to be heard the most is the recurrent injury and fatalities data that screams “danger.” While OSHA’s top 10 most violated safety standards for 2020 lists Fall Protection at №1, there are three additional violations on the list that…

Personal protective equipment is the last line of defense, but it’s also only as effective as a workplace’s safety program. PPE goes beyond donning on something and moving along. Here are a few common mistakes and solutions for PPE.

Protective clothing, head coverings, eyewear, and other items are not about the latest fashion trend. At work, they can sometimes be a difference between going home or to the hospital. PPE goes beyond throwing something on for the sake of compliance; it’s also the last line of defense.

Where should…

Freezer warehouses and cold storage facilities are some of the most demanding workplaces. To meet new challenges and keep up with demand, extreme cold facilities are using tools and technology to strengthen safety and efficiency.

It may be warm and springlike on the outside, but on the inside, freezer warehouses throughout the world can be comparable to Antarctica. Though it is a fast-paced environment, staff work in unrelenting subzero temperatures. Even with the best gear, the cold pierces through, which means efficiency and safety must…

Construction companies and workers are getting back to their sites with new safety precautions to help prevent the spread of coronavirus and for heat safety.

Installing sewer lines, reinforcing structures, and excavation for utility trenching are activities that are essential once again. After a weeks-long stay at home order, thousands…

In a recent Facebook poll, electrical workers said that work area and arc flash boundaries were among their top concerns. Here are a few tips to ensure safe distancing for electrical work.

Workplace injury statistics consistently show that most people who suffer electric shock or electrocution had contacted circuits they…

Christine Torres

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