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OSHA Increases Focus on Healthcare. Is Your Facility Ready?

OSHA Increases Focus on Healthcare. Is Your Facility Ready?

An April 2 memorandum issued by OSHA has notified Regional Directors that the agency is extending its National Emphasis Program on Nursing and Residential Care Facilities until it provides updated guidance or ends the program. Thomas Galassi, Director of the Directorate of Enforcement for OSHA, stated that the agency will continue to focus on enforcement […]

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4 Ways to Avoid the Most Common Warehouse Incidents

4 Ways to Avoid the Most Common Warehouse Incidents

Employees working in a warehouse are exposed to a number of strenuous activities that can threaten their well-being. According to OHSA, the number of forklift-related accidents reaches close to 100,000 per year (100 fatal accidents, 34,900 serious injury accidents, and 61,800 non-serious accidents). As a result, those who handle heavy material handling equipment such as […]

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OSHA Cites Dangerous Robots

OSHA Cites Dangerous Robots

In the Terminator films, machines took over in 1997. In the Matrix films, it was closer to the year 2200. We are now somewhere in between these two scenarios. Robots are becoming ever more sophisticated and reactive. Computing power has seemingly limitless potential, as Moore’s law has demonstrated. In the span of human history, however, […]

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