National Work Zone Awareness Week

National Work Zone Awareness Week

National Work Zone Awareness Week brings much needed attention to motorist and worker safety issues in work zones. The 2017 theme is “Work Zone Safety is in Your Hands,” which highlights the complexities of work zones and the need for awareness by everyone affected by work zones – DOTs, road workers, drivers, bicyclists, motorcycles, pedestrians, […]

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Profiting from OSHA inspections?

Want to save $355,000 over the next five years by cutting your injury rate 9.4% and your workers comp costs by 26%? New research finds that receiving a random OSHA inspection (at least in California) did exactly that. The study, entitled “Randomized Government Safety Inspections Reduce Worker Injuries with No Detectable Job Loss,” appeared in […]

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Heat illness prevention

Summer is here, and we all know what that brings to us—high temperatures and high humidity. This presents a problem by itself for those of us with heart conditions or less than svelte physiques. And for workers exposed to high temperatures, there is danger in the summer sunshine.

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