Chemical Substances

Whether you work in an office, a shop, a kitchen or a factory, you are working near chemical substances.  In an office environment, you may only be exposed to cleaning materials or paints; factories and industrial facilities might contain a variety of extremely dangerous materials which can be life-threatening if mishandled. Manufacturers of chemical materials are…… Continue reading Chemical Substances

Performing The Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Hazard Analysis

Thousands of people are blinded each year from work-related eye injuries that could have been prevented with the proper selection and use of eye and face protection. Eye injuries alone cost more than $300 million per year in lost production time, medical expenses, and worker compensation. (Source: Occupational Safety and Health Administration) Failure to adequately…… Continue reading Performing The Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Hazard Analysis

Here are OSHA’s Top 10 Most Cited Workplace Violations of 2017

At the National Safety Council Congress & Expo in Indianapolis, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced its annual preliminary list of the top 10 most frequently-cited workplace safety violations. And to no surprise, Fall Protection remained No. 1 on the list that varies little year-to-year. In fact, the top 5 remained the same…… Continue reading Here are OSHA’s Top 10 Most Cited Workplace Violations of 2017