One of the most cost-effective tools in a safety arsenal are safety signs. Where should compliance signage start and end? What needs a label? Inspect any facility and put the right safety signs to work with these tips.
It may seem daunting to have to give workers feedback. However, when doing it with finesse, it can build up teams and drive profitable output. Team-building consultant David Roppo shares his tips for better feedback during #USAMfgHour on Twitter.
In the past year, safety teams at industries throughout the U.S. have had to learn how to adapt through the coronavirus pandemic. For 2021, see how workers have learned from events to improve health and safety.
As of Jan. 15, 2021, OSHA's civil penalties for violations of workplace safety and health standards are 1.8 percent higher. The maximum fine is now $136,532. The agency has increased its penalties to adjust for inflation as part of the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act.
In one year, dozens of companies came together to learn and grow during a weekly Twitter chat. The success of those meetings is showing promise for the future. A founder and chat host, Dan Bigger of Chenango Valley Technologies, shares an overview, highlights, and 2021 goals.