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Oil Rig Manager Talks Mastering Safety Challenges

It's a safety manager's job to help keep workers informed and well trained. Anyone who works on an oil rig, from roustabouts to drillers, needs to...

It's a safety manager's job to help keep workers informed and well trained. Anyone who works on an oil rig, from roustabouts to drillers, needs to be constantly up to speed on best practices and safety. It is up to oil rig managers to help ensure smooth operations through leadership.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published January 03, 2018
Safety

Our Best Content of 2017

We list our Top 10 Content pieces for 2017. See what made the list.

We list our Top 10 Content pieces for 2017. See what made the list.


BY KELSEY RZEPECKI | Published December 28, 2017
Safety

Communication Tower Safety Involves Many

In the past 30 years, there has been a rampant addition in communication towers for 911 services, cell phones, electricity transmission, and more....

In the past 30 years, there has been a rampant addition in communication towers for 911 services, cell phones, electricity transmission, and more. There is a need for added safety and communication for workers as technology on these giant towers change to include more high-tech data collecting.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published December 19, 2017
Safety

Visual Aids Bolster Bollard Post Safety

Whether used as a means to direct traffic, deter vehicle intrusions, and to protect people and structures, bollards act as visual guides, reminding...

Whether used as a means to direct traffic, deter vehicle intrusions, and to protect people and structures, bollards act as visual guides, reminding drivers to drive safely and responsibly in areas near schools, government buildings, and industrial warehouses and shipping yards.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published December 07, 2017
News and Trends

OSHA Extends Deadline for Reporting Injury, Illness Data

OSHA's Injury Tracking Application (ITA) is accessible online, where employers can provide their 2016 OSHA Form 300A information. The date by which...

OSHA's Injury Tracking Application (ITA) is accessible online, where employers can provide their 2016 OSHA Form 300A information. The date by which certain employers are required to submit the information from their completed 2016 Form 300A to OSHA has been extended to December 15, 2017.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published December 06, 2017
News and Trends

Space, The Next Mining Frontier

Mining industry leaders say they attribute recent improvements in safety goals to technology, a united approach to safety, and corporate culture fo...

Mining industry leaders say they attribute recent improvements in safety goals to technology, a united approach to safety, and corporate culture for strengthening safety programs. As the future of the mining industry explores possibilities beyond Earth, the main risks and dangers of mining remain.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published December 05, 2017
Safety

Corporate Disclosure Lags on Safety Metrics Reporting

Global companies are tracking workplace injury and safety data but are not making it public. Having transparency about hazards enhances awareness a...

Global companies are tracking workplace injury and safety data but are not making it public. Having transparency about hazards enhances awareness and allows room to more effectively improve overall safety. Reporting these efforts can improve investor relations and employee culture.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published November 20, 2017
Safety

Marine Corps Air Facility Adds App, Steps Up Safety Program

A safety team at the Marine Corps Air Facility (MCAF) in Quantico, Virginia, tackled safety issues and created an app to help with inspections. The...

A safety team at the Marine Corps Air Facility (MCAF) in Quantico, Virginia, tackled safety issues and created an app to help with inspections. These efforts have been recognized by OSHA's Voluntary Protection Program for creating a world-class safety program.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published November 20, 2017
Safety

Injured Woodworker Details Importance of Machine Guarding

Years after a board impaled his hip, a woodworker's pain continues. He details the importance of machine guarding. Consistently listed among OSHA's...

Years after a board impaled his hip, a woodworker's pain continues. He details the importance of machine guarding. Consistently listed among OSHA's top 10 safety violations, machine guarding is still often overlooked in protection. OSHA has several standards for machine guarding.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published November 20, 2017
News and Trends

Cal/OSHA Encourages Hep A Education and Prevention

Recent increases in hepatitis A contractions in California and Michigan have prompted OSHA to remind employers and employees of the importance of w...

Recent increases in hepatitis A contractions in California and Michigan have prompted OSHA to remind employers and employees of the importance of workplace sanitation practices and health education. At least 16 people have died this year from the disease.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published October 19, 2017