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OSHA Strengthens Alliances North and South of the U.S. Border

In September 2016, OSHA helped form a stronger alliance between the U.S. and Canada with an updated plan to align the countries’ hazardous workplac...

In September 2016, OSHA helped form a stronger alliance between the U.S. and Canada with an updated plan to align the countries’ hazardous workplace chemicals classification requirements and labels. OSHA also shored up its alliance with Mexico in a renewed plan.


BY GRAPHIC PRODUCTS STAFF | Published September 12, 2016
Pioneering Personnel

Five Questions with Alamodome Maintenance Manager Eric Duncan

The Alamodome is a five-tier stadium in the center of San Antonio, Texas. As well as holding pro soccer matches, NFL football games, and WWE, it's...

The Alamodome is a five-tier stadium in the center of San Antonio, Texas. As well as holding pro soccer matches, NFL football games, and WWE, it's the home field for the UTSA Roadrunners (college football), and will host the 2018 Men's NCAA Final Four. Eric Duncan is a manager who ensures safety.


BY GRAPHIC PRODUCTS STAFF | Published September 08, 2016
News and Trends

MSHA Encourages Miners to “Stop and Take a Breath”

MSHA announces “Stop and Take a Breath” campaign, for September 2016 to encourage mining safety. As part of the “Stop and Take a Breath” campaign,...

MSHA announces “Stop and Take a Breath” campaign, for September 2016 to encourage mining safety. As part of the “Stop and Take a Breath” campaign, miners across the US will have a chance to talk to MSHA inspectors, who will be engaging coal miners and mine operators in “walk and talks.”


BY GRAPHIC PRODUCTS STAFF | Published September 08, 2016
News and Trends

OSHA Does Not Investigate Arc Flash Explosion at Hydroelectric Plant

Three workers were hospitalized after a panel arced in a plant on the bank of the Ware River, currently being commissioned into a modern hydroelect...

Three workers were hospitalized after a panel arced in a plant on the bank of the Ware River, currently being commissioned into a modern hydroelectric plant. OSHA was set to investigate the arc flash incident, however by mid-August deemed the accident to be the result of an incidental error.


BY GRAPHIC PRODUCTS STAFF | Published August 23, 2016
News and Trends

OSHA Announces New Pilot Program to Expedite Case Processing

OSHA has a new pilot program aimed specifically at helping safety whistleblowers, who may fear the impacts of a dragged-out case and employer retal...

OSHA has a new pilot program aimed specifically at helping safety whistleblowers, who may fear the impacts of a dragged-out case and employer retaliation. The pilot offers an expedited case processing time to allow workers to confidently report unsafe conditions to employers and OSHA, if necessary.


BY GRAPHIC PRODUCTS STAFF | Published August 19, 2016
News and Trends

Louisiana Flooding; How Signs & Posters Can Help Victims, Responders

Severe flooding ravaged the U.S. Gulf Coast this week, causing almost 11,000 people to seek refuge in nearly 50 Red Cross and community shelters th...

Severe flooding ravaged the U.S. Gulf Coast this week, causing almost 11,000 people to seek refuge in nearly 50 Red Cross and community shelters throughout Louisiana in the span of three days. In creating signage for emergencies, Graphic Products has a number of solutions.


BY GRAPHIC PRODUCTS STAFF | Published August 17, 2016
News and Trends

Lack of Signs at Olympic Games in Rio Adds to Confusion

At the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, 500,000 visitors from more than 200 countries will visit and many rely on signs. However by the opening cer...

At the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, 500,000 visitors from more than 200 countries will visit and many rely on signs. However by the opening ceremony only 15% of the signage had been installed at Olympic venues.


BY GRAPHIC PRODUCTS STAFF | Published August 15, 2016
Pioneering Personnel

Donnie Johnson: Story of an Arc Flash Survivor

An arc flash explosion on August 12, 2004 changed Donnie Johnson's life. The husband and father of two suffered third-degree burns down to the musc...

An arc flash explosion on August 12, 2004 changed Donnie Johnson's life. The husband and father of two suffered third-degree burns down to the muscle on both arms and hands, and second-degree burns to his face, head, and neck.


BY KELSEY RZEPECKI | Published August 11, 2016
Safety

Production Begins at the World’s Largest Diamond Mine

Now under production, the Gahcho Kué will be the world’s largest diamond mine. The project is a joint venture between Mountain Province Diamonds In...

Now under production, the Gahcho Kué will be the world’s largest diamond mine. The project is a joint venture between Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. and De Beers Canada Inc., and they expect to sell the mine’s first diamond by the end of 2016.


BY GRAPHIC PRODUCTS STAFF | Published August 10, 2016
News and Trends

U.S. Department of Labor to Help Combat Hearing Loss

Together with the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) and the National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH), US DOL and OSHA h...

Together with the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) and the National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH), US DOL and OSHA have launched “Hear and Now – Noise Safety Challenge,” a call for entries to inspire creative ideas, while raising occupational awareness.


BY GRAPHIC PRODUCTS STAFF | Published August 04, 2016