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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Visual Communication

Alaska Hits New Heights with Runway Project and Highway Pilot Program

The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (ADOT&PF) has completed a runway unlike any other at the Kodiak, Alaska airport. Anot...

The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (ADOT&PF) has completed a runway unlike any other at the Kodiak, Alaska airport. Another new public project Alaska has in effect is a pilot program to deter drivers from speeding and passing on the right or outside lanes of the highway.

Safety

Columbus, Ohio Emerges as Smart City Challenge Winner

As a safety product supplier to US Departments of Transportation (USDOTs), Graphic Products would like to offer congratulations to the City of Colu...

As a safety product supplier to US Departments of Transportation (USDOTs), Graphic Products would like to offer congratulations to the City of Columbus, Ohio for winning the Smart City Challenge. The national award was hosted by US DOT in tandem with Vulcan Inc. of Seattle.

Safety

Could a Construction Labor Shortage Mean Cutting Corners on Safety?

Construction labor and subcontractor shortages are a reality in June 2016 as housing starts increase. Will this affect safety? As well as Complianc...

Construction labor and subcontractor shortages are a reality in June 2016 as housing starts increase. Will this affect safety? As well as Compliance Assessment Services, Graphic Products offers a range of construction resources such as resources on crane safety and safety signage to keep sites safe.

News and Trends

Larger OSHA Fines, Here We Come

OSHA fees will increase for the first time in 25 years, with larger fees to become effective by August 1, 2016. Because OSHA hasn’t raised its rate...

OSHA fees will increase for the first time in 25 years, with larger fees to become effective by August 1, 2016. Because OSHA hasn’t raised its rates to reflect inflation since 1990, the new ruling can account for this period of non-adjustment, which will be an increase of 78%.