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SAIF Leader Rises to Construction Challenges

Knowing she’s making a difference in the lives of workers is what motivates Melissa Diede. The senior safety management consultant and construction...

Knowing she’s making a difference in the lives of workers is what motivates Melissa Diede. The senior safety management consultant and construction safety manager at SAIF Corporation shares what it’s like in her profession and how important safety is for employers and employees alike.

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128 Years Strong, E.M. Duggan Thrives on Safety

E.M. Duggan is a fifth-generation, family owned mechanical contracting business in Massachusetts. For 128 years, the company has been long respecte...

E.M. Duggan is a fifth-generation, family owned mechanical contracting business in Massachusetts. For 128 years, the company has been long respected for its expertise in plumbing, HVAC, fire protection and service. It recently won contractor of the year.

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East Kentucky Power Amplifies Safety

Safety has risen to a whole new level at East Kentucky Power Cooperative. The power company says that boosting its safety program has changed its w...

Safety has risen to a whole new level at East Kentucky Power Cooperative. The power company says that boosting its safety program has changed its work culture and productivity for the better. The results of their safety journey are encouraging, which has earned EKPC an award.

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Ghirardelli's Secret Recipe: Staying Lean

Imagine a chocolate manufacturing world, where production lines are running smoothly. It's a world of pure reality at Ghirardelli's facility in Cal...

Imagine a chocolate manufacturing world, where production lines are running smoothly. It's a world of pure reality at Ghirardelli's facility in California. All the tools workers need are there when they need them. Operators are engaged and looking out for hazards and risks.

Safety

Plan Ahead: Enhance Emergency Safety

Accidents will happen, and so can emergencies. As equipment and processes change, it's important to keep emergency plans updated too. Plan ahead to...

Accidents will happen, and so can emergencies. As equipment and processes change, it's important to keep emergency plans updated too. Plan ahead to enhance safety in any facility. Keep employees up to date on emergency plans and support continuous employee safety through high-visibility markings.

News and Trends

Trench Violations, Injuries Spark OSHA Program

After noticing an increase in trench work violations, injuries, and deaths, OSHA is ramping up educational efforts. Teaming up with industry profes...

After noticing an increase in trench work violations, injuries, and deaths, OSHA is ramping up educational efforts. Teaming up with industry professionals, equipment suppliers, and others, the agency will expand outreach to help protect workers nationally.

Safety

Optimize Safety and Efficiency: To-Do List

There are always new opportunities to improve safety and efficiency in the workplace. Using results from a recent NSC survey, address worker safety...

There are always new opportunities to improve safety and efficiency in the workplace. Using results from a recent NSC survey, address worker safety issues easily by drawing attention to the top areas of safety concerns. Amplify visual communication and other efficiency tactics.

News and Trends

OSHA Lines Up: Time to Tackle Safety

OSHA is set to investigate businesses with high rates of occupational injuries and illnesses. Workplaces should take this time to evaluate their OS...

OSHA is set to investigate businesses with high rates of occupational injuries and illnesses. Workplaces should take this time to evaluate their OSHA compliance. Take simple steps to meet the protocols of standards by establishing and improving safety and health programs. Not only does a workplace b

News and Trends

Electrification in Mining Growth Boosts Safety

New technologies are being explored in all facets of industry, including mining. While mining has its hazards, the industry is safer than ever. MSH...

New technologies are being explored in all facets of industry, including mining. While mining has its hazards, the industry is safer than ever. MSHA and other agencies are working on advances to mining, including more electrification. This is expected to add to the industry's efficiency and safety b

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Fewer Injuries, More Accidental Deaths in 2017

According to government agencies, workplace injuries may be going down but accidents that are killing workers are increasing. Data show poisonings,...

According to government agencies, workplace injuries may be going down but accidents that are killing workers are increasing. Data show poisonings, falls, and vehicle crashes among the top incidents of preventable deaths. Here are several tips workplaces use to ensure safety in these areas.