Federal agency releases new fall protection slide show

A new slide presentation from the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is designed to provide fall protection tips to residential construction workers. The compliance program, which is available on...Read Full Article

Workers' compensation expert advises employers to promote safety

Companies that promote employee safety are more likely to prosper in the long run, according to an executive with an Ohio-based workers' compensation agency. Randy Jones, the senior vice president of CompManagement, recently told Smart Business...Read Full Article

New study says occurrence of work-related brain injuries is cause for concern

A new study sheds light on the importance of hard hats and other safety equipment at a work site. The report, which will be published in the July 2011 edition of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, suggests that U.S. employers should take...Read Full Article

Trucking industry sees reduction in truck involved fatalities

A new report reveals that 2009 was the safest year for the trucking industry since the federal government began tracking job-related fatalities in 1975. According to the American Trucking Association, the rate of truck-involved deaths on U.S....Read Full Article

Beaver State records its lowest worker injury rate

A new report indicates that workplace safety continues to improve in the state of Oregon. The study, which was released by the Department of Business and Consumer Services, reveals that Oregon's private sector workers experienced work-related...Read Full Article

Comfort and safety are hallmarks of 7210 N95 Disposable Particulate Respirator

Millions of workers across the U.S. work directly with potentially dangerous particulates on a daily basis. Several industries, such as the construction and healthcare sectors, require some of their employees to be equipped with adequate safety...Read Full Article

Protect yourself from harmful particulates with 3M's 8210 respirator

Dangerous particulates are prevalent at many work sites throughout the country. Employers may want to consider stocking up on additional safety products because protecting workers from irritating particulates is a vital component of maintaining...Read Full Article

Safety organization makes pitch to Congress

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) recently sent federal lawmakers draft legislation that details needed reforms in the occupational safety and health law. The organization's bill, called Enhancing Occupational Safety and Health...Read Full Article

NSC official to tackle safety problems in manufacturing sector

A top-ranking official with the National Safety Council (NSC) has been invited to join a group responsible for identifying major safety and health challenges in the manufacturing industry. Jim Johnson, vice president of Workplace Safety Initiatives...Read Full Article

Ohio adds safety courses in recognition of National Safety Month

The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) recognized National Safety Month by adding two free safety courses for employees. According to the News-Messenger, the courses - which are designed by the agency's Division of Safety and...Read Full Article

Safety harness can help companies meet new OSHA standards

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently announced it will "phase in" new enforcement rules regarding fall protection regulations on residential construction sites. According to the International Business Times,...Read Full Article

NS® Ruf-flex Plus work gloves offer comfort, secure grip

When handling boxes or tools such as a hammer, wheelbarrow, or saw, maintaining a strong grip is an integral part of the job. A poor grip can create a safety hazard at the job site as well as reduce the quality of work. It's important that your...Read Full Article

Protect your hands and safety budget with Microflex SafeGrip latex gloves

16 mil latex work gloves are ideal for extreme environments in the workplace. Durable latex construction resists most tearing and ripping. In addition, the snug fit allows for a tight grip and little chance that foreign substances will contact the...Read Full Article

Sleek Raptor® safety glasses keep eyes protected

Thousands of American workers suffer eye injuries every year, the U.S. Department of Labor estimates.  These injuries, many of which could have been prevented with safety glasses, may result in lost production and workers' compensation claims....Read Full Article

OSHA promotes teen work safety at skills conference

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) partnered in a campaign to recognize National Young Worker Safety Day (NYWSD) on June 21, 2011. The agency joined with the CareerSafe Online program to educate...Read Full Article

Be stylish at work with Riptide Sport clear lens safety glasses

Are you sick of wearing those over-sized safety glasses that stick out on the job site like a sore thumb? Then maybe it's time for a change. Many companies have the right intentions when they purchase safety glasses for their employees, but in...Read Full Article

Employers can modernize their safety training through e-learning

Safety training is integral to a company's success. Employees who are properly trained on how to use safety equipment and perform lockout tagout procedures are more likely to feel secure in their work environment. Employers who are looking to...Read Full Article

NS®'s 8 mil FlexShield® powder-free nitrile gloves are 11 inches long and easy to pull on, off

Are you tired of struggling to put on and take off your work gloves? NS's 8 mil FlexShield nitrile gloves are an ideal solution, providing comfort and protection. Plus, the rolled cuffs add durability and make them easier to take on and off. These...Read Full Article

Northern Safety's lens-cleaning towelettes clear the way for optimum vision

A busy work site typically has its fair share of debris. Saw dust, dirt, and soot are materials commonly coating the safety products of workers. This can become a significant problem when grime builds up on safety glasses, making it difficult for...Read Full Article

Highway safety is number one for transportation workers

Highway accidents are the leading cause of job-related deaths in America, accounting for 22 percent of fatal work injuries in 2009, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Transportation workers are among the most vulnerable...Read Full Article

Work safety know-how: Respect thy machine

Workplace environments with industrial machinery can be hazardous. Given the highly-specified nature of the work that many factory employees do, it is of the utmost importance that all new hires receive detailed instructions regarding the use of the...Read Full Article

Train first, ask questions later

In basic workplace safety protocol, there's one motto that's likely to hold true in any kind of work environment. By adhering to "train first, ask questions later," employees will ensure that they abide by all received instructions and avoid trying...Read Full Article

OSHA launches web tool to assist employers with proposed regulations

Employers needing help with new recordkeeping regulations proposed by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) can now find it online. The agency announced on June 28, 2011, that it has launched an interactive web tool called the...Read Full Article

Government agency extends alliance with Scaffold Industry Association

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) renewed its alliance with the Scaffold Industry Association (SIA) one day after it extended its partnership with the Sealant, Waterproofing, and Restoration...Read Full Article

Moldex 2300 Standard Shape N95 Disposable Particulate Respirator with Exhalation Valve gives workers extra protection

There are face masks designed to provide a thin layer of protection against the outside elements, and then there are professional workplace solutions such as the Moldex 2300 N95 Standard Shape Disposable Particulate Respirator with Exhalation Valve....Read Full Article

More workers protecting ear health with 3M E-A-R Express® Pod Plugs® Reusable Corded Ear Plugs

Other than loud outdoor concerts and mowing your lawn, there are times when you should take extra steps to protect your hearing. No situation is more demanding of hearing protection than a loud work environment where you spend the majority of your...Read Full Article

Best ergonomic practices for those with desk jobs

There's little need to consult a health expert - most people who work a nine-to-five desk job are well aware of the physical toll that excessive sitting can take on their bodies. Fortunately, a few of these people have been proactive enough to come...Read Full Article

Maine safety manual hits the market

A publishing company recently announced it has released the Maine Handbook on Occupational Safety and Health, 2011-2012 edition. According to The Times Record of Maine, Compliance Publications in Damariscotta, Maine, produced the 500-page...Read Full Article

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