OSHA: Helpful Resources for the Maritime Industry

Shipyard work traditionally has an injury rate of more than twice that of construction and general industry. They are at risk for struck-by accidents, back injuries, falls, respiratory ailments, and more. To address the unique safety issues for...Read Full Article

June 12, 2018: National Forklift Safety Day

The Industrial Truck Association (ITA) is sponsoring National Forklift Safety Day and works with OSHA to provide training seminars and develop safety materials to ensure the ongoing safety of forklift operators.Powered industrial trucks, commonly...Read Full Article

June 18-23: Host a Trench Safety Stand Down

Excavation and trenching are among the most dangerous construction operations. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), two workers are killed every month in trench cave-ins. Other potential dangers are falling loads,...Read Full Article

General Industry and Maritime Silica Standard Effective June 23

According to OSHA, about 2.3 million people in the U.S. are exposed to silica at work. Those who inhale these very small particles are at risk for developing serious diseases including silicosis, lung cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease...Read Full Article

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