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    A contractor faces fines of $76,930 from OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) after exposing workers to fall hazards. The contractor received a willful citation for failing to provide fall protection equipment to employees working at heights up to 10 feet. Serious violations were given for not providing employees with protective gloves when they applied roof cement, as well as not training workers to inspect and install anchor Read More

  • Fall Prevention Awareness: Teach Your Workers About Fall Protection

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    Fall prevention will receive its annual burst of attention next month—from May 2-6—when the National Safety Stand-Down happens once again. OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) coordinates the event as a way in which to increase awareness of preventing falls in the construction industry. The main goal of the Stand-Down is to encourage communication between employers and employees about safety and how to prevent falls. Companies of Read More

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    OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) is seeking members to join its Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee. Six positions are available on Dec. 1, 2016 and OSHA is accepting nominations for management, labor and the public. Those six new members will serve a two-year term on a 12-member committee. According to OSHA, the committee was formed to provide insights to the secretary of labor and the assistant secretary for occupational Read More

  • GHS Deadline Looms: Update Your Hazard Communication Program Today

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    GHS (Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals) has been on the minds of companies for the last few years. But now, with the June 1, 2016 final deadline fast approaching, compliance with these new regulations needs to be top of mind. So as you get ready, here are some tips from OSHA on how to update your hazard communication program. Step 1: Learn the Standard/Identify Read More

  • Spring Safety: Protect Workers in the Work Zone

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    As we begin spring and workers are on the job in outdoor work zones once again, it’s a good time for a refresher in how to stay safe in a work zone. Here are some important notes from OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) regarding work zone traffic safety. Work Zone Protections: Protect workers from motorists entering the work zone through the use of concrete, water, sand, collapsible Read More

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    OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) will hold its annual National Safety Stand-Down from May 2-6. The purpose of the event is to spread awareness to construction workers about the dangers of falls. Employers are encouraged by OSHA, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, and the Center for Construction Research and Training, to offer training and education about fall hazards and prevention during the Stand-Down. Click Read More

  • Avoid Serious Illness: Protect Your Workers from Asbestos Exposure

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    Asbestos, which was once used for insulating buildings and for fireproofing, can be hazardous to workers’ health. It can cause cancer and other diseases. According to OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration), it is impossible for the human eye to detect asbestos fibers. It can be found in many materials on a job site, including thermal system insulation, roofing and siding shingles, and industrial pipe wrapping. The Permissible Exposure Read More

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    A contractor faces fines of more than $48,000 for fall hazards on a job site. The contractor was cited by OSHA for five repeat and two serious violations. Four employees were found not wearing fall protection, and three of those workers (who were on a roof) had not received fall protection training. The one employee on a scaffold had not been trained to identify scaffolding hazards. To read Read More

  • See Clearly: How to Keep Your Eyewash Stations Healthy

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    While eyewash stations are meant to prevent further injury when a worker's eye is exposed to a hazardous substance, these stations can actually cause harm to workers if they are not properly maintained. According to OSHA (Occupational Health and Safety Administration), water found in poorly maintained eyewash stations can contain organisms that cause infections. Those organisms are Acanthamoeba, Pseudomonas and Legionella, and they can produce a wide Read More

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    The alliance between OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) and Lamar Advertising Company will continue, ensuring further collaboration that will promote OSHA programs and workplace safety. Lamar has and will continue to highlight OSHA and its safety campaigns on outdoor billboards throughout the U.S. In just the last two years, OSHA messages have been shown on almost 100 billboards. To learn more about the alliance, click here. Wrongfully Terminated Read More

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