Fixed ladders are among the many aspects of fall protection that are impacted by the recently published OSHA 1910 regulations. While the regulation went into effect on January 17, OSHA is allowing time to get your organization into compliance. 565 more words
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A pesticide expert speaking at the Northwest Agricultural Show explains how new EPA worker safety rules will play out for producers.
Kaci Buhl cut through the technical jargon while talking to producers about pesticides and the EPA’s new worker protection standards. 18 more words
Young workers across Oregon have a new tool to stay safe while on the job: online safety awareness training.
Created by the nonprofit Oregon Young Employee Safety Coalition, the interactive training program — accessible by smartphone and tablet — covers everything from finding and controlling hazards, and young worker rights and responsibilities to how to speak up for safety and how to prepare for emergencies at work. 17 more words
“Dongguan Qing Xi Juantiway Plastic Factory” isn’t a household name, but you’d probably recognize the products it made for the world’s largest entertainment company: the factory was one of thousands making official products featuring Disney characters. 191 more words
October has been designated as National Ergonomics Month to help make workers and employers more aware of the importance of workplace ergonomics.
What is Ergonomics? Ergonomics is the study of the kind of work you do, the environment you work in, and the tools you use to do your job. 278 more words