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Minimize Ergonomic Risk Factors

The ergonomic risk factors that you should try to eliminate or minimize are as follows:

✓ Awkward postures
✓ Cold Temperatures
✓ Force
✓ Repetition… 309 more words

Ergonomics

FAQs on new OSHA Fall Protection Regulations: Vol. 10 – Stair Design Changes

In this installment of our blog series, we continue to focus on more details that changed with the new OSHA regulations – specifically design changes that affect stairs. 255 more words

Safety

FAQs on new OSHA Fall Protection Regulations: Vol. 9 – Guardrail

In this installment of our blog series, let’s focus on more specific details – design changes that affect guardrail.

If you’re wondering about how guardrail is affected, there are several new developments in the updated rule. 430 more words

Safety

FAQs on new OSHA Fall Protection Regulations: Vol. 8 – Ladder Fall Protection II

While our previous post in this series focused on the new requirement for ladder safety systems, this post discusses some additional requirements that affect ladder use and design. 337 more words

Safety

NIOSH Releases OHS Workforce Assessment

Thursday, October 20, 2011

The National Institute for Occupational Health and Safety (NIOSH) recently commissioned a National Survey of the Occupational Safety and Health Workforce… 291 more words

News And Articles

National Public Health Week: Worker Safety Day

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Did you know that April 4-10 is National Public Health Week? That’s right, five whole days dedicated to public health. While each day focuses on something a little different, here over at the… 291 more words

Special Events

FAQs on new OSHA Fall Protection Regulations: Vol. 7 – Fall Protection for Fixed Ladders

In this installment of our blog series, we’re focusing on new OSHA regulations related to fall protection for fixed ladders.

It’s important to note that the final rule phases out the use of cages and wells as fall protection devices on fixed ladders that extend more than 24 feet. 224 more words

Safety