One person died and three others were injured after a construction crane fell in downtown Manhattan on Friday, February 5, 2016. The crane, which fell in the morning, toppled parked cars on Worth Street in the Tribeca neighborhood.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced yesterday to renew its alliance with the Industrial Truck Association to reduce worker injuries and fatalities when using powered industrial trucks. The alliance will focus on tip-over and struck-by hazards.
Occupational Health & Safety Administration (OSHA) shared an important but not untypical story last week about a Texas worker who was injured after he was denied safety equipment.
At a recent conference, the leader of a growing business approached us at our exhibit and admitted they had safety issues. Admitting that safety in the workplace is not what it should be is the first step in recognizing the need for change. Seeking help is the second.
In the world of workplace safety, we see the potential for accidents and injuries every day at many organizations. We invest our expertise to help organizations keep workers safe. As a company dedicated to worker safety, we see quite clearly the probability for the most disabling workplace injuries and illnesses… and we focus on preventing them.
Electrical hazards cause more than 300 deaths and 4,000 injuries in the workplace each year. Think about that for a minute. Think of the lives affected and the cost of such injuries and loss of human life.
I usually reserve this space to share information of value about safety. However, today’s message is not about safety specifically, but it is about making a difference in the lives of those we touch.
Continuing our series of tragedies that could have been prevented, I call attention to an event that happened not too far from our Philadelphia headquarters.
Hazardous chemicals were the cause of nearly 3 million nonfatal private industry injuries or illnesses in 2012. According to former US Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis, "Exposure to hazardous chemicals is one of the most serious threats facing American workers today."
As a privately-held and award-winning safety products and services provider, it’s important that we don’t just talk the talk when it comes to keeping employees safe. We need to walk the walk by ensuring that not only the employees of those we serve make it home safe every day, but that our own Arbill employees are safe in the workplace.