Companies say workplace safety must be proactive, not reactive

Instead of reacting to injuries that happen on the job, more companies are changing their corporate attitude by implementing strategies to prevent incidents, according to a new poll performed by DNV Group, a certification company.

More than 9 in 10 company managers and owners said that managing health and safety Continue reading

Place guards around machines for employee safety

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently cited a Houston employer for failing to protect workers from moving machinery in the work environment. According to OSHA, the Houston company manufactures goods for the oil and gas industry, and many of its approximately 280 employees work around life-threatening hazards. Continue reading

OSHA cites food giant for repeat safety violations

A well-known food company has been cited for not maintaining a workplace safety environment compliant with federal rules.

ConAgra Foods, a food producer headquartered in Omaha, Neb., was recently cited by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for violating several safety regulations, all of which could result in workers being seriously injured. Continue reading