Male, Hispanic Workers Most Likely to Suffer from Ladder-related Fall Injuries

Safety organizations remembered fallen workers on Workers’ Memorial Day on April 28, with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) hoping to raise awareness about fall injuries during the day, Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) magazine reported. Continue reading

Rescue Plan Integral to Comprehensive Fall Protection

Many employers have a fall protection plan in place to prevent worker injuries due to falls from elevated heights, but they also may want to ensure they establish and follow emergency procedures in case accidents do happen. Employers may consider adding a rescue plan and workplace safety resources associated with emergency response to quickly provide workers with help, according to Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) magazine. Continue reading

OSHA readies National Safety Stand-Down launch

Warming temperatures signal the return of construction companies to the worksite, as the summer is one of the busiest times of year for employers in this industry. In an effort to educate construction employers and workers, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is encouraging companies to take part in its “National Safety Stand Down.”

From June 2 to June 6, the workplace safety campaign is a voluntary event for Continue reading