Archive for July, 2018

Dust In The Wind: The Dangers of Combustible Dust

Do you know if your company is at risk for combustible dust explosions? Are your employees aware that a hazard within combustible dust even exists? In multiple combustible dust accidents between 2008 and 2012, employees and employers alike were often ignorant of the fact that combustible dust was a hazard. In an article written by […]

OSHA 300a requirements

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires employers to create safe working environments for employees. To ensure this, OSHA sets and enforces standards and Safety Compliance and Consulting Corp (SCC) provides training, outreach, education, and assistance to companies who are in need of such training. OSHA has created new procedures for reporting worker death, […]

Congressman wants OSHA answers

One of the top Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives is demanding answers from Labor Secretary R. Alexander Acosta after OSHA reported a drop in the current inspector staffing level, a decline in enforcement activities, and other problems. Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison wrote a letter to Acosta dated July 10, 2018. “As you know, […]

On the Job Accidents: The First 30 Minutes

Workers are a company’s most valuable assets. In 2016, nearly three million workers were injured on the job and close to 900,000 of those injuries resulted in time off work. Workplace injuries cost companies more than $60 billion every year… but accidents can happen in even the safest workplaces. If a worker gets injured on […]