NSC Teams with First Student for Back-to-School Safety Tips ITASCA, IL -- The back-to-school season is a time that can be stressful for both parents and students. For this reason, the National Safety Council has partnered with First Student, the largest provider of student transportation services in North America, to highlight school safety tips at nsc.org/back2school. [FULL STORY]
TalentClick to Host Discussion of Top Safety Cultures THE WOODLANDS, TX -- ProAct Safety, a pioneer in safety excellence strategies, has announced that its president, Shawn M. Galloway, will join TalentClick host, Greg Ford, for a webinar on creating a top safety culture that leverages strategy and key measurements most organizations miss when attempting to improve safety performance or company culture. [FULL STORY]
‘Midnight Rider’ Film Company Cited for Worker Fatality and Injuries JESUP, GA -- Film Allman LLC of Pasadena, Calif., the production company of “Midnight Rider,” a biopic on the life of musician Gregg Allman, has been cited by OSHA for one willful and one serious safety violation for exposing employees to struck-by and fall hazards that left one woman dead and eight other works injured. [FULL STORY]
Comment Period Extended for Rule on Tracking of Workplace Injury WASHINGTON -- OSHAS is extending the comment period on the proposed rule to improve tracking of workplace injuries and illnesses to Oct. 14, 2014. The proposal, published on Nov. 8, 2013, would amend the agency’s recordkeeping regulation to add requirements for the electronic submission of injury and illness information that employers are already required to keep. [FULL STORY]
Weld fume management is a non-negotiable
part of establishing and maintaining a
safe, comfortable and compliant work environment,
while also providing companies with
a competitive advantage in attracting and retaining
Managing fumes created by the welding
process is necessary for compliance with
OSHA regulations, which enforces exposure
limits for each individual metal, metal
oxide or gas found in the weld plume, such
as hexavalent chromium and manganese.
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