What We Can Learn from a Manufacturing Company That Was Fined Nearly $2 Million for Safety Violations

On July 21st, OSHA announced that they had fined an aluminum manufacturing company based in New Jersey a total of $$1,922,895 for fifty-one safety violations — not something any business wants to experience. The Injuries During their on-site inspection, OSHA discovered that two plant employees were hospitalized as a result of the company’s failure to…

Fall Protection Pays

Falls are a major safety issue in the construction industry. According to the most recent stats from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, data from 2015 indicates that falls accounted for 648 worker fatalities. Second only to transportation-related accidents, falls are one of the most serious sources of worker fatalities in the country. They’re also a financial threat…

Safety Focus on Healthcare

More workers are injured in the healthcare and social assistance industry sector than any other. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the likelihood of injury or illness resulting in days away from work is higher in hospitals than in construction and manufacturing—two industries that are traditionally thought to be relatively hazardous. What are the…