Help Prevent Office Injuries With OSHA’s Computer Workstations eTool

There’s a heavy focus in the construction and manufacturing industries on avoiding OSHA’s “fatal four” by providing the training and necessary to keep workers safe. However, according to Bureau of Labor and Statistics data, musculoskeletal disorders account for 33% of all worker injury and illness cases nationwide. Some common examples include carpal tunnel syndrome, tendinitis,…

A Safety Focus Pays

According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics’ most recent data, fatal falls to a lower level resulted in almost 40% of all workplace fatalities in the private construction industry in 2015. We can stop these fatalities, but only by addressing the causes — one of which is improper use of scaffolding. Recently, OSHA cited D.H. Construction…

New OSHA Confined Spaces In Residential Construction Fact Sheet Released

OSHA recently released a new fact sheet related to confined spaces in residential construction settings. The fact sheet explains how employers can determine if confined spaces or permit-required confined spaces exist and how common spaces in residential construction are impacted by the standard. OSHA defines a confined space as any space that meets the following criteria: is…