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Turbine Manufacturers Should Rethink Their Workplace Safety Programs

May 22, 2014 - Posted by Dr. Scott Harris

Manufacturers of turbines and turbine generators (NAICS 333611) employed 29,184 workers across 331 establishments in 2012. Average wages were a relatively high $85,450 per year compared to the U.S. average of $49,200.

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Topics: workplace safety, OSHA, occupational safety, OSHA DART rate, safety culture

OSHA HazCom Standard: Employees must be trained on new label elements and safety data sheets by December

August 21, 2013 - Posted by Langdon Dement

In 2012, the Occupational Health and Safety Administration revised its Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) to bring it into alignment with the United Nation’s Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS).

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Topics: training, workplace safety, Featured, OSHA

Hot off the press: The 2013 DART Rate OSHA letters

March 25, 2013 - Posted by Dr. Scott Harris

It’s that time of year again: March Madness bracket disasters, turkey hunting in the southeast, spring weather and letters from fed-OSHA for those with high DART rates. Days Away, Restricted and Transferred reflects the more severe (and expensive) injuries and illnesses that resulted in lost-time, job restrictions (aka “light duty”) or transfers to new positions (unable to return to the original job).

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Topics: workplace safety, Featured, OSHA

OSHA’s newest compliance officers – your employees

February 04, 2013 - Posted by Jonathan Jacobi

A fundamental right afforded by the Occupational Safety and Health Act is the right to report safety concerns without fear of reprisal or retribution of any kind. OSHA’s Whistleblower Protection Program was established to investigate alleged violations of this right. These facts and figures highlight recent efforts to promote and protect employee reporting rights:

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Topics: workplace safety, Featured, OSHA