OSHA fines Harwood Heights manufacturer $50k
Norridge Harwood Heights News
Fifteen serious violations were cited, including failure to ensure use of personal protective equipment; and one non-serious violation, failing to record the acid spill injury, according to OSHA. The agency has proposed fines violations are $50,785 ...
Schumer, Gillibrand, and Maloney announce grant for fire district
Hudson Valley Press
Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, and U.S. Representative Sean Patrick Maloney announced the Fairview Fire District is set to receive $158,948 in federal funding to replace outdated personal protective equipment, including updated ...
Staples safety survey surprises
... healthy and productive,” Risk said. “Staples offers an expanded assortment of safety supplies, from first aid kits, fire extinguishers and personal protective equipment to ergonomic furniture and technology accessories.” What surprised Risk the ...
GARDENING: Coppola on collateral damage
We passed a house and there was a person dressed in homemade PPE (Personal Protective Equipment). I am talking respirator, goggles, hip waders, yellow rain slicker with the hood up and tied and rubber gloves sealed with duct taped to the sleeves.
RONCO Covers the PPE Market with Hand, Head, Body Safety Solutions
PR.com (press release)
Toronto, Canada, June 15, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Stricter regulations, evolving legislation and large-scale consumption have continued to make Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) a growth market. Recent mergers and acquisitions are levelling the playing ...
OSHA Outreach Training is the primary approach utilized to train personnel in the requirements of occupational safety and health in Construction. The OSHA 10 Hour outreach course, deals with particular OSHA standards as well as requirements as they simply apply to the construction market place and also explains safety awareness that helps in spotting and…Continue
Posted by Charles Hunt on June 18, 2013 at 10:41pm
Posted by Charles Hunt on June 18, 2013 at 10:30pm
A article from the ISQEM blog on one of the latest issues which may effect OHS professionals future careers.
Over the years I have developed business continuity plans (BCP) hoping they would never be used. Unfortunately things are not always under our control and several times I needed to invoke a BCP…
Posted by Wayne Harris on June 16, 2013 at 9:54am
It seems that every newscast brings another report of homes being damaged by wildfires or accidental blazes. Do all you can to keep your home and family off these news reports. Learn basic fire prevention techniques and know how to respond if a fire does affect your home.…Continue
Posted by Maree Kyle on June 13, 2013 at 2:17pm
Posted by ISQEM on June 10, 2013 at 9:00pm
Eye Safety in the Workplace: Everyone's Business
Protecting your eyes and eyesight while at work is a legal requirement. According to regulations established by the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), employers must provide employees with adequate eye protection and face protection under certain known conditions…Continue
Posted by Maree Kyle on June 4, 2013 at 3:23pm
We often hear people discussing making changes within an organisation and improving safety standards; however in reality change is not always achieved to everyone's expectations. The trouble is people often forget the basic differences between management and leadership. So to get it down to basics, we have to understand the fundamental difference between OHS management and change leadership?
Management; is the functional process that makes people and OHS systems work…Continue
Posted by ISQEM on June 2, 2013 at 2:37am
While Huricane Sandy is still fresh in our collective memories, now is the time to create a plan for your home and business. An emergency plan only takes a few minutes to prepare and could save hours or days of anguish should devastating weather occur. When creating a plan, you should be aware of the extreme weather that is most…
Posted by Skilven Publications on May 30, 2013 at 12:30pm