Monthly Archives: August 2012

5 Safety Products that Could Save Your Life

Each year, there are far too many work-related fatalities. Most of these could be prevented with the proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE). Besides face shields, safety glasses, hard hats, and safety shoes, PPE includes a variety of devices and garments such as goggles, coveralls, gloves, vests, earplugs, and respirators. Below is a list of 5 important safety products that could save your life:   1. Fall Arrest System – The US Department of Labor (DOL) lists falls as one of the Read more [...]

Top 10 Ways to Avoid OSHA Fines

It is OSHA’s job to regulate safety in the workplace. Failing to meet their standards can result in citations and hefty fines. But a visit from OSHA doesn’t have to bring on feelings of anxiety and fear for employers. If employers take the necessary steps towards compliance, they can rest easy when OSHA comes knocking. Here are the top 10 ways to avoid OSHA fines: Being Prepared – In most cases, OSHA won’t show up without a reason. Possible reasons for a visit to your jobsite include: Read more [...]