Monthly Archives: October 2015

Preventing Slip & Fall Accidents in the Workplace

Slipping and Sliding Means Accidents and Injuries Unless they’re ice skating or skiing, you don’t want your employees to be slipping and sliding-especially around your workplace. Weather-related slips and falls become a serious hazard as winter conditions often make for wet or icy surfaces outdoors. Even wet leaves or mud can create treacherous walking conditions…. read more

OSHA Announces Top 10 Violations for 2015

Breaking News from NSC: OSHA Announces Top 10 Violations for FY 2015 At the 2015 NSC Congress & Expo, OSHA announced the preliminary Top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety violations for fiscal year (FY) 2015. Patrick Kapust, deputy director of OSHA’s Directorate of Enforcement Programs, presented the Top 10 on the Expo floor. “In… read more

Top Ladder Safety Tips

If you must use a ladder, use one that has a safety platform with handrail barricades on the sides (e.g., a platform stepladder). Whenever you use a ladder or a stepladder, take note of the safety advice in this guide. Stop Falls with these Top Ladder Safety Tips Use the right ladder for the job…. read more