OSHA delays online recordkeeping submittals
On May 17, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced that employers do not have to file injury and illness information online with OSHA by the July 1 filing deadline. 
  • 23 May 2017
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Ohio auto insulation manufacturer faces $600,000 penalty following worker injury
A worker at a Toledo, Ohio, automotive parts supplier lost his hand and part of his arm in a shredding machine. 
  • 16 May 2017
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2017 Safety Job Outlook

Are safety pros looking to change jobs? Find out in the latest job outlook from Safety and Health Magazine.

  • 9 May 2017
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National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction, scheduled for May 8-12.
Fatalities caused by falls from elevation continue to be a leading cause of death for construction employees, accounting for 350 of the 937 construction fatalities recorded in 2015 (BLS data). 
  • 1 May 2017
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Employer in Boston fined $1.4 million in fatal trench collapse
Robert Higgins and Kelvin Mattocks died on Oct. 21, 2016, in Boston, when the approximately 12-foot deep trench in which they were working collapsed, breaking an adjacent fire hydrant supply line and filling the trench with water in a matter of seconds.
  • 13 April 2017
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