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Since 1992 I have been working in the area of safety with the goal of preventing workplace injuries. I have seen individuals suffer, families impacted, and companies close facilities causing people to lose their jobs because of workplace injuries. It… Continue reading
Some simple tips can make ergonomics work to reduce many soft tissue injuries. The definition of ergonomics provided by OSHA is: “Ergonomics is the science of fitting workplace conditions and job demands to the capabilities of the working population.” It… Continue reading
$1.1 million payment ordered by OSHA to Norfolk Southern Railway Co. after terminating 3 workers for reporting injuries because Norfolk violated the Whistleblower Act
I have had management say to me, “I am sure they (employee) were injured at home and not at work, but I can’t prove it.” My response to them is typically, “That may well be, but you have to take… Continue reading
The ability of everyone in your organization to recognize hazards a and control them is vital to safety success.
- Carl Potter
This month we see a company who placed a 21 year old temp employee in a hazardous workplace… Continue reading
When you hear (or read) the word “audit”, what comes to your mind? This word normally evokes fear and the thought of an IRS agent showing up at your door. In reality an audit is a systematic checkup to ensure… Continue reading