Fire Prevention in the Workplace | OSHA 1910.39

Fire Prevention in the Workplace | OSHA 1910.39

Industrial fires can cost companies and governments a significant amount of money and lead to devastating loss of life. According to a recent statistic from the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA), an average of 37,000 fires occur in industrial and manufacturing...
Heat Stress Awareness and COVID-19 Safety

Heat Stress Awareness and COVID-19 Safety

As summer continues in full force, it is important to consider methods to keep workers protected from heat related illness while wearing face coverings. Here are some tips to keep employees working outside or in labor intensive positions healthy in the heat: Ensure...
Heat Stress Safety and Awareness

Heat Stress Safety and Awareness

As summer approaches, it is important to consider heat conditions for workers. Operations involving high temperatures, radiant heat sources, high humidity, direct physical contact with hot objects, or strenuous physical activities have a high potential for inducing...
OSHA Respirable Crystalline Silica Standard

OSHA Respirable Crystalline Silica Standard

Respirable crystalline silica is a common mineral used to make products such as glass, pottery, ceramics, bricks, and artificial stone. It is at least 100 times smaller than sand. Cutting, sawing, grinding, drilling, and crushing stone can result in worker exposures...