04.20.2017OSHA Update of Walking-Working Surfaces and Fall Protection Standards
OSHA has issued a final rule* to update the general industry standards for Walking-Working Surfaces and Personal Fall Protection Systems. The rule is intended to protect workers by updating and clarifying standards, and adding training and inspection requirements. The update affects general industry standards but does not apply to agricultural standards.
03.31.2017Work Zone Awareness Week
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, transportation incidents and workers being struck by vehicles or mobile equipment made up the highest number of fatal work injuries nationwide in 2015.(1) Workers in construction, utility operations and emergency response are among those particularly at risk for fatal work injuries.(2)