Ergonomics Could Prevent a ‘Boatload’ of Work-Related Accidents

The fishing industry is one of the most dangerous occupations in the world. The combination of trenuous labor, poor weather conditions and heavy lifting increase the risk for personal injury on the job. Workers often are subjected to some of the most uncomfortable occupational environments found in any industry, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. And because fishermen must work in generally unsafe environments, injury and death are highly prevalent, making this occupation one of the most hazardous lines of work. But despite the difficult working conditions, when it comes to preventing injury, the science of ergonomics can help. A new safety initiative at the Alaska Marine Safety Education […]

OSHA’s newest directive contains a hidden message – EHS professionals take note

OSHA’s newest compliance directive pertains to highway construction work zones. What stands out about the new directive? OSHA dedicates 10-plus pages, over one-third of the document, to compliance officer safety. Download this case study now! OSHA’s newest directive contains a hidden message – EHS professionals take notehttp://ehstoday.com/archive/osha-s-newest-directive-contains-hidden-message-ehs-professionals-take-notehttp://ehstoday.com/rss.xmlEHS Today

Konover Construction achieves significant cost savings and increased compliance rates with PureSafety Safety Management System

Konover Construction, based in Connecticut, streamlined operations, increased compliance rates to almost 100% and achieved cost savings of $2,000 a month by offering employees online training with PureSafety Safety Management System. Download this case study now! Konover Construction achieves significant cost savings and increased compliance rates with PureSafety Safety Management Systemhttp://ehstoday.com/archive/konover-construction-achieves-significant-cost-savings-and-increased-compliance-rates-puresahttp://ehstoday.com/rss.xmlEHS Today

PureSafety Safety Management System allows Caterpillar® dealer to offer courses and track training compliance year-round at multiple locations

HOLT CAT, an authorized Caterpillar® heavy equipment and engine dealer in Texas, utilized the PureSafety Safety Management Solution to provide safety training to all employees in more than 100 locations. Download the case study now! PureSafety Safety Management System allows Caterpillar® dealer to offer courses and track training compliance year-round at multiple locationshttp://ehstoday.com/archive/puresafety-safety-management-system-allows-caterpillar-dealer-offer-courses-and-track-trainihttp://ehstoday.com/rss.xmlEHS Today