October 1, 2018

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, excavation and trench-related fatalities in 2016 were nearly double the average of the previous five years. OSHA has made reducing trenching and excavation hazards the Agency's Priority Goal. Trench collapses, or cave-ins, p...

July 25, 2018

Did You Know?

These are OSHA’s top 5 most popular publications.

1. Training Requirements in OSHA Standards

2. Job Safety and Health: It's the Law!

3. All About OSHA

4. Recommended Practices for Safety and Health Programs

5. Hazard Communication: Safety Data Sheets

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July 23, 2018

A North Florida Shipyard was cited after a worker drowned when a pressured air manifold struck and knocked him into the St. Johns River in Jacksonville. The company was cited for exposing workers to struck-by, drowning, amputation, caught-in, and electrical hazards; al...

July 22, 2018

Hurricane, WV. A roofing company was cited for exposing employees to fall and other safety hazards at two residential construction sites in West Virginia. The company faces proposed penalties of $101,988. OSHA issued willful violations for the fall hazards, and serious...

July 21, 2018

Through an alliance with OSHA, the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) will host a free webinar on July 25 focusing on heat illness prevention.Understanding heat stress hazards and solutions is crucial to the safety and health of landscape and l...

July 17, 2018

The Hawaii Occupational Safety and Health Division issued nine citations and $198,828 in penalties to the City and County of Honolulu Board of Water Supply for exposing workers to trenching and excavation hazards. Inspectors concluded that the employer failed to p...