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First Aid Training Powerpoints

Related First Aid Training Courses First Aid Training First Aid in Construction Environments First Aid Awareness PPE Industrial Back Safety   First Aid Awareness by PATHS Date Created: 2016 Number of Slides: 65 Created By: PATHS This training powerpoint was created by Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry. The presentation started with the definition of…

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OSHA’s Public Injury Records Rule Gets Final Needed Approval

“Any day now, OSHA could publish its final rule requiring electronic workplace injury records to be made publicly available. The White House’s Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs concluded its review of the regulation, “Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses.” OSHA is now free to publish the rule when it’s ready. OSHA’s stated purpose…

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Workers Memorial Day: 150 Workers Killed on the Job Every Day

More than 4,820 workers were killed on the job in 2014, according to a new report by the AFL-CIO. Additionally an estimated 50,000-60,000 died from occupational diseases, resulting in a daily loss of nearly 150 workers from preventable workplace injuries and illnesses. “Working people should not have to risk their lives to make a living…

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OSHA: Wisconsin Paper Mill Worker’s Death was ‘Preventable’

A machine operator was killed while servicing a high-speed conveyor belt at a Clearwater Paper mill in Ladysmith, Wis. His death, OSHA says, was “preventable.” The 46-year-old-man was killed in October 2015 because his employer did not ensure that the equipment on which he was working was powered down and locked out, OSHA said. “Workers…

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OSHA Top 10 Infographic: The Value of Safety

OSHA Fines

The following infographic breaks down the OSHA top 10 most cited violations. Year after year they continue to show little change. The top 10 cited OSHA violations are: 1926.501 – Fall Protection- This section sets forth requirements for employers to provide fall protection systems. All fall protection required by this section shall conform to the…

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OSHA Machine Guards Might Have Prevented Severing Worker’s Arm

A machine that sizes and cuts rubber hose severed a 52-year-old woman’s right arm just nine days after she starting a new job as a machine operator at Parker Hannifin Corp.’s Kennett, Mo., worksite. After an investigation, OSHA determined the machine lacked adequate safety guards to prevent the horrific injury. On March 24, OSHA issued…

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A Fatal March in Nebraska: OSHA Says 4 Dead in 13 Days

It was a rough March for employers in Nebraska. OSHA received reports of four worker fatalities starting on March 9th, and it’s urging state employers to beef up safety programs. OSHA’s Omaha Area Office is investigating four worker deaths in the Husker state and offering compliance assistance, tips and other information to help employers there….

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Corporate Safety Planning – Past, Present and Future

A few short decades ago, safety planning was not considered a priority for many corporations. Instead, most incidents and emergencies were handled as they occurred, as effectively as possible given the limited technology resources available at the time. Today, workplace health and safety departments have evolved into something else entirely. Safety planning has become a…

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Safety Training is Saving Lives, but Four Industries Remain High Risk

Rate Fatal Occupational Injuries by State 2014

  OSHA (the Occupational Safety and Health Administration) estimates that, prior to its inception in 1971, some 14,000 workers were killed on the job each year.  Though the most recent accident statistics are not yet complete, data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) show just 4,679 workplace deaths in 2014, up a little from 2012…

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7 Hacks to Increase Workplace Safety Today

Danger is everywhere, and the chance of someone getting injured is increased dramatically when safety rules are absent, ignored or overlooked. Whether or not you are in the material handling industry, your likelihood of accidents can be controlled and minimized by improving your workplace’s safety. Here are 7 powerful tips that will cultivate a safer…

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