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2014-06-05 23:04:38

Industrial Truck Association raises awareness on importance of operator training at June 10 event. Washington D.C. (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Properly trained operators mean fewer industrial accidents and a safer work environment. That’s the message the Industrial Truck Association will reinforce at the inaugural National Forklift Safety Day, June 10. “Industrial truck manufacturers have long supported the necessity of operator training and safe work practices,” said Brian Feehan, ITA...

2014-06-05 12:33:28

NEW YORK, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lend Lease, one of the world's largest property, infrastructure and construction management firms, is proud to be an active participant in the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA's) National Safety Stand-Down. Across the United States, all Lend Lease managed construction sites and real estate assets will hold scheduled safety stand downs focused on reducing falls. In addition to the Lend Lease safety stand downs, today Lend...

2014-05-28 16:21:05

Safety Program to Work Collaboratively with OSHA's National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falling Hazards in Construction RED WING, Minn., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital Safety, the global leader in fall protection for construction and other high-risk fields, announced today the launch of its Every Worker, Every Time effort -- a national five-day fall protection and training program focused on the company's mission to bring every worker at height home safely, every workday. The...

2014-05-27 23:13:08

By learning how to promote safety on a job site, COSS graduates have the knowledge to help lower fatalities, near misses and OSHA citations. Gibbstown, NJ (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 The Delaware Valley Safety Council (DVSC) has scheduled a Certified Occupational Safety Specialist (COSS) training class for the week of July 7, 2014. The class will be held at DVSC’s New Jersey facility located at Gloucester County College Continuing Education Center, 1492 Tanyard Road, Sewell, NJ 08080. The...

2014-05-22 08:31:16

AVT-built system helps factories, warehouses and other businesses using protective eyewear meet federal standards CORONA, Calif., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AVT, Inc. (OTC Markets: AVTC) (www.autoretail.com), a leader in custom kiosks and automated retailing units, announced that the OpticWash system provides a fast, simple and easy way for companies to comply with OSHA standards for the disinfecting of protective eyewear. According to OSHA regulations, "When employees are assigned...

2014-05-21 23:01:18

Butler Mobility Products is re-certified for their Inclined Platform Lift power unit from Met Laboratories, Inc. Lewisberry, PA (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 In March of this year Butler Mobility Products received certification approval for their Inclined Platform Lift power unit from Met Laboratories, Inc. The power unit is now certified to ASME A 17.5 / CSA B44.1-11 meeting approved standards for Elevator and Escalator Electrical Equipment. Butler has added a heavy duty 120 volt power cord and...

2014-05-19 23:12:52

Succeed addresses fall protection safety by creating a new Fall Protection Training. (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Last month, it was reported that a building contractor in Oklahoma City was cited by OSHA for serious repeat violations and was proposed a fine of over 90,000 dollars. The OSHA inspection, which occurred in November of 2013, found that the company “failed to protect workers from dangerous falls and other serious hazards.” The company was previously cited for the same violations...

2014-05-16 12:20:52

Designation brings total Delta sites to receive U.S. Agency's highest recognition for workplace safety to 16 CINCINNATI, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration today recognized Delta Air Lines' (NYSE: DAL) customer engagement call center in Cincinnati as its newest Voluntary Protection Programs Star site. Delta -- the first major airline participant in the VPP program -- now operates 16 locations across the United States with the Star...

2014-05-14 23:15:40

TRA (http://www.industrysafe.com) is pleased to announce the release of Version 5.4 of its IndustrySafe Safety Management Software. IndustrySafe Software provides organizations with web-based safety data management tools including key safety performance metrics, incident and OSHA recordkeeping, inspections, training tracking, hazards, behavioral based safety, and more. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 TRA (http://www.industrysafe.com) is pleased to announce the release of Version 5.4...

2014-05-13 16:23:50

OAKLAND, Calif., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cal/OSHA is again advising all employers to protect their outdoor workers from heat illness by taking precautionary measures. Beginning today, temperatures are expected to be 15 to 25 degrees above normal in both northern and southern California. The National Weather Service also issued heat advisories for the San Francisco Bay Area, Monterey Bay and San Diego regions that will be in effect through most of this week. "Cal/OSHA...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.