An Industrial Safety & Hygiene News article discusses five of the most common OSHA violations in the manufacturing industry and provides tips to help employers avoid them. Violations include fall protection, hazard communication, scaffolding, lockout/tagout and respiratory protection.
MSHA has announced an enforcement initiative to help protect miners from health issues caused by exposure to respirable crystalline silica. Inspectors will be focusing on silica exposure during visits and expanding silica sampling. The agency is also working on issuing a silica rule to enhance protections.
EHS Daily Advisor created an infographic explaining how to prevent heat-related illnesses. The resource discusses acclimatization, training, symptoms of heat illnesses, controls and recommended company policies.
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