Safety / OSHA
Caught-in and Caught-between Fatalities on the rise in Construction
News article from Safety+Health magazine, as analyzes by the Center for Construction Research and Training (also known as CPWR). .
Caught-in [or] between injuries and deaths are preventable... pointing to training, engineering controls, safety protocols, and personal protective equipment as possible solutions."...
OSHA has Unlimited Repeat Violation Authority
This blog is from the webpage of Frantz Ward LLP
Employers can be cited for “repeat” violations if the employer has previously been cited for the same or a substantially similar violation."
Lake County Safety Expo at Lakeland Community College
The Lake County Safety Council is sponsoring the Lake County Safety Expo on Friday, May 18 at Lakeland Community College in Kirtland.
The $30 per-person fee includes opening keynote speaker, all seminars and classes, a continental breakfast and lunch.
The event features 15 class sessions and 20+ vendors. The keynote speakers are...
2018 Construction Safety Day Presentations
The following presentations were given at the 6th Annual Construction Safety Day, held on February 13, 2018 at LaCentre in Westlake. Thank you to all of our presenters and attendees, for contributing toward a strong culture of safety in Northeast Ohio!
OSHA Update - Howard Eberts (Cleveland OSHA)
OSHA Inspection Case Study - Adam...
OSHA has renewed its Alliance with the National Association of Women in Construction
According to article, the alliance intends to collaborate on raising awareness of OSHA's rulemaking and enforcement tactics, Safety+Health Magazine
OSHA’s renewed alliance with NAWIC will continue to promote innovative solutions to safety and health hazards unique to female construction workers.”...
BWC Offering "Better You, Better Ohio!"
According the BWC, Better You, Better Ohio!™ is a program designed to provide health and wellness resources and services to workers who work for small employers (50 or fewer workers) in high-risk industries
Better You, Better Ohio! is designed to help both, workers and their employers at no cost and through a simple,...
Cleveland Foundation may seek Investors to Clean up lead
By Rachel Dissell, Brie Zeltner, The Plain Dealer
The Cleveland Foundation, along with public health officials from the city and county and non-profit leaders and lead experts, have been discussing a method of paying for lead clean up."
Opioids, The Silent Killer on the Job Site
As reported on by Bisnow's reporters, Cameron Sperance and Chuck Sudo on the seriousness of this epidemic.
Bisnow reporters reached out to — and were rejected by — 17 construction companies and workers at 27 construction sites nationwide. Only two executives were willing to speak on the record."...
New and Revised Fact Sheets on Silica Now Available
OSHA has released more than a dozen fact sheets that provide guidance on the respirable crystalline silica standard for construction. One fact sheet is an overview of the silica standard. The other fact sheets provide employers with information on how to fully and properly implement controls, work practices, and if needed,...
Keep Sexual Harassment Out of Your Workplace
Published by Laborers' Health & Safety Fund of North America (LHSDNA), December, 2017; Vol 14, Num 7
The LHSFNA encourages all employers to establish a written policy on sexual harassment that addresses prevention, reporting, investigation and consequences."