Tags: workplace safety

Cement plant worker dies after being hit in the head by a boom

Dec 16, 2015

Cement plant worker dies after being hit in the head by a boom

A worker at a cement plant in Iowa died after he was struck by a boom. According to Quad Cities Online, the man was at the cement plant in Buffalo, Iowa owned by Continental Cement Company on Tuesday when the accident occurred. He was ...

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MSHA and NSSGA release new infographic about material handling injuries

Nov 24, 2015

MSHA and NSSGA release new infographic about material handling injuries

The Mine Safety and Health Administration and the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association have partnered up to release a new infographic warning of the dangers of handling materials on the job. According to the NSSGA, the poster sets out to ...

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VIDEO: OSHA gives tips on how to stay healthy working in the summer heat

Jul 15, 2015

VIDEO: OSHA gives tips on how to stay healthy working in the summer heat

Pretty much most of America is simmering as the summer gets into full swing. With the rising temperature, comes an increased chance of heat illnesses for those working at mining operations and construction sites under the sun. The Occupational Safety and Health ...

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State Laws Stir the Pot on Workplace Safety

Feb 01, 2013

Drug testing and workplace investigations will be impacted by state ballot initiatives and NRLB decisions.   By M. Robin Repass     During the 2012 general election, voters in Colorado and Washington State passed ballot Settingsinitiatives to legalize marijuana possession. A total of 18 states currently ...

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ARTBA: Proposed OSHA rule ‘counterproductive’ to workplace safety

Oct 31, 2011

A proposed rule to change reporting requirements by the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) will increase the burden on America’s workforce and divert resources from programs that actually improve health and safety, the American Road & Transportation Builders Association ...

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