|OSHA Fines on Ashley Furniture to Reach $2.2 Million
Ashley Furniture Industries Inc. is facing its third round of 2015 employee safety violation fines from federal labor regulators after there were additional machining incidents at plants in Wisconsin.
Safety supplies includes masks, safety glasses, gloves, hearing protection, reflective vests and overalls. (NOTE: ISEA recently reached out to the local OSHA branch to offer assistance in educating over 50K residents on the importance of using safety equipment).
Training is the best defense against accidents and injuries. The proper use and adjustment of PPE might seem like an obvious remedy, but there are right ways and wrong ways to use them.
Hosted by the NIOSH office for Total Worker Health, the National Center for Productive Aging and Work will help employers address the needs and challenges of aging workers by providing them with interventions and best practices.
Up to 17 percent of nurses in cancer clinics across the state of Michigan are exposed each year to hazardous drugs and only half of nurses use the protective equipment as recommended.
Progress on miner safety has been made, but the Mine Safety and Health Administration needs to make further improvements to prevent injuries and fatalities, according to employers and stakeholders.