October 23, 2018


Fall Protection tops OSHA's annual 'Top 10' list of most frequently cited violations

Houston — Fall Protection is OSHA's most frequently cited standard for the eighth consecutive year, the agency and Safety+Health announced Tuesday at the 2018 National Safety Council Congress & Expo. Read more

Corrie Pitzer outlines potential evolution of, challenges for safety during Leadership Keynote

Houston — Understanding risks and relying on human intelligence instead of only technological advances likely will play significant roles in the future of safety, SAFEmap International CEO Corrie Pitzer said during Tuesday's Leadership Keynote at the 2018 National Safety Council Congress & Expo. Read more

NSC panel discussion covers addition to Injury Facts, TRIR

Houston — Pointing out that on-the-job fatalities rose 7.3 percent in 2016, the National Safety Council on Tuesday debuted the workplace section of it Injury Facts database at the 2018 NSC Congress & Expo to "help people understand the biggest risks to their safety and help employers understand where to focus their risk management efforts." Read more

NSC announces 'Best in Show' New Product Showcase Award winners

Houston — After 7,000 votes were cast for 111 products from 77 companies, the results for the 2018 "Best in Show" New Product Showcase Awards were revealed Tuesday prior to the Leadership Keynote at the 2018 National Safety Council Congress & Expo. Read more

OSHA inspectors present 'Most Interesting' cases at NSC Congress & Expo session

Houston — The cases of an employee sustaining a third-degree burn on his foot after slipping on a tank, a temporary worker having a mixture of butane and propane injected in his finger and arm, and a platform system failure high above one of Miami's busiest streets were highlighted Monday during OSHA's "Most Interesting" Technical Session at the 2018 National Safety Council Congress & Expo. Read more

NSC presents Bay Crane safety director Linda F. Martin with Marion Martin Award

Houston — Linda F. Martin is the recipient of the 2018 Marion Martin Award, presented annually by the National Safety Council Women's Caucus. Read more

'Our hands are our most important tool': Experts discuss future of hand protection

Houston — In response to the high frequency of hand injuries among workers, the International Safety Equipment Association is working to finalize a new standard with the American National Standards Institute for back-of-the-hand impact protection. Read more

Got 45 minutes? Attend an NSC Learning Lab session

Houston — Throughout the 2018 National Safety Council Congress & Expo, NSC will be offering 45-minute educational sessions in the NSC Learning Lab (Booth 4535) on the Expo Floor. Don't miss your opportunity to catch the remaining session at 10 a.m. Wednesday. Read more
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