RAISING SAFETY AWARENESS IN THE AERIAL ACCESS INDUSTRY, GENIE PROVIDES DETAILS ON STANDARDS CHANGES

RAISING SAFETY AWARENESS IN THE AERIAL ACCESS INDUSTRY, GENIE PROVIDES DETAILS ON STANDARDS CHANGES

Genie joins OSHA’s National Safety Stand-Down efforts In support of OSHA’s National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction week, May 8-12, Genie has released…

Ensure You Are Correctly Complying with OSHA’s New Crystalline Silica Dust Regs

Ensure You Are Correctly Complying with OSHA’s New Crystalline Silica Dust Regs

On March 25, 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a final rule on respirable crystalline silica dust. The new rule updated regulations…

Sweep Easy: Conquer Dust Mitigation with the Proper Broom or Sweeper Implement

Sweep Easy: Conquer Dust Mitigation with the Proper Broom or Sweeper Implement

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued new rules related to exposure to silica dust on construction sites — those rules went into…

Load Warriors: Choose a Tough Portable, Hand-Held Generator for Commercial Applications

Load Warriors: Choose a Tough Portable, Hand-Held Generator for Commercial Applications

Unlike a lot of equipment purchased for the jobsite, small, portable generators (the size you can throw in the back of your truck) can be…

Work Photography Requires Caution; Construction Photos Can Show Violations

Work Photography Requires Caution; Construction Photos Can Show Violations

Contractors are proud of the work they do and the things they build, so they often take pictures of their jobsites to document the progress…

OSHA Issues Recommended Practices to Promote Workplace Safety and Health Programs in Construction

OSHA Issues Recommended Practices to Promote Workplace Safety and Health Programs in Construction

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently issued Recommended Practices for Safety and Health Programs in Construction to help industry employers develop proactive programs to…

Ohio Worker’s Death Highlights Grim 2016 National Stat: Trench Collapse Fatalities Have More than Doubled

Ohio Worker’s Death Highlights Grim 2016 National Stat: Trench Collapse Fatalities Have More than Doubled

OSHA cited an Ohio company after a 33-year-old employee was crushed to death in June 2016 as he was digging soil out of the 12-foot…

Genie Joins OSHA’s National Fall Prevention Stand-Down Efforts

Genie Joins OSHA’s National Fall Prevention Stand-Down Efforts

Terex Aerial Work Platforms (AWP) is participating in OSHA’s National Fall Prevention Stand-Down, May 2-6, by offering free Genie marketing safety kits to support safety awareness…

Safety Pays, Falls Cost: 2016 National Safety Stand-Down May 2-6

Safety Pays, Falls Cost: 2016 National Safety Stand-Down May 2-6

Whether you fall 20 stories or 20 feet, a workplace fall can change your life in seconds. It can be debilitating, causing you to lose…

Might wanna check out OSHA’s Confined Spaces for Construction Compliance Webcast

Might wanna check out OSHA’s Confined Spaces for Construction Compliance Webcast

Optimum Safety Management has announced a new webcast for construction employers seeking guidance regarding the OSHA Confined Spaces Standard for Construction, 29 CFR 1926.1200-1213 Subpart…

OSHA and the American Society of Safety Engineers renew alliance to protect workers

OSHA and the American Society of Safety Engineers renew alliance to protect workers

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently renewed its alliance with the American Society of Safety Engineers. During the new five year agreement, OSHA and…