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An Exhilarating Encounter
It’s well known that many industries, if not all, have been experiencing staffing shortages since the pandemic began. Employers are trying their best to fill the open positions.
Back pain is something that most of us will experience sometime in our lives. Often the cause of back pain is misunderstood. The perception is we must be lifting something heavy to cause an injury.
The common extensor tendon is located in the upper limb with attachment to the lateral epicondyle of the humerus at the elbow.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has published their second Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) to address COVID-19 workplace transmission.
Everyone is keeping score and tracking it in some way. When we exercise, we track number of repetitions, weights used, and miles ran. Our doctors log health indicators like body weight, cholesterol, glucose, and blood pressure to name a few.
The OSHA fall protection standards have elements that touch all industries and complying with them can be challenging. Let’s take a closer look at one of the most commonly asked questions regarding fall protection.
In Part 1 of this blog, we explored the history behind the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) and the reasons why the potential changes are important to the United States.
When OSHA adopted the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) on March 26, 2012, it had been 25 years since the Hazard Communication Standard (29 CFR 1910.1200) had been updated to include all industries where employees are potentially exposed to hazardous ...
Now that we’re past the autumnal equinox, it won’t be much longer before Old Man Winter comes knocking on our door with a formidable fist.
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