Below is a quick selection of some notable safety-related news headlines for the month of March 2018:
OSHA Makes Trench Protection a National Priority (Safety.BLR.com)
OSHA has announced that one of its priority goals for 2018 is to reduce trenching and excavation accidents. There appear to be solid reasons for doing so.
Coming Soon: New Global Workplace Safety Standard (Insurance Journal)
For workplace safety professionals, March 12 was a big date. On that date, the world learned of a new global standard for safer workplaces that has been in development for five years and involved input from more than 75 countries across six continents.
Leveraging Technology for Workplace Safety (PropertyCasualty360)
Keeping pace with these fast-paced advancements can be tough. But using new technology to prevent human and financial losses that otherwise would occur, is certainly worth the effort.
Question of the Week: What is a Safety Walk-Around? (Facility Executive)
Conducting periodic workplace inspections can demonstrate a facility manager’s or building owner’s commitment to improving safety and health in the workplace.
Consultant: Employee Behavior and Relationships Help Workplace Safety (KMVT11)
With a healthy relationship comes employees feeling comfortable enough to report hazards and safety concerns before it becomes a bigger issue.
Robots in the Workplace (Safety+Health)
As new technologies bring robots side by side with human workers, what are the safety implications?