Safety In The News: October 2017

Safety In The News: October 2017

Below is a quick selection of some notable safety-related news headlines for the month of October 2017:

 


Why you need to be active about passive fall protection in your facility (BIC Magazine)
At the 2017 NSC Congress & Expo, OSHA announced its Top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety violations for fiscal year 2017. It should have come as no surprise that at the top of that list was “Fall Protection”…

 

OSHA and American Society of Safety Engineers Working Together To Provide Resources to Those Affected by Hurricane Harvey (OSHA)
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) have partnered to organize and distribute protective equipment and other resources to those affected by Hurricane Harvey…

 

The Global Fall Protection Market is Projected to Reach USD 2.69 Billion By 2022, at a CAGR of 8.1% from 2017 to 2022. (Business Wire)
Increasing awareness regarding industrial safety and stringent government regulations pertaining to the safety of people working in the construction industry are the key factors expected to fuel the growth of the fall protection market during the forecast period…

 

Trends In…Fall Protection (Safety+Health Magazine)
Wearing the right fall protection – and using it correctly – can save lives. However, many workers continue to die from fall-related injuries. Of the 937 fatalities that occurred in the construction industry in 2015, 350 were because of a fall to a lower level, OSHA states, adding that these deaths are preventable…

 

Fall Protection Programs Help to Prevent Worker Injuries and Fatalities (WebWire)
According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), falls are among the most common causes of serious work-related injuries and deaths. They are also a common cause for costly noncompliance penalties against employers that have failed to follow fall protection requirements…

 

Industrial Safety Gloves Market Overview by Growth and Demand 2017 (TechnoPow)
Global Industrial Safety Gloves Market Research Report 2017 to 2022 presents an in-depth assessment of the Industrial Safety Gloves including enabling technologies, key trends, market drivers, challenges, standardization, regulatory landscape, deployment models, operator case studies, opportunities, future roadmap, value chain, ecosystem player profiles and strategies…

 

Maintenance Safety: A Proactive Approach for Industrial Professionals (Reliable Plant)
As a maintenance group, many of our responsibilities are to maintain equipment in a fully functional state. Repairing and maintaining equipment is only part of our duties. Often, we are saddled with safety responsibilities like fabricating guards, building handrails, and other issues to keep everyone safe…

 

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