Recent News and Media

The 50 Foot Exception and How it Applies

The 50 Foot Exception and How it Applies

March 25, 2015

How can you abide by the 50-foot exception for fall protection while maintaining proper safety standards? 

When OSHA Stops By for a Visit

When OSHA Stops By for a Visit

March 10, 2015

What should you do when OSHA shows up for a surprise visit? Read about some common questions and simple solutions. Make your facility safer BEFORE you are visited.

Falling Off Ladders Can Kill

Falling Off Ladders Can Kill

February 25, 2015

OSHA has released a downloadable PDF Document outlining the dangers of improper ladder safety. This bilingual document has been recently distributed more in association with the Department of Labor's upcoming National Safety Stand-Down To Prevent Falls in Construction

2nd Annual National Safety Stand-Down

2nd Annual National Safety Stand-Down

February 19, 2015

NIOSH, OSHA and industry partners join forces to promote fall safety with the second annual Fall Safety Stand-Down in May.

The Risk of Rooftop Snow Removal

The Risk of Rooftop Snow Removal

January 28, 2015

Every year, workers are killed or seriously injured while removing snow and ice from rooftops. Employers have a duty to protect workers from hazards in the workplace. The right equipment and some forethought can go a long way in preventing injury or death