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The National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction is May 4-15, 2015

Falls are the leading cause of death in the construction industry, and as the statistics show, hundreds of workers die each year and thousands more suffer debilitating injuries. Still, death because of improper fall protection is one of the the most frequently cited violations from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration. To raise awareness of the severity of this common construction site hazard, thousands of companies and much more than a million workers across the country joined OSHA in 2014 for a weeklong National Safety Stand Down to Prevent Falls in Construction.  This year’s Safety Stand Down is being held from May 4-15, 2015.


Industrial Ventilation in the Work Environment

Uncontaminated air is anticipated in the present industrial work environment. The utilization of chemical compounds, a lot of that are extremely dangerous, can result in concentrations that approach or exceed exposure limits in particulate, fumes, mists or vapors.

Also, excessive heat will make a work environment uncomfortable and dangerous. Successful properly-created industrial ventilation methods could reduce the hazards produced problems and by these chemical.


30 Years of Hearing Loss Trends

A new study in the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) examines thirty years of hearing loss trends experienced by workers exposed to noise while at work, across various businesses. The analysis, released by the American Journal of Industrial Medicine, discovered that while progress has been made in lessening the risk of hearing loss within most business sectors, additional efforts are needed within the Mining, Construction, and Social and Health Care Assistance sectors.