Job Safety Issue: U.S. Oil Boom Causing a Boom in Workplace Injuries

According to recently released data from FracTracker — an independent oil and gas research organization that’s affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh’s Center for Healthy Environments and Communities — there are more than one million active oil and gas wells around the country. However, nearly half of the 8.4 million barrels of oil that are […]

Safety Solutions: Can OnStar Make Your Company Fleet Safer?

The first half of 2014 is officially in the books, and over the past six months GM has recalled more than eight million of its vehicles. As a result, the company is more focused on safety solutions, but part of their initiative might actually make your existing company vehicles safer. OnStar has been giving GM […]

OSHA Event Aimed at Giving Federal Workers Workplace Safety

Workplace safety is always a hot topic, from the smallest companies to the biggest departments within the federal government. In an effort to make the 2.7 million people who work for the U.S. government safer, OSHA has announced that it will hold a three-day workplace safety training event at the end of July. Starting on […]

The Importance of Safety Devices & Safety Awareness

Following up on a fatality that occurred in February 2013, Newser reports, “A worker at a Pennsylvania sugar plant died buried alive in sugar in an accident that could have been prevented by a safety device removed just 13 days earlier.” According to an OSHA investigation, Janio Salinas, a 50-year-old temp worker at the plant, […]