Manufacturers design their machines to protect operators from coming into contact with hazardous parts. Despite this, machines cause more than 18,000 injuries—including amputations, lacerations, and crushing injuries—in the United States each year.Read more
Security Threat Awareness
While most workplaces are generally safe environments, employees should be aware of potential security threats and prevention tactics.
According to a study conducted by the Consumer Product Safety Commission, hand and power tool injuries send an average of 400,000 people to the emergency room each year. These tools can cause lacerations, puncture wounds, dismemberment, burns, electrical shock, and death. Fortunately, there are many preventative measures that employees can take to prevent tool injuries from occurring.Read more
To prevent oil spills from reaching waterways, the EPA requires facilities to follow a spill prevention, control and countermeasure, or SPCC, plan.Read more
SafetySkills Partners with the University of South Florida and American Safety Council to Offer OSHA-Authorized Training
Beginning in May, clients of SafetySkills’ Learning Management System (LMS) will have the option of choosing to add OSHA-authorized…Read more