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Frequently Cited OSHA Violations specifically for Manufacturers

OSHA keeps records not only of the most frequently cited standards overall but also within particular industries. Understanding these standards and taking proactive steps to avoid violations can go a long way toward ensuring workplace safety. When it comes to the manufacturing industry, the following standards were most cited in 2021: Control of hazardous energy…

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$afety Pays!

In manufacturing as in most businesses, every dollar counts. And putting those dollars towards new safety initiatives might not be a top priority. Who needs another expense in these economic times? But money spent on safety is often an investment that improves the bottom line. Here’s why: Employers across the United States pay almost $1…

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Say what? I can’t hear you…

Nearly half (46%) of manufacturing workers have been exposed to hazardous noise levels at some point during their employment, according to the American Journal of Industrial Medicine. Equipment such as rotors, power tools, stators, gears, fans, impact processes and electrical machinery can all generate significant amounts of noise, which can negatively affect employees’ hearing. Prolonged…

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