7 Common Manufacturing Hazards When Working With Robots

Since the first assembly lines were developed, automation has become increasingly common in production and manufacturing of everything from food and small machine components to cars. Machines have taken over a huge number of tasks and, from a financial perspective, it’s not surprising. Machines don’t get sick, they don’t need vacations and they don’t get injured.

OSHA Launches Electronic Injury Reporting

Where would we be without technology? It’s amazing how far it’s come in such a short amount of time. With these expansive advancements in technology over the last ten years, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that OSHA now requires injury and illness data to be submitted electronically.

What's Missing From OSHA's Top 10 List

This is an excerpt from the article “Complacency Deserves a Spot on OSHA’s Top 10” by Ray Prest originally published in the Summer/Fall 2015 issue of Safety Decisions.

OSHA’s Program for Serial Offenders

Employers have the legal responsibility to ensure the safety of their employees. This means following safety regulations, providing safety training to employees in all necessary areas, and employing enough management or supervisors to verify the safety and welfare of anyone on their site.