Heat Illness Prevention
Summary: Now that summer has unofficially started, temperatures are rising throughout North America. Now is the time to use OSHA's Quick Cards on Heat Stress to review heat-related illness with your team.
OSHA Issues Final Rule: Confined Spaces in Construction Effective Aug. 3, 2015
Summary: The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a final confined spaces rule to increase protections for construction workers. According to the latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, construction workers die at a rate of 9.7 per 100,000 full-time equivalent workers, compared with a rate of 3.3 workers across all industries.