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U.S. workers remain at risk from potentially deadly paint-removers

This article on the science blog, The Pump Handle, highlights the hazards of paint removers, adhesive removers and prepaint products that contain meth...

World Cancer Day

Today is World Cancer Day. Around the world, 12.7 million people are diagnosed with cancer every year, and the number is expected to increase due to t...

U.S. Chemical Safety Board Receives Awards for Videos

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) was named the recipient of three Peer Awards from the Television, Internet and Video Association of D.C. (TIVA) f...

Good (Yet Potentially Hazardous) Things in Very Small Packages

Articles by the Laborers’ International on the presence of nanomaterials in some building products and the potential hazards....

Counting Faults

Magazine review of an Australian project identifying and recording faults across all crane types....

OSHA Plans to Rescind Compliance Directive on Fall Protection Under Steel Erection Rule

BNA reports OSHA rescinding a fall protection compliance directive in response to advice from ACCSH....

Lessons Learned from Las Vegas

After 12 workers die in 18 months in Las Vegas on Strip construction projects, 7,000 construction workers on the CityCenter and Cosmopolitan worksites...

Personnel Work Platform Safety: A review of the resources designed to ensure proper use of platforms on telescopic handlers

Review of safety and regulatory issues when rough-terrain forklifts are converted to aerial lifts through aftermarket installation of personnel platfo...

The Safety Blog: Safety Guide for Flaggers

Describes the flagger’s job, hazards faced, and requirements to help prevent injuries....

Dangers in Loading & Unloading Heavy Equipment

Brief article discussing the findings of a report on the number of fatalities suffered in loading bulldozers and other heavy equipment on and off flat...