Day: September 17, 2018

Save Your Breath

Hazardous substances, such as asbestos, gases, vapors, mists, dusts and other substances can cause serious respiratory illness. Your first line of defense is to separate your

NIOSH Conducting Illuminating Research into Underground Mine Lighting

he National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has developed prototype light emitting diode (LED) mining cap lamps that could potentially reduce workers’

No Evidence Employee Was Laid Off Because of His Age

A senior government employee claimed he was laid off because of his age. To prove his point, he pointed to the heading of his pink slip reading: “Notice of Layoff—Eligibl

Using Cell Phone While Operating Machine Is Last Straw for Troublesome Worker

Video surveillance catches a sawmill worker not wearing her safety gloves, protective eyewear or earplugs and using her cell phone while operating a “stacker” machine

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