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How to inspect scaffolding safety

How to inspect scaffolding safety

| October 16, 2017

Scaffolds can collapse due to instability or overloading. Always inspect scaffoldings to make sure hazards do not result in tragedies. When Should You Inspect Scaffolding? As per OSHA regulations, 29 CFR 1926.451, scaffolding should be inspected: after installation / before first use at least every week every time after adverse weather conditions like high wind […]

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Protecting temporary retail workers during the busy holiday rush

Protecting temporary retail workers during the busy holiday rush

| November 25, 2014

For employers in the retail industry, holiday hiring is off to a frantic pace. Retailers hired more workers in October than ever on record — that’s since 1939, when the Bureau of Labor Statistics began keeping track. While the season offers valuable employment opportunities, temporary workers also face a greater risk of non-fatal injuries than […]

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Wyoming poised to pass legislation that addresses its “deadliest workplace” status

Wyoming poised to pass legislation that addresses its “deadliest workplace” status

| November 21, 2014

By the end of the year, Wyoming lawmakers could take a decisive step in the state’s long battle to reduce workplace fatalities. Wyoming is often ranked as one of the country’s most dangerous places to work. Since 2001, the state has repeatedly seen the highest ratio of workplace-related deaths in the nation, and reached a […]

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