Once again OSHA has released it’s list of the top ten violations for the year so far. The 2017 top ten reads as follows:
Compare with last years’…
The list shows no change in the top 5 and little change in the rest of the list except the new entry of the fall protection training which would lead us to believe that OSHA is now looking at fining companies for not providing adequate fall protection training as a way to reduce the number of violations in the fall protection category. It will be interesting to see if this new approach will finally knock fall protection violations out of the #1 spot where it has been for many years now.
Getting anyone to pay attention to road signs advocating and encouraging highway safety might seem like an exercise in futility. Missouri, however, just said “Challenge excepted!”.
Instead of trying to simply remind people to buckle up or not to text while driving or even to move over into the right lane so that the left lane can be used, as it should be, for passing, the Missouri Department of Transportation decided to use humor.
Here’s a sample of what they came up with…
Do you need safety posters? The EMC website has more than you can shake a stick at!
Check them out at https://www.emcins.com/lossControl/ then go down to the bottom of the page and click on “safety posters”