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Safety Standards September 27, 2022

Fall protection tops safety violations for 12th straight year

The 10 safety violations of workplace safety standards that OSHA has cited most frequently this year were announced with fall protection topping the list.

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Safety Standards October 13, 2021

Fall protection remains biggest workplace hazard

OSHA's most-cited workplace safety standards finds fall protection in the top spot for the 11th straight year with respiratory protection a distant second.

By National Safety Council (NSC)
Safety August 19, 2020

COVID-19 projected to be third-highest cause of death in US for 2020

The National Safety Council reported that COVID-19 will likely be the third-leading cause of death in 2020 behind only heart disease and cancer.

By National Safety Council (NSC)
Contract Maintenance June 3, 2020

National Safety Council president and CEO delivers statement on respect, inclusion

National Safety Council president and CEO Lorraine M. Martin releases a statement for respect and inclusion in the wake of the events in Minneapolis and the subsequent nationwide response.

By National Safety Council (NSC)
Safety May 21, 2020

10 steps employers must take to ensure safety before reopening due to COVID-19

The National Safety Council, in coordination with the SAFER task force, releases comprehensive guidance and recommendations for employers to prioritize workplace safety post-quarantine.

By National Safety Council (NSC)
Safety Standards March 6, 2020

Safety council updates statement on coronavirus

The National Safety Council urges employers to assess their risk of exposure and ensure procedures are in place to effectively control transmission.

By National Safety Council (NSC)
Safety October 26, 2019

Safety council discourages cannabis use for safety-sensitive positons

The National Safety Council (NSC) has called on employers to restrict cannabis use for workers in safety-sensitive positions regardless of the state's position in a policy position.

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