Health and safety
- Giving Responsibility Meaning. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;04/12/99, Vol. 242 Issue 14, p60
Editorial. Deals with the responsibilities of government officials for public works in the United States (US). Assurance of the project's safety and efficiency; Problems with the attitude of US government officials; Example of a government corruption case in China.
- Ready for Anything? An Emergency Response Checklist. Hayes, Casey // EHS Today;Jun2009, Vol. 2 Issue 6, p53
The article focuses on the importance of emergency response checklist among companies in the U.S. It mentions that having an emergency response plan in the work place with the training of employees on the plan reduce the potential for severity of non-fatal eye injuries in the work place. It...
- With mate in trouble, man couldn't shut down machine. // Safety Alert for Supervisors;2/28/2011, Vol. 8 Issue 184, p1
The article cites an incident where an employee did not know how to shut down a large machine which was ripping his coworker apart. A staff knows how to operate the device pressed the emergency-stop button but the coworker in distress was declared dead at the hospital after losing too much...
- Upfront. // Professional Safety;Jun99, Vol. 44 Issue 6, p1
Presents news briefs related to work safety in the United States as of June 1999. Agreement signed by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (CCO) which recognizes the CCO certification program; Study published by...
- Lost your job--now what? McKeon, Jennifer // Good Housekeeping;Feb96, Vol. 222 Issue 2, p131
Looks at things to do when you lose your job. Ask for a second chance; Get a good reference letter; Begin planning for the future.
- The Dark Side of Dairies. Clarren, Rebecca // High Country News;8/31/2009, Vol. 41 Issue 15, p12
The article discusses the working conditions of dairies in the Western region of the U.S. It notes that despite the wholesome commercial image of milk, working in dairies are risky enough that they have claimed a much higher rate of injuries than other workers in the nation. Risk factors include...
- Regulatory News. // Professional Safety;Jun99, Vol. 44 Issue 6, p16
Provides information on the regulations of the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) on work safety. Ruling of a federal court on the administration's controversial Cooperative Compliance Program; Information on the proposal of OSHA on the personal protective...
- 3 NATURAL LAWS of an Effective Safety Program. Madison, Brett E. // Professional Safety;Jun99, Vol. 44 Issue 6, p37
Provides information on how to obtain an effective computer safety program for employees. Reasons why accidents occur; Link between attitude and safety; Details on the three natural laws of safety.
- LADDERS AND SAFETY on the Job Site. Priest, Al // Stained Glass: Quarterly of the Stained Glass Association of Ame;Spring2012, Vol. 107 Issue 1, p63
The article focuses on the safety on the job site when job requires the use of ladders relevant as of March 1, 2012. Topics include the use of ladder jacks in tight spaces, the Stained Glass Association of America's (SGAA's) safety manual, and the organization responsible for the workers' safety...