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OSHA Updates National Emphasis Program on Amputations

In August 2015, OSHA updated its National Emphasis Program (NEP) on Amputations.  Based on a review of data from general industry as well as targeted industries, OSHA determined that workplace amputations were being underreported.  OSHA updated the NEP on Amputations to target all workplaces with machinery or equipment capable of causing amputations. OSHA defines “amputation” … Continue Reading

Industry Week Article Highlights Safety Concerns With Supply Chain

I just read a great article in the May 2014 IndustryWeek magazine entitled “Safety in the Supply Chain:  No Easy Fix.” [note: if you are not a subscriber to IndustryWeek magazine, you can sign up for free].  The article, which was written by Jill Jusko, focuses primarily on the challenges faced by global brands and retailers who use contract manufacturers … Continue Reading
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