DuraLabel's Weekly Safety News

Blog Author Angelique Sanders

Weekly safety news. Stay in touch with regulations from OSHA, NFPA, and other safety codes. Find out about other companies' best and worst practices. We scour the internet to provide you with helpful training resources and the latest safety information.

Monday, April 23, 2012

Safety News Briefs - Week Ending April 21st

A weekly feature that provides short summaries of safety related news articles with links to the complete stories in other publications.

OSHA Takes Too Long To Enact Safety Rules, Federal Agency Says

"The nation’s main worker safety agency takes too long to develop regulations to protect workers from dangerous chemicals and other on-the-job hazards, government auditors said in a report issued Thursday."

Read more in the Kansas City Star or the Washington Post

OSHA Investigating Workplace Death Caused By An Aggressive Swan

"Swans patrol the pond of Bay Colony Condominiums near Des Plaines. Authorities believe an attack by an aggressive swan played a role in the drowning of a Villa Park man there Saturday morning."

Read the story in the Daily Herald

Plants Expect Equipment Suppliers to Prevent Arc Flash

Though responsibility for arc flash safety has not traditionally fallen to the OEMs, as standards tighten, users are beginning to put some of the burden back on the machine builder.

Read the complete article in Sustainable Plant magazine.

Related Past Posts:
Safety News Briefs April 8th
Safety News Briefs April 1st
Safety News Briefs March 26th

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