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 16, 2012

Safety News Briefs - Week Of April 8th

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

Court Rejects OSHA's Continuing Violation Theory for Recording Workplace Injuries

"The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on April 6 unanimously ruled in favor of Volks Constructors in its appeal of OSHA citations alleging the company failed to record some workplace injuries between January 2002 and April 2006."

Read more in EHS Today
Read Additional Information the Seyforth & Shaw blog

Worker Killed When Concrete Truck Flips Into Hole Dug For Swimming Pool

"A Purdy Materials truck was preparing to off-load concrete in to a hole for an in-ground pool when the embankment gave way around 9:30 a.m. The truck flipped sideways and landed on 55-year-old William M. Harrison."

Read the story in the Star Press

Safety Video

I saw this video on another blog. They described it as "Corny but funny orientation video of accidents in the workplace. Take about 4 minutes away from DOOM and laugh."

This video is nothing to laugh at. I can relate to many of the "accidents" shown in this video.  Watch it and be scared... these are things that could happen to you.

Related Past Posts:
Safety News Briefs April 1st
Safety News Briefs March 26th
Safety New Briefs March 19th

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