Understanding the most common OSHA regulations for fall safety is the first step toward creating a safer environment that helps to minimize and prevent not only falls, but also the potential for an OSHA citation.
How much can ergonomics make a difference in productivity and preventing injury? A lot, it turns out. Since 2003, for example, Ford has reduced its assembly line injury rate by 70% by applying ergonomics research to assembly improvements and lift-assist technologies. In the past five years, Timken has cut its ergonomics risk factors each year by 20% by requiring three innovative improvements annually at each plant.
More than 50 Toyota workers are among the hundreds of Tianjin residents injured after the deadly chemical explosion Wednesday, though more might have been at risk had their factory not been closed last week....More