Forklift Battery Recharging Station Safety

Increasingly, companies are switching from internal combustion forklifts to electric forklifts. Electric forklifts are quiet, have increased run times, shorter recharging times and reduced emissions (which virtually eliminate the hazards associated with carbon...

Working Safely around Robots

Last summer, a young woman was crushed while trying to fix a sensor fault in robot at an Alabama automotive plant where she worked. She was a temporary worker and was not trained to repair robots and should not have been in the sensitive zone. Maintenance did not...

OSHA’s Top 5 Respiratory Protection Violations

For the sixth consecutive year, the Respiratory Protection Standard 1910.134, ranked 4th on the OSHA’s top 10 violations list.  According to OSHA, approximately 1.3 million U.S workplaces fall within the respiratory compliance standard which affects about 5 million...