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Every year a few hundred people are murdered in American workplaces by disgruntled workers or former employees who come back to exact revenge for perceived or real slights, or poor treatment.
Employees working in the rain face specific hazards, such as poor visibility and wet, slippery surfaces.
The owners of a new company found a building on the market for an affordable price, so they bought it. Built in the 1940s to manufacture aircraft for the war effort, the metal structure had a large open space.
The tsunami that struck Japan in April 2011 and the horrifying floods that inundated Thailand cause massive supply chain disruptions the world over due to the many global manufacturers operating in those countries. While those events may not had direct effects on companies in the U.S., they did significantly disrupt global supply chains and hence production even here in America
For millions of American homeowners, homeowners insurance is a necessary evil. Most mortgage lenders require that borrowers carry a homeowners insurance policy to pay for any property damage that could decrease the value of their homes. As soon as their mortgages are paid off, those homeowners can reduce the coverage that they have on their homeowners insurance policies or eliminate their policies all together.
Since the holiday season or your party is only once a year, it's easy to overlook safety even though you already incorporate it into the other aspects of your operations.
A vital part of supply chain management is managing the risk that your access to the critical goods and services that your business needs to function could be broken by events beyond your control.
Officials trace the likely genesis of the Grenfell Tower fire to a faulty refrigerator. But the use of Reynobond PE, an exterior building cladding made by Pittsburgh-based Arconic, Inc., may have contributed to the rapid spread of the fire from floor to floor around the building's exterior.
The most common injuries around pallets are when workers trip over them or step or fall on them. Sometimes employees will step on a wooden pallet for support to reach something up high
While physical fall protection violations, like failing to install guard-rails or provide fall protection equipment, continue to feature at the top of the list, this is the first time that training requirements as a stand-alone category has made it onto OSHA's preliminary list of most-cited violations has featured.