Monthly Archive for: ‘May, 2014’

Rocky Brands Recalls Georgia Boot Steel-Toed Shoes Due to Compression Hazard

Washington, DC, April 17, 2014 — Rocky Brands recalls a group of its Georgia Boot Steel-Toed Shoes due to a compression hazard. Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

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Uncertainty In a Certain World: OSHA’s Voluntary PELs

By Mark A. Lies II, & Kerry M. Mohan**, Seyforth Shaw, LLP ( Reprinted with permission   INTRODUCTION For over three decades, OSHA has codified permissible exposure levels (“PELs”) that regulate employee exposure to toxic and hazardous substances. See 29 CFR 1910.1000. Recently, OSHA has attempted to bypass its regulations and impose more stringent PELs through its General Duty Clause. …

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Safe Summer Advice from Safety Pros

By Safety Management Group   Most of us are excited about summer’s arrival, because it means we’ll be able to get back outside and enjoy the long days and warm weather. But far too many people end up spending part of the summer in their local hospital’s emergency room because they did something that just wasn’t safe. Sure, you’re probably …

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Largest JENGA Game Played with Heavy Equipment

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When Domestic Violence Impacts the Workplace

By Safety Management Group It might seem strange for an occupational safety-focused publication to address something that’s normally associated with the home. However, while most domestic violence may occur within the home, it frequently follows the parties involved to their workplaces. That can result in anything from the violent attacks we see on the news, to significant losses in performance …

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