Industrial Employers, Will You Pass Safety Inspections?

Written by News Channel 2 on January 8th, 2014. Posted in Cable gland catalogue, Colored zip ties, Pvc plugs

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Are you prepared for safety inspections? A single safety violation may result in a citation — or citations — from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). One citation can set companies back anywhere from $5,000 to $500,000. Moreover, workers’ compensation claims and lawsuits can devastate budgets and threaten companies’ futures.

Managers of high-risks jobs, such as industrial operations and maintenance, need to be especially mindful and careful. What are the best ways to avoid costly worker injuries and illnesses in dangerous environments?

Eliminate Electrical and Fire Hazards

The Electrical Safety Foundation International states it plainly, “Approximately 62% of an estimated 32,807 nonfatal electrical injuries occurring between 1992 and 1998 were classified as electric shock