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Apr 28, 2017

The Basics Concerning Hse Regulations

Amazon failed to report 26 work-related injuries that occurred at the warehouse, including employees who felt their knees pop out after lifting boxes, the federal agency said. Amazon said it was contesting the citation. In all, the new warehouse openings will create more than 2,500 new, full-time jobs, according a report on NJ.com . At one million square feet, the Carteret fulfillment center is the largest in the state. It employs 2,000 employees. Robots fetch items and bring them to workers; otherwise workers would have to walk the length of a football field to retrieve the products, NJ.com

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Apr 28, 2017

Hoists Overview

Host company LGH, which rents a wide range of hoisting, rigging and jacking equipment throughout the USA, was an early supporter of the program. We decided from the beginning to back this initiative with both human and financial support, said Patrick Clark, National Rental Support Manager at LGH, We have never looked back, and continue to get more passionate and stronger in our convictions. This is an initiative that was started with foresight from an industry that was slowly watching their aging labor staff retire. Depending on the craft or trade, for every two or five folks retiring there

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Apr 26, 2017

Osha Regulations Reprise

The April 18 order makes it federal policy to promote and use American labor and goods. It also directs the federal government to fully enforce guidelines prioritizing the use of American firms and goods in federal projects, such as when buying lifts for federally funded transportation projects. Founded in 1925 by the inventor of the automotive hydraulic lift, Rotary Lift employs more than 400 people in Madison, Ind. The small town on the Ohio River is home to Rotarys American headquarters and manufacturing facilities, as well as its engineering, product development, R&D, customer service,

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Apr 25, 2017

The Latest Facts Regarding Osha Hoisting And Rigging Safety

Many of these positions are responsible for writing the regulations and policies Trump and his allies in Congress seem to want to take shape, but that wont happen until the Administration moves to fill these posts. In addition, the Presidents budget proposal would slash the federal workforce in many departments and agencies, which may stem the tide of federal regulations. For example, Trumps budget would cut DOT staff by 13%. The Department of Labor would see its budget shrunk by 20.7%, and the Environmental Protection Agency by 31.4%. However, facing opposition in Congress even from Republican

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Apr 24, 2017

A Glance Within Lifting Equipment Hire

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Off-road drivers understand the need of installing a winch on their vehicles. Oftentimes, possession of a good winch may stand between driving and walking home. Nevertheless, owning a winch comes at a price. General safety precautions should be taken by anyone handling them. Some of these precautions include: Proper training should be taken so as to clearly understand the working of the winch and how to safely operate it. A no-go zone should be established during the recovery process, in case the winch rope snaps and wh

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Apr 23, 2017

A Look Around Osha Regulations

We transitioned our entire scheduling system so all employees can see the priority, and its more effective than telling somebody This is what you have do next, Roberts says. This seems like an easy thing, but when you are making 2,500 pieces per day, its pretty complex to determine what to do next so a complete cylinder order can be shipped. A third key concerns constraints, says Oelke. You want to improve your slowest area, to focus on your bottlenecks. That perspective persuaded JARP to upgrade the work cell that makes rod bearings, Roberts says. We had older machines, and we purchased brand

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Apr 19, 2017

Construction Viewpoints

In addition, there are now rumblings that the controversial silica rule that went into effect last summer could be in danger of repeal. Foulke said that two questions the new administration could pose to employers in order to set a course for the agency are: Which OSHA standards are too burdensome,and what new standards are necessary?Using the negotiated rule making process, he said, the agency and industry leaders could come up with productive safety solutions. Other than negotiated standards, Foulke said he doesn't believe there will be much rulemaking in the next four years, or the next

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Apr 19, 2017

The Basics Of Lifting Equipment Rental

Reg. 91792 (Dec. 19, 2016). OSHA thought that it could avoid the courts decision by amending its regulations to state that the duty to have correct logs continued throughout the five-year period that the logs must be retained. It did so even though the D.C. Circuit, anticipating this move, stated that it would be madness for OSHA to attempt to avoid the courts ruling by amending its regulations. We do not believe Congress expressly established a statute of limitations only to implicitly encourage the Secretary to ignore it. OSHAs attempt also rested on a fictionthat the D.C. Circuits ruling

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Apr 18, 2017

Insights Inside Osha Lifting Equipment Safety

The I-beam was attached to a crawler crane with a cable during a procedure in which the beam was being used as a hammer. When the cable snapped, the beam fell but became tangled with some steel sheeting, pinning the construction worker's lower legs but preventing him from taking the full impact of the beam. Photo: FDNY Facebook FDNY Deputy Chief James DiDomenico said his crew had three issues to deal with when they arrived on the accident scene in Kew Gardens on Queens Boulevard at about 10:20 a.m. "The first issue was stabilizing the scene, because the hammer was leaning up against the steel

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Apr 18, 2017

Construction Assessment

The former was recently updated to cover the use of nearly all outdoor structures used in OSHA Hoisting and rigging safety the production industry and no longer just concerns stage roof systems. Therefore anyone involved with the erection or use of outdoor structures, whether video walls, PA towers, etc. should be aware of the requirements of this standard. Day 1's evening entertainment will consist of a tour of the Total Structures' factory, dinner and a chance for delegates to try their hands at various fabrication techniques used in the production of truss. Day 2 Truss and Structure Design

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