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Workplace fatalities fell by 6 percent in 2007, dropping to the lowest level since the government began tracking such data in 1992, according to a federal report. The report said there were 5,488 fatal work injuries last year, down from 5,840 in 2006 and 6,217 in 1992. (New York Times | august, 2008)
In 2006, 89 firefighters died while on duty, compared to 87 who died in 2005. (NFPA Journal | july/august 2007)
In a 2006 study, the Chemical Safety Board identified 281 industrial dust fires and explosions between 1980 and 2005 that caused 119 deaths and more than 718 injuries.
Scaffolding was the most frequently cited standard by federal OSHA in 2005; Hazard Communication was 2nd (National Safety Council | december 2005)
According to Circadian Technologies, somewhere between 20-30% of all workplace accidents and 25% of all highway accidents are related to fatigue.
Occupational Training offers First Aid/CPR/AED training twice a month . . . Whether it's your first time or a recertification, now you can get certified in the evening or on a Saturday.
In Hawaii about 7,600 workers were injured or killed, of which 1,000 were falls. (worker’s compensation data | 2002-2004)
In the U.S. there are on average 3 injuries per 100 workers each year.
Percent change in fatal work injuries in the manufacturing sector: 9% (safety+health | january 2006)
Do your workers need the OSHA 30 or 10 hour General Industry course? We can schedule a course just for you with a minimum of six attendees.
In the U.S. more than 1 million people suffer from slip, trip or fall injuries each year. More than 16,000 people die each year as a result of falls, second only to automobiles as a cause of death.
Do you know the terms CAMEOfm, MARPLOT, ALOHA, GNOME, and ADIOS? Our training covers these and many other environmental terms . . . Come get hands on practical experience.
OSHA conducted 39,324 total workplace inspections between Oct. 1, 2006 and Sept. 30, 2007 and found 88,846 violations of OSHA's standards and regulations. More than 100 inspections ended with proposed penalties of over $100,000, agency officials said. (Washington Post | may, 2008)
Check out our videotape library . . . . clients can borrow tapes when they are available.