Tag: OSHA

Workplace Safety: An Employee’s Right

Every employee has the right to a safe and healthy workplace. The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 is a US labor law that ensures each employee has such rights. This labor law was passed to encourage safer work conditions in most private sector workplaces for employers and employees in the US. When the […]

PPE: The Last Resort

PPE
Personal protective equipment is used in the workplace to protect employees from hazards. For example, construction workers should wear necessary hard hats, eyewear, footwear and gloves on the worksite. According to the hierarchy of hazard control, although PPE is one of the most common forms of hazard control and found on most worksites, it is [...]

Hard Hat Options

Hard hats are essential to the protection of workers, preventing serious head injury, trauma and death. There are various types and classes of hard hats. Different hard hats are suited for different categories of work and work environments. Because there are different hard hats to choose from, the employer or employee has options. It is […]