In June 2012, the Board adopted a revised petition that instead requested that Cal/OSHA convene an advisory committee to discuss the issue further. From October 2012 through December 2015, Cal/OSHA convened five advisory committee meetings to solicit input from stakeholders. On March 31, 2017, the Board released a proposed standard to address musculoskeletal injuries of hotel housekeepers. In introducing the proposal, the Board states that it will have OSHA regulations the following anticipated benefits: The proposed rulemaking will require employers in hotels and other lodging establishments todevelop...

The hospital end user segment accounted for the largest market share compared to other end user segments in 2015. This end user segment is expected to maintain its dominance in the market; however, other end users such as rehabilitation centers, trauma centers are expected to witness the highest growth during the forecast period from 2016 to 2024. The global patient handling equipment market was analyzed across four geographies: North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Rest of the World. For more information on this report, fill the form @ http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/sample/sa...

Standing in an unsafe place or assuming an improper posture (as in lifting). Servicing moving equipment. Riding equipment not designed for passengers. Horseplay. Failure to wear the proper personal protective equipment. For added emphasis, be sure to relate each of these acts to your workplace. For example, failing to secure materials is a regular issue of concern in the rental industry, particularly when loading customer vehicles. Assuming an improper posture also is relevant when lifting equipment into customer vehicles. Horseplay, too, can become an issue with rental employees and should...

We are excited to welcome Laura to the Crosby team. She is an experienced financial leader who brings a breadth of strategic skills and leadership capabilities, said Jared Knudson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Crosby. I am confident that Lauras experience in senior finance roles, especially within performance-oriented manufacturing organizations, will be highly additive to the Crosby organization. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170330006265/en/ Ms. Murphy-Wolf was most recently the CFO of Faro Technologies, a...

Alpha One, a subsidiary of Accern, identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Alpha One ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Essex Rental Corp. earned a news sentiment score of 0.40 on Alpha Ones scale. Alpha One also gave news stories about the company an impact score of 0 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the companys share price in the next several days. ( NASDAQ:ESSX ) opened at 0.22 on Tuesday. The...

(NASDAQ:ESSX) has been trending positive this week, according to Alpha One Sentiment. Alpha One, a subsidiary of Accern, identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Alpha One ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Essex Rental Corp. earned a news sentiment score of 0.40 on Alpha Ones scale. Alpha One also gave news stories about the company an impact score of 0 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely...

Employee #1 was injured when the round exploded within the device while he was firing it. Employee #1 sustained fractures to his face. Employee #1 was hospitalized for 12 days. Three Stuntmen Burned in Special Effects Explosion Employer: Shark Productions, Los Angeles On November 19, 2006, Employees #1, #2 and #3 were stuntmen who were working for a television studio production company. The three stuntmen were performing a scene which involved them running from a building. The special effect explosion and fire ball was supposed to be activated after the stuntmen ran from a doorway. The Special Effects...

Field personnel work in the most hazardous part of the industry, but with these reports, offshore oil and gas has made great strides in injury reduction. As the number of concern reports has increased over the past few years, the injury rate has decreased significantly. Globally, Speedcast has only had one field injury this year - a technician driving in the city. Training In conjunction with their culture of safety, Speedcast ensures all personnel are fully trained before they are sent out to a job site. Along with their extensive technical training, Speedcast technicians go through at least...

Similar to the federal contractor blacklisting rule, employers see mandating the posting of these reports on the Internet for all to see would only create an easily-accessed happy-hunting-ground for union organizers and tort lawyers. Even if these changes take place, dont expect the agency to completely reverse course. At a recent American Bar Association meeting, top acting OSHA officials (their replacements have not yet been named) declared that the agencys pursuit of its enforcement efforts will continue uninterrupted. This includes its focus on using enterprise-wide enforcement and other...

There were two vehicles involved in the crash near the new Lidl store. Four people were injured in the crash. Two were taken to Yeovil District Hospital and two were treated at the scene. A spokesman for Avon and Somerset Constabulary said: "We were called to a report of a road traffic collision involving two vehicles outside Lidl in Lysander Road at about 11.20am. "One man was released from a vehicle on fire." A spokesman for Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue said: "The fire service were called to assist other agencies with a road traffic collision where persons were trapped. One crew from...