Posts Tagged ‘ Occupational Safety and Health Administration ’

Mental Health in Construction: How to Combat the Rising Rates of Suicide

Sep 9th, 2022

Mental health issues have long been a problem in the construction industry. A 2020 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report found that workers in construction have one of the highest suicide rates compared to other industries. In fact, their suicide rate is nearly four times higher than the general population. As a result, […]

Investigating Machine Safety

Mar 11th, 2020

With the number of citations issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration for incidents relating to machine guarding mounding across the U.S. and Canada, Door and Window Market [DWM] magazine set out to investigate practices. The result is a nine-page feature article that appeared in the March issue, which is hitting mailboxes now. Here’s […]

Lumber Company Fined $24,000 Following Employee’s Death

May 14th, 2019

A Virginia-based lumber company is facing more than $24,000 in fines after an investigation by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) found multiple safety violations lead to the death of one of its employees. According to a news release by the Albemarle County Police Department, on July 25, 2018, the department responded to an […]

MI Profiles Facility Endorsed for VPP Star

Mar 5th, 2019

Officials for MI Windows and Doors recently announced that the company’s MI Profiles extrusion facility, in Millersburg, Pa., is nominated for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Voluntary Protection Program Star (VPP Star). If awarded, the recognition would mark a hat trick for the company in the area of safety, following its Gratz, Pa., […]