A Colorado State University study of construction workers found a connection between poor-quality sleep and the risk of workplace incidents and injuries, according to www.safetyandhealthmagazine.com.
By: Chad Watts, CIC, CRIS
Is this your safety program?
If you answered “yes”, then it is time to dust off and look at your Injury & Illness Prevention Program (IIPP). Remember, the IIPP IS your safety program. It IS NOT an expensive document that just sits on the shelf in case CalOSHA walks in. Make sure all eight (8) required elements are alive AND effective.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has developed a collection of compliance assistance resources to address falls in the workplace—the leading cause of worker fatalities in the construction industry. Read more.