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News items in 2014

Date Title

21 Nov 2014

OSHA issues scaffold fact sheets

Two new fact sheets from OSHA aim to protect workers who design and erect tube and coupler scaffolds.

20 Nov 2014

NIOSH Respirator User Notice

At the request of Global Safety First, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has rescinded the certificate of approval for the model number HAMY30N95SM filtering facepiece respirator approved under TC-84A-6265.

12 Nov 2014

John Belcher, New Safety Manager

Signal Welcomes a New Safety Manager

12 Nov 2014

Norfolk always draws a crowd for Safety Day!

View the support lent to Signal by the Virginia Ship Repair Association

10 Nov 2014

OSHA releases wallet cards on reporting requirements, hazard identification, whistleblowing

OSHA has released three new resources to help educate employers and workers on safety tips and forthcoming agency requirements.

4 Nov 2014

ILA-USMX Safety Alerts

ILA-USMX issues safety alerts

3 Nov 2014

USCG: Safety Alert - Preventing Barge Explosions

This safety alert aims to raise awareness regarding explosions aboard barges and highlight critical lessons learned from these incidents.

28 Oct 2014

Safety Alert: Combitainers

DP World issues safety alert after container stack collapses.

29 Sep 2014

OSHA Factsheet Workplace Violence

Workplace violence – what you need to know to stay alert and safe.

17 Sep 2014

Updates to OSHA’s Recordkeeping Rule: Reporting Fatalities and Severe Injuries

OSHA announced that the Agency has updated its rule on injury and illness recordkeeping and reporting.

29 Aug 2014

NIOSH, OSHA release temporary worker guidance document

Recommended practices for protecting temporary workers.

19 Aug 2014

OSHA education centers offer specialized safety training for the oil and gas industry

To help workers and employers better understand the hazards in the oil and gas industry, OSHA Training Institute Education Centers nationwide are offering the OSHA #5810 Hazards Recognition and Standards for On-Shore Oil and Gas Exploration and Production course.

7 Aug 2014

Town Hall Meeting - A View from Eight Miles High

Town Hall Meeting presentation addressing substance abuse on the waterfront. Thursday, August 7, 2014 4:00pm-5:30pm, Gardenia I. Presenters Patrick Prince, from Patrick Prince Consulting, and Raymond H. Warn, Partner at Holmes, Weddle & Barcott, PC.

30 Jul 2014

Three Member representatives added to the Signal Mutual Safety Committee

The Signal Mutual Safety Committee is pleased to announce the addition of three seasoned Member representatives.

18 Jul 2014

Richard Wood Promoted to President

Richard Wood has been promoted to the new role of President of Charles Taylor Management Services – Americas (CTMSA) and Signal Administration, Inc.

17 Jul 2014

OSH Circular 2014-06 (Vehicular Hazards)

Pedestrian fatality prompt USMX/ILA to issue joint safety reminder.

14 Jul 2014

Hand Safety

A very informative website on hand safety.

14 Jul 2014

Accident News 2014 Issue #9

Industrial accident news from around the country.

14 Jul 2014

Waterfront Safety Alerts

The BC Maritime Employers Association issued a series of one page alerts of actual incidents.

14 Jul 2014

Biting and Stinging Insects

The NSC issued a timely bulletin on bugs and bites.