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Machine Guarding Named on OSHA’s Top Ten Violations in 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – ROCKFORD, IL, DECEMBER 17, 2019 — Recent media reports have put a spotlight on machine shop injuries. A newly released study completed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) regarding injuries in the workplace found over 34,000 people sustain a lost-time injury in the workplace annually due to machine accidents. Additionally, […]

Here’s the Number One New Year’s Resolution for Plant Managers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – ROCKFORD, IL, DECEMBER 11, 2018 — Make 2019 a safer year with a machine safeguarding assessment Along with singing Auld Lang Syne at the start of the New Year, making resolutions is a tradition for millions of Americans. Of the many resolutions that will be made January 1st, pledging to conduct […]

Risk Assessments Identify Potentially Deadly Lack of Machine Safeguarding in Metal Fabricating Plant

Rockford, IL, November 9, 2016 According to OSHA statistics, nearly 5,000 workers in metal fabricating plants suffer non-fatal injuries annually in the United States, or approximately 3X more than those employed in electronics or apparel manufacturing. Even with strict OSHA standards and ANSI regulations in place, unguarded hazardous machinery remains a major source of amputations […]