In terms of safety, the most important thing for scissor lift and aerial lift operators is training. Without the skills and knowledge to properly operate machinery, accidents and injuries are inevitable. Ideally, you want OSHA compliant aerial lift and scissor lift training, which CMO offers for everyone involved with this type of heavy equipment work.
But what is the second most critical safety factor for aerial lift workers and scissor lift employees? Continue reading
The construction industry plays a crucial role in keeping the economy growing. Construction work is an exciting and rewarding career, but without proper training it can be dangerous. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 5,190 workplace fatalities in 2016, Almost one in five of these were in the construction industry. That’s about 80 construction workers that die on the job each month. With the right training, however, many of these deaths and injuries can be avoided. Continue reading
OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) is an agency of the U.S. Department of Labor. OSHA was created by Congress in 1970 and sets and enforce rules and regulations that protect workers against unsafe or unhealthy working conditions. Continue reading
Tesla’s Model 3 electric vehicle may be in trouble yet again. This time, it’s for a series of OSHA violations. A report issued recently by the Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR) has prompted Cal/OSHA to look into possible workplace safety violations. Cal/OSHA will be looking into the Tesla assembly plant in Fremont, California. According to the CIR study, the company has failed to accurately document and report serious workplace injuries on several occasions. Continue reading
From repairing the highest utility lines to washing the tallest windows, aerial lifts are incredibly capable machines that tower above us. They help workers take care of our fast-growing communities. They are used in many industries, like construction, maintenance, utilities, and even aviation, for many different tasks, but even aerial lifts need a little help sometimes. Various equipment makers have created aerial lift accessories to improve the possibilities and safety with aerial lifts. Continue reading