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Air Sampling for Dust: The Basics

| OSHA, USF Safety Florida

Understanding the differences in dust particles, the various types of filters available, and the latest dust measurement and dust sampling methods are essential to maintaining a safe and healthy working environment.

A Note from the Director

| OSHA, USF Safety Florida

Each year, OSHA publishes the top 10 most frequently cited hazards to alert employers of commonly cited hazards. In recent years, many of the same hazards consistently reappear and sadly, we continue to see many preventable injuries, illnesses, and deaths related to these hazards.

Preparing For Weather Emergencies In The Age Of COVID-19

| OSHA, USF Safety Florida

It is hurricane season again which requires employers to review, update, or create an emergency action plan for weather-related emergencies. With the addition of the COVID-19 pandemic, your plans must address shelters, or sheltering in place, and the need to protect you, your loved ones, and your employees from exposure to the virus.

Fall Protection

| OSHA, USF Safety Florida

In fiscal year 2020, approximately 40% of construction-related fatalities were from falls, resulting in 7,459 OSHA fines. Considering each one of these fines accounts for the incident and not the number of employees exposed, it’s clear that a larger problem exists.