Workplace Safety

On November 14, 2019 Pure Safety Group announced a product recall for the Guardian Fall Protection and Web Devices 3-Way Rescue and Retrieval self-retracting lifelines (SRLs). Under certain conditions, braking forces may cause gear misalignment, potentially resulting in diminished rescue/retrieval functionality.┬áThe recall affects all 3-Way SRLs manufactured prior to March 2019. The recall includes the […]

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Despite all the training and precautions that mariners are required to take onboard a vessel, injuries and deaths that occur in the confined spaces of a ship is still a major safety concern in the maritime industry. A recent tragedy where three persons were asphyxiated while working onboard a laid-up Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit (MODU) […]

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The Council for Dredging and Marine Construction Safety (CDMCS) convened this week in Washington, DC on the heels of its Pipeline Task Force Meeting to discuss OSHA regulatory updates, best practices for employee training documentation, opioid identification and prevention, and incident/injury trends in the industry. Representatives from The Dutra Group, Inland Dredging, Great Lakes Dredge […]

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This week in Washington, DC, the Pipeline Task Force of the Council for Dredging and Marine Construction Safety (CDMCS) huddled for several hours discussing a path forward for eliminating underwater pipeline incidents during dredging activities. The dredging workload in U.S. ports and waterways is increasing. Ports and waterways along the East and Gulf Coasts are […]

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