OSHA issues a historic new rule, which replaces a 40-year-old standard, designed to prevent the leading causes of fatalities among crane and derrick operators. The rule affects more than 250,000 worksites, which employ about 4.8 million workers, and is expected to prevent 22 fatalities and 175 non-fatal injuries each year. OSHA proposes an initiative to… (More)
Purpose: This Instruction establishes enforcement policies, inspection procedures and performance guideline criteria for the safe design, construction, installation, testing, maintenance and use of slide-locks used for the control of hazardous energy on machinery.
Employers are responsible for providing a safe and healthful workplace for their employees. OSHA's role is to assure the safety and health of America's employees by setting and enforcing standards; providing training, outreach, and education; establishing partnerships; and encouraging continual improvement in workplace safety and health. This publication is… (More)
The recordings of 20 speech defective speakers' readings of a standard prose passage were presented to 36 student speech clinicians under three listening conditions: (1) unaltered; (2) time expanded to 150% of the original recording time; and (3) time-expanded to 200% of the original recording time. Results of their evaluations indicate that the expanded… (More)