Machine Safety: OSHA’s Stance on New Safety Standards
|August 22, 2007
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OSHA’s Stance on New Safety Standards
While industry innovates, with new safety standards and solutions emerging, manufacturers worry about what’s missing. Industry consensus standards by themselves are not enough. These standards don’t have the force of law except when specifically referenced by a governmental rule or regulation. That gap leads to a question. Click here to learn more.
Lean and Safe Manufacturing – Can You Do Both?
Mike Taubitz, global regulatory liaison at General Motors Corp., says companies no longer have a choice when it comes to lean manufacturing. Eliminating waste in terms of motion, idleness, materials and other aspects of production has become a necessity, and leaning out a process is a matter of business survival. Click here to learn more.
Six Steps You Need to Know to Meet New Safety Standards
The advent of new standards isn’t often a cause for celebration, but what is typically seen as a negative can be changed into something positive by following the right approach. Careful implementation of new standards can be good for the bottom line, to the tune of millions of dollars. Click here to learn more.