Manufacturing Safety: Learning from Expensive Lessons in American Industry

Manufacturing Safety: Learning from Expensive Lessons in American Industry

An examination of recent OSHA violations at three American manufacturing facilities, with recommendations for improving safety conditions in your organization.

More than 12 million Americans work directly in the manufacturing sector, according to the American Manufacturing Association. While the U.S. manufacturing sector is the most productive in the world—by itself the ninth-largest economy on the globe—it remains today one of the most dangerous industries of employment. And that is a hard truth to escape in any conversation about American manufacturing.