It goes without saying, but cable and wire wholesalers pull a lot of cable. Every day, the electrical wire pulling racks that line these facilities’ wire walls — bulk storage systems for all the varieties of cable and wire that customers may need — take a beating. And when it comes to high-rise wire racking, failure is not an option.
Before the 2020 coronavirus pandemic, about a quarter of U.S. workers worked from home at least some of the time. By the time COVID 19 reached the United States in March 2020, a full 40 percent of surveyed adults said they were forced into home offices
Utility workers often spend time underground, in the field, or otherwise out of the office — that’s part of the job description, after all. Unfortunately, that means that they’re not always available to accept deliveries, and for many operations, this leads to significant productivity losses.
An OSHA de minimus violation is a special class of violation that has “no direct or immediate relationship to safety or health,” per standard 1903.14. The term “de minimis" is a Latin phrase translatable as “about minimal things,” and is commonly used in legal parlance when an infraction is trivial and not worthy of legal consideration. These violations do not result in citations or penalties.