Are You Ready For 2017 OSHA Recordkeeping & Reporting Requirements?

Recordkeeping and reporting of workplace injuries and illnesses is required by Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), specifically in their 29CFR 1904 recordkeeping regulations. In...

Fall Protection: Ladder Safety Month and OSHA Updates to General Industry Standard

Falls are among the leading causes of worker deaths every year, especially in construction. Yet top 10 OSHA citations of 2016 has lack of fall protection first on the list; scaffold and ladder...

Feeling Tired at Work? You’re Not Alone

Almost everyone is susceptible to workplace fatigue, an all-too-common occurrence in our fast-paced society. Many factors (physical, psychological, direct, and indirect), can impact a person’s...

OSHA’s Final Rule to Protect Workers from Exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica

OSHA issued a final rule to limit 2.3 million workers from breathing silica dust and protect them from serious health issues like lung cancer, silicosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and...

Ergonomics In The Workplace: Risk Factors And Control Methods

Ergonomic back pain costs U.S. employers $7 billion per year in lost work days and productivity, according to EHS Today. Poor posture at work is a major cause of head, back or neck pain, strain...

How To Avoid OSHA's Top 10 Most Cited Standards

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released a preliminary list of its most frequent safety violations last year. Take a look!

OSHA Hazard Communication (HAZCOM) Standard and Training Requirements

OSHA regulation regarding Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) requires chemical manufacturers and importers to disseminate information about health hazards and physical hazards caused by their...

2017: What’s New in Workplace Safety and Health

2017 is already shaping to be the year of change. The U.S. Department of Labor issued several updates to existing standards that just went into effect as well as recommended practices for...

Foundations for Safety Leadership: New OSHA 30 Hour Training Module

OSHA’s Outreach Training Program and the Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR) have developed a new OSHA 30-Hour construction training elective module: Foundations for Safety...

7 Core Elements of An Effective Safety and Health Program

"According to the National Safety Council, workplace injuries and illnesses cost our economy 198.2 billion dollars a year. That's over half a billion dollars each day! Employers who invest in...

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