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609, 2016

OSHA calls National Stand Down for Fall Safety

By |September 6th, 2016|Categories: Illness & Injuries, OSHA, Safety, Workplace safety|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Earlier this year, OSHA hosted a national safety stand down on the topic of fall prevention. The stand down was basically an OSHA-sponsored voluntary meeting where workers and management discussed ways to improve fall safety. [...]

1908, 2016

OSHA Updates SHPM Guidelines: Six Elements of Safety

By |August 19th, 2016|Categories: OSHA, Safety Culture, Safety Programs, Workplace safety|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Late last year, OSHA released an update to their 27-year-old Safety and Health Program Guidelines. These guidelines illustrate what OSHA values most in a health and safety program, and are essentially officially-sanctioned best safety practices. [...]

1708, 2016

OSHA Delays Enforcement of Anti-Retaliation Protections in the New Rule

By |August 17th, 2016|Categories: Illness & Injuries, Incident, OSHA|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Some months ago, OSHA enacted a new rule for injury and illness reporting. Among other things, this rule greatly strengthened workers’ rights in regards to reporting injuries. These provisions that become effective on August 10, 2016 elicited [...]

208, 2016

What should your HazCom priorities be going forward?

By |August 2nd, 2016|Categories: EPA, GHS, HazCom, OSHA, Safety Training|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

The final GHS deadline was back in June, but that doesn’t mean employers can ignore HazCom from now on. On the contrary, it’s just as important as ever for companies to keep their HazCom Management [...]