Whether you're on-track in your 2017 loss and injury numbers or not...we ALL need a little mid-year motivation! Keep your eyes fixed on the journey!
OSHA was supposed to have their 300 log e-file site up and running by February and though we are only a few weeks out from the July 1 deadline, there is no site to be seen. Here is an update from OSHA on what they intend to do...
It's June, and that means parts of the country are already experiencing spikes in high humidity and heat. It takes days, and sometimes weeks to properly acclimate to these conditions. That being said, there is a hidden factor within heat stress that many leave out; that being the fatigue factor. Watch this video to challenge both yourselves and your teammates on the hidden, but very real dangers of fatigue.
Many organizations are improperly implementing their voluntary respirator program. OSHA is citing employers because of it and there are also liability concerns that the employer must be aware of. Check it out!
Last week, the House and the Senate overturned an OSHA record keeping law known as the "Volks Rule." If you're not familiar with this rule and how it effects your organization, watch the video to find out!
Here are some common things we see all the time at facilities. We also see OSHA citing these and applying thousands of dollars in fines as a result. How does your facility stack up?
OSHA is as active as ever in 2017 and one of the items they are looking hard at is your PPE Hazard Assessment. Watch the video to see what you can do to stay compliant!
For our clients and followers in the Midwest and the South, it's that time of year again...tornado season. Is your facility or site prepared for these emergencies?
In this short video, I break down the effective dates for all 2017 OSHA rules. This includes the new record keeping laws, anti-retaliation laws, drug screening rules, whistleblower laws, emphasis on incentive programs, beryllium PEL limits, silica PEL limits, walking-working surfaces, electronic submission of OSHA 300 logs and certified vs. qualified crane operators in construction.
Lest we forget how dangerous life can be and how fragile we truly are...