An OSHA inspection provides a view into your organization’s safety culture. This training will share a step-by-step guide on how to strategically prepare for a safety audit before it happens, which includes newly defined rules that employers need to know. Additionally, this training will help attendees understand the key differences between The employer's rights vs. The Employee’s rights during an OSHA insp..
Running any business enterprise is tough enough on a good day. There are about 32.5 million small businesses in the US, which account for 99.9 percent of all US businesses (SBA, 2021). The Small Business Administration (SBA) defines a small business as a firm that has fewer than 500 employees. This metric will be the focus of our discussion. And that’s a big number How a business or organization approaches ..
Practically every person in the US will either drive a vehicle or be a passenger in one at some point. Usually this is a Daily Exposure. In order to maximize the safety elements associated with this ‘exposure’, It is pretty much staring us in the face that we learn at least the basic safety metrics associated with all things automotive. This includes such things as hiking, walking the dog, bike riding, driv..
It is necessary to ensure that the hazards of all chemicals produced or imported are transmitted to employers and employees. The transmittal of information is to be accomplished by means of comprehensive hazard communication programs, which are to include container labeling and other forms of warning, safety data sheets, and employee training. This occupational safety and health standard is intended to addr..
Misunderstanding OSHA regulations can cost you money. An in-compliance safety program will alert you to a possible injury before it happens. What is the lockout tag out regulation all about, and how to comply with this regulation?To lead employers step-by-step through what a well-run program looks like. To provide recommendations on how to install the program, to provide OSHA definition of training, and how..
When contractors encounter owner caused (excusable/compensable) delay they are typically entitled under the contract to recover both the time resulting from the delay as well as delay damages. Idled equipment/labor and material escalation costs are fairly easily calculated in such situations. Typically, contractors also seek to recover their delay costs (extended field office overhead or general conditions ..
Do you know why OSHA would come to your lab? Do you know how to respond to an OSHA complaint or allegation? Join Dan the Lab safety Man as he discusses the steps to prepare your lab for an OSHA visit and how to properly respond when it actually happens.Areas CoveredReview the steps in OSHA’s inspection processDiscuss areas in the laboratory where potential OSHA violations are likelyCalculate possible fines ..
Best Industry Practices - How to Structure and Write a Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) / Activity Hazard Analysis (AHA)
A properly-composed JHA/AHA is one of the primary documents that large clients are increasingly asking to review in advance of allowing you to start work on their Project. The JHA/AHA is not an OSHA requirement however it is required by US Corp of Engineers for most work on military installations. Most of the initial JHA/AHA documents are rejected on the first or second submission for a range of common fail..
Using a library of SOP’s to help organize and control your operations is just good business sense. This is particularly important in high-risk and critical operations, construction or industrial, where a mistake can be costly or result in catastrophic accidents or failures.One of the prime reasons to create an SOP is to predict and eliminate incidents, errors, accidents, failures, poor quality outcomes, etc..
Healthcare facilities struggle with compliance for the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard, especially with the newer requirements from the Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act. This session will be delivered by a former OSHA National Bloodborne Pathogens Coordinator and will give you first-hand experience regarding some of the mistakes that healthcare facilities make that result in citations and fines. It ..
The regulations above are just a few of laws changed, revised or newly developed. Employers are impacted by a minimum of 8-26 regulations or more in 2018! Learn how you can manage the many laws that impact your organization by attending this webinar.Describe topic importance, how this can add value to the work style.Employers must arm themselves with the workplace regulations that will impact their organiza..
One-hour webinar covering employer requirements when it comes to documentation for the workforce. We will highlight several of the larger employment regulations that result in the most impact on employers: FLSA, Equal Employment, OSHA, and best practices regarding performance and other documentation regarding employees.Areas CoveredRegulatory requirements for documenting and retaining employmentDeep dive of..
Fall protection in General Industry (GI) has long been a source of confusion within the OSHA regulations. Unlike their Construction and Maritime counterparts, the GI employer does not have a dedicated fall protection subpart or comprehensive rules. Though it is widely understood that fall protection starts at 4 feet for GI, there are still some ambiguous situations where there are no recognized worker prote..
Heat stress is a real problem all over the globe. Just ask the guys making mud bricks in Bangalore. Dealing with high heat is becoming an increasing challenge since heat waves and periods of elevated temps are becoming more frequent and prolonged. Science and human factors engineering, also called Ergonomics, has long studied the issue and a body of conventional wisdom has established the basic working para..
Are you overwhelmed or scared and at the thought of OSHA conducting a walk-through of your facility? Many owners, plant managers, supervisors, and even safety professionals are overwhelmed and often don’t take the time necessary to conduct a thorough Mock OSHA Audit. Don't wait until someone gets hurt or OSHA fines you to get serious about evaluating the hazards in your work practices and in your work..