Active shooting events are rare, but since the consequences, when they happen, are catastrophic it is vital to implement common-sense measures to prevent them and prepare to react quickly and effectively when they do happen. This webinar will provide strategies, tactics, and techniques for the prevention, recognizing warning signs of possible shooters and effective actions to take if a shooting occurs. This..
The Do's and Don'ts of Poster Compliance. Is Your Company in Compliance with the 2017 Poster Requirements?
Many Employers nationwide are aware they are required to have labor posters in places where their employees congregate. There are many states that have poster requiring them to include minimum wage rates, the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) notices, the Department of Labor (DOL) regulations, and other Federal laws. But, did you know that not all states have the same requirements? Additionally, more states h..
Workplace Violence is more than just headlines… it hurts your people and your bottom line, with lost time, turnover, lawsuits and enforcement actions. Supervisors and Managers the Number One cause of death and serious injury are Workplace Violence. An average related lawsuit award is $3MM. The average settlement is $600K. Can you afford not to know the risks and remedies?Learning ObjectivesThe scope and imp..
A Leer, A Pat, A Joke, A Gesture, An Innuendo, A Kiss: Are You Prepared To Be the Next Social Media Blitz, Identified on #MeToo, or a Headline in the Newspaper?
Harvey Weinstein, Matt Lauer, Charlie Rose, Al Franken, Garrison Keillor, members of Congress, and various State lawmakers have been accused of sexual harassment and/or sexual assault. But there is a difference between pulling one’s pants down in front of a female colleague at work and touching a woman on her buttocks during a photo op—isn’t there? What is that difference? Are both examples considered sexua..
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 ..
De-escalation, diffusion, Verbal Judo, or “talking someone down", are all names for keeping the potentially violent person from becoming an actual violent person. This program will provide strategies, tactics, and techniques for keeping situations from devolving into dangerous confrontations. We’ll take a quick look into the problem of workplace violence, how often it happens and what is the effect on indiv..
This course will address the management of an electrical safety program. The effectiveness of a program starts with the highest level of management setting the tone and allotting resources. Funds are allotted for training and for Personal Protective Equipment. The program must determine what work can be performed by in-house personnel and which must be done by Journeyman electricians. The program must also ..
Based on my 47 years experience, I will share the top 10 items that most employers overlook in their safety program that could lead to an expensive citation from OSHA. Also, guidelines to follow that will assist with compliance with the least amount of frustration. Learning ObjectivesHow to bring your required OSHA Safety Program into compliance and keep the program in complianceProviding a template to foll..
Employee Safety Committees are important mechanisms in the workplace that offer many advantages over the traditional ‘I’m the Boss’ Theory X generational management model. In brief, those days are increasingly diminishing.Participatory engagement is becoming the new mantra for an enlightened (SAFE) workplace, particularly for:Manual labor tasks, factory work, assembly, etcLanguage and cultural differences a..
Being in compliance with HIPAA involves not only ensuring you provide the appropriate patient rights and controls on your uses and disclosures of protected health information, but you also have the proper policies and procedures in place. If your organization is the subject of an OCR investigation, you will be required to show the government you have all the necessary documentation in place for safeguarding..
10 Steps To Implementing The OSHA PSM Standard For Small To Medium Sized Organizations(29CFR:1910.119)
The speaker will address the implementation and interrelationships of all 14 PSM Elements. As an attendee, you gain valuable insight into best practices that maximize program effectiveness, steps for implementing key PSM Elements such as Operating Procedures, Hazard Analysis, Management of Change, Mechanical Integrity, Employee Participation, and Compliance Audits.Gain understanding of how to deploy the app..
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..
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 workp..
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is one of the mainstay elements in most safety programs. The problem is that it typically receives minimal attention from persons responsible for safety management. Buying your PPE out of a catalog or from the lowest cost provider are indications of deficiency in the process. OSHA recognizes that PPE is important, and has a small but significant requirement the employers ..
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..