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Fatality Rate Still Too High: Fall Prevention in Construction

Fall prevention in construction has been an ongoing hot topic with OSHA – and it does not look like it is going anywhere any time soon. Falls in Construction Statistics From the Bureau of Labor Statistics Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries Summary, 2015- released on December 16, 2...

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Do You Need LOTO to Change a Ballast?

Yes. As a matter of fact, you do need a lock out tag out device in place for changing a ballast. It would be relatively easy to forget to include this work task in a lock out tag out program. Changing ballasts is a seemingly minor ten-minute task that happens frequently. However unlike s...

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OSHA Brings on New Maritime Advisors

View Our Upcoming OSHA 10 Hour Maritime Training Dates The Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH) was implemented in February , 1995 to advise on job hazards and safety guidelines for workers in the maritime industry including; shipyard employment, long-...

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Fall Prevention in Construction: Safety Nets

United Alliance Services is joining the National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction.  Employers will be conducting safety stand-down activities from May 4-15 across the nation. Stand-down activities include stopping work activities to talk about safety; in this case, ...

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United Alliance Services Offers Free Risk Assessments in MA, CT, RI

In order to support safety awareness in the workplace, United Alliance Services is offering complimentary half-hour risk assessments and safety compliance audits to companies in Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island.The risk assessment is the first step to uncovering safety issues and...

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Important Changes to OSHA Reporting Requirements for 2015

By Meg Whynot-Young In 2015 there are a couple of significant changes coming to the OSHA reporting requirements. Covered employers will still be required to report work-related deaths within 8 hours, and as of January 1 employers must report all instances of employee in-patient hospitaliz...

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What is Your Experience Modification Rate?

By Meg Whynot-Young Experience Modification Rate (EMR) is an annual rating from insurance companies that determines just how big of a risk your company is to insure. Your EMR rating can affect everything from how much your premiums are to being able to bid on contracts. A neutral EMR i...

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OSHA Disaster Site Worker 7600 Training in New York

United Alliance Services offers the OSHA Disaster Site Worker 7600 training to our service areas in New York, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island. What is OSHA Disaster Site Worker 7600 Training? The purpose of the OSHA Disaster Site Worker 7600 training is to prepare disaste...

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Thank You Veterans! Discount on Massachusetts OSHA Safety Classes

by Meg Whynot-Young Veterans save 50% on OSHA safety classes now through Veterans Day, November 11, 2014. We would like to take the opportunity to thank Veterans who have sacrificed so much for our country, and our safety by offering 50% off of the following OSHA safety classes from no...

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New York City OSHA 10-Hour General Industry and OSHA 10-Hour Construction Classes

What Do You Need to Know about OSHA’s 10-Hour Training? There are a lot of things to know about safety on the job, especially if one belongs to the general industry or construction industry. This is why the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is very strict in making sure th...

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