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Beryllium Standard Update for General Industry

By Meg Whynot-Young & Karen Sanborn This article was last updated on May 16, 2018 On May 7, 2018 OSHA issued a Direct Final Rule (DFR) to clarify the final rule that was issued on January 9, 2017 for exposure to beryllium and beryllium compounds. Highlights of the Beryllium Ru...

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Safety Training Funding: Grant Resources in New England, New York & New Jersey

by Meg Whynot-Young If you could get safety training funded through a grant, your boss would think you were a hero! Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and every state in New England has a workforce educational grant for which you can apply to get funding for the training of ...

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OSHA Scaffold Safety for Construction

OSHA Scaffold Safety for Construction

There are many hazards that come with working on scaffolds. The danger of falling is the most common.  OSHA has very specific guidelines for the construction of scaffolding and precautions that need to be taken when using scaffolding.  There are eleven key provisions included in O...

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OSHA Scaffold Safety for Construction

New York City DOB Local Law 196 New Safety Training Requirements: First Deadline March 1, 2018

We are just one week away from the first deadline of the new NYC DOB requirement for safety training requirements.  At this point, most construction workers in NYC are aware of the OSHA 10 Hour Construction card requirement: you must have taken an OSHA 10 Hour Construction course withi...

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Foundations of Safety Leadership

United Alliance Services Presents Foundations of Safety Leadership

On May 9th, 2018 Marc A. Bianco will be presenting the Foundations of Safety Leadership (FSL) course at the Associated Builders and Contractors Rhode Island Chapter (ABC- RI) in Pawtucket, RI to members of the ABC-RI.  This module was researched and developed by the Center for Constr...

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Your Summer EH&S Calendar

Your Summer EH&S Calendar

photo credit: rawpixel @ pixabay by Meg Whynot-Young We’ve got you covered from now until August for all of your safety training and events. As the weather heats up work can get busy, and planning time to dedicate to safety activities and initiatives can be hard. So, we’ve put toget...

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ISO 45001 Occupational Health And Safety Published

ISO 45001 Occupational Health And Safety Published

By Meg Whynot-Young 3/13/18 Update from original posting on 8/7/17 What is ISO 45001? In 2013, the International Labour Organization reported that there were 2.34 million deaths worldwide that were a result of work activities.  A vast majority of those fatalities were work-rela...

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OutreachTrainers.org OSHA Outreach Trainer Directory No Longer Available

OutreachTrainers.Org OSHA Outreach Trainer Directory No Longer Available

by Meg Whynot-Young The outreach trainer directory website, www.outreachtrainers.org has been taken down. OutreachTrainers.org was a place where you could find OSHA Outreach instructors from just about every state in the US. Hundreds of instructors listed their contact information on t...

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Core Elements Of A Health And Safety Program (HASP)

Core Elements Of A Health And Safety Program (HASP)

by Meg Whynot-Young Safety Leadership from Management You’ve heard it so many times. Safety must come from the top down. Why is this approach so important? Because management must set the priority for the workers. If production is valued more highly than safety...

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Free OSHA Presentation On Silica Exposure In The Workplace

Free OSHA Presentation On Silica Exposure In The Workplace

by Meg Whynot-Young   In anticipation of the upcoming deadlines for compliance and those that have already passed, and in an effort to reduce worker exposure to damaging respirable silica, OSHA has begun educational outreach on the topic. Each industry ...

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