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OSHA 10 Hour Construction Course Required by 5 Northeastern States

OSHA (The United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration) has developed a program to promote safety in the construction industry by standardizing a set of requirements known as the OSHA 10 Hour Construction Course. This course has been so widespread and successful, that many sta...

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Terminating Unsafe Employees: What Actions Should Employers Take?

Employers provide safety training, written policies, protocols - and more training. Yet some employees always seem to be at-risk and leave you waiting for the next incident. When is it time to consider terminating the employment of "accident prone" and frequently injured employees?Employers ...

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OSHA Releases Agenda for Fall 2010

Fourteen final rules and five proposed rules are projected to move forward. OSHA just released its semiannual regulatory agenda for fall 2010, which reveals that 14 final rules and five proposed rules are projected to move forward through the rule making stages over the next year. In addi...

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I try to talk about my friend Wiley whenever I train equipment operators who work at solid waste facilities. It's not easy, because I feel tremendous guilt about his tragic death. But I don't want anyone to make the same mistake I made so, I put it out there as often I can.  ...

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Your Safety Culture

During my many years as a safety administrator, I've seen and heard things that made me wonder why people take short cuts when it comes to their safety. I used to hear supervisors tell their employees, "We want you to go home in the same shape you came to work". Then I heard employees answer...

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Choosing an Occupational Safety and Health Consultant

Searching for an Occupational Safety and Health Consultant? Start Here Choosing the right occupational safety & health consultant for your business can mean the difference between a successful safety program – and a potential disaster. The following tips can help get you started....

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Planning for Accidents and Emergencies

In any business, things can go wrong. You need to be ready to deal with these unplanned events. Look at incidents which have caused injuries and ill health or other damage. Think about emergencies – plan for the worst that can happen. You must have the right first-aid arrangements. Some even...

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OSHA Enforcement and Regulatory Changes Underway

  OSHA intends to become more active in regulation promulgation and enforcement. Specifically, a pronouncement by President Obama’s new Secretary of Labor, Hilda Solis, encapsulates the new focus: “As I have said since my first day on the job, …the U.S. Department of L...

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OSHA Directive: Severe Violator Enforcement Program (SVEP)

The Severe Violator Enforcement Program [SVEP] program directive went into effective June 6th 2010. We have attached a copy of this news release which references the OSHA directive for the Severe Violator Enforcement Program (SVEP) This 32 page directive covers general industr...

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2010 Most Frequently Cited OSHA Standards

The following is a link to the list of the top 10 most frequently cited standards following inspections of worksites by federal OSHA. OSHA publishes this list to alert employers about these commonly cited standards so they can take steps to find and fix recognized hazards addressed in these ...

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