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Big company or small, you must train your employees

- November 28, 2019 by Thomas Jolliff, ARM, ALCM (View all posts by Thomas)
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A common management oversight we see when reviewing safety programs is a lack of formal employee training, along with formal documentation of the training. Formal meaning everything is in writing – programs, documentation and policies and procedures. Recent case in …  Read more …

5 Tips for Complying with OSHA’s Forklift Inspection Requirements

- August 30, 2019 by Terio Duran (View all posts by Terio)
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If your company uses forklifts, you know what a hassle it can be to document forklift inspections. Worse yet is not understanding what OSHA’s requirements are for carrying out and documenting inspections. Do we really need to document every forklift …  Read more …

Unexpected OSHA Visits – Setting a Procedure Before it Happens

- August 2, 2019 by Leslie Stoll, CSP, ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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When your employees work construction, landscaping, or perform as service in public view, they bring the risk of a surprise drop-in visit from an OSHA compliance officer. This visit can result in fines that can be exacerbated by the mishandling of …  Read more …

Building a Flammable Storage Locker

- April 30, 2019 by Jason Rozar (View all posts by Jason)
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The need for flammable storage lockers can create a lot of questions for a company. Typical questions include: “What are the requirements for a flammable storage locker?” and “Can I build my own Flammable Locker from wood?” A flammable locker …  Read more …

Phasing Out Ladder Cages

- December 11, 2018 by Erin Silva, CSP (View all posts by Erin)
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Did you know that part of the new General Industry Working Walking Surface Standard applies to fixed cages for ladders that are 24′ or greater above a lower level? Ladder cages as an acceptable form of fall protection are being …  Read more …

Safe + Sound Week is Here!

- August 13, 2018 by Leslie Stoll, CSP, ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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OSHA’s Safe + Sound week is here! Safe + Sound runs August 13-19, 2018. This annual event is designed to increase safety awareness at all levels of an organization from senior management to the front line worker. Just like the …  Read more …