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OSHA Penalties are Increasing

- March 22, 2017 by Steve Medellin (View all posts by Steve)
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The good old days of having the OSHA penalty structure set for a long period of time is officially over.  For the past 16 years, there were no changes to the OSHA penalties.  However, that is now going to change …  Read more …

OSHA’s New Recordkeeping Rule – Part 2

- March 16, 2017 by Philip Bivens, CSP (View all posts by Philip)
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In January, I blogged about OSHA’s new recordingkeeping rule. Today, I’d like to expand on that blog. OSHA’s new rule does come with concerns from both employers and employees. The agency has taken steps to address these concerns before implementing the new …  Read more …

Day Light Savings Time – Last Minute Training Tips

- March 9, 2017 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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Daylight savings time begins this weekend for much of the country. At 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 12 clocks will jump ahead one hour. What does that mean as an employer? In this blog, I will discuss two important safety …  Read more …

Safety Sound Off Podcast – Laptop Ergonomics

- March 8, 2017 by Giovanni Tejada (View all posts by Giovanni)
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              In the modern business world, people are not always working in the comfort of an office. Oftentimes they are on the road, at a coffee shop, with a customer, or at a job …  Read more …

Resolution #1: View Safety as Equal to Production, Not as a Government Compliance Item

- March 1, 2017 by Leslie Stoll, CSP ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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In January, I wrote a blog about 2017 safety resolutions. Today, I’d like to expand on resolution #1, view safety as equal to production, not as a government compliance item. Production is what makes your company money, whether you make …  Read more …

Don’t be Caught in a Pinch – Grip!

- February 21, 2017 by Paula Tetrault (View all posts by Paula)
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We take so many things for granted each day. However, the ability to grasp and handle objects is something we rarely ever consider. We hardly take the time to think about how we are gripping an object. Until one day, …  Read more …