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Recent posts on industry news, insightful information and anecdotes.

It's not just Santa Claus coming to your workplace this month!

ANSI will be giving the industry 12 month to get into compliance.

OSHA Silica Enforcement

The construction standard requires a site-specific plan, with a designated competent person (who must remain at the work site) who is qualified to implement the program and withdraw employees who may be at risk of overexposures.

Is Your Trainer Qualified to Conduct the Training?

Safety is not something that is enforced, it is a byproduct of training.

Tired of paying the high prices for Workers Compensation Insurance?

You receive a 4% discount for being in the group and become eligible for a safety group dividend.

An Interns Perspective on Safety

One, I feel that in some cases the employers are too lenient and too dismissive of their employee’s health. And two, that the safety culture is greatly impacted by the employer’s attitude towards safety on the jobsite.

Are you using Mobilize Rescue Systems on your project?

The Mobilize Rescue System was designed to empower untrained bystanders to save lives while the ambulance is en route.

Are You Using Untrained, Inexperienced Workers?

“They use labor brokers to hire inexperienced workers onto dangerous job sites as ‘independent contractors,’ Thornhill said in a statement.

Aerial Lifts Get Elevated With A New ANSI Standard

The new ANSI A92 Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP) Design, Safe-use and Training suite of standards are set for publication in early 2018.

We're not done with Silica, are you ready for what's coming next?

It’s time for us to shift our attention to another silica standard that is about to take effect.

OSHA Unveils Plans in FY 2019 Budget Justification

In it's recently released congressional budget justification, OSHA stated it's plans for the 2019 fiscal year. OSHA expects to complete revisions to the following;

Safety Training Sucks

Safety training does not have to suck, but for safety training to be high quality we need to give it the same attention that we do to our safe job site activities.

CAN YOU STILL BREATH?

Employees must be trained, medically qualified, and fit tested, to use a respirator.

Honest Abe said.....

"the best version of MSC that we have ever put out!"

Dying for Sleep

Top 10 OSHA Violations

As a safety consultant I have had the opportunity to be involved with a wide variety of clients that range from small steel erectors to a large aerospace engineering company. Unfortunately, we typically get new clients only after they are in the middle of a safety crisis.

Silica Compliance is Simple

OSHA to delay enforcing standard

OSHA 300 Log Posting Requirements

TAKING SAFETY TO NEW HEIGHTS

OSHA TO RAISE FINES

C.L.A.R.K - Training Records Made Easy

1000 students trained

Time to Comply with GHS

Is this the beginning of Skynet?

BEST SEATS IN THE HOUSE

I Can’t Believe That’s All the Millennials Wanted!