The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently issued a new rule, effective September 2013, which updates OSHA’s 1971 workplace safety sign and tag formats with today’s best practice safety signage designs as defined by the latest American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Z535 standards.
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PPE is one of the best ways to protect employees from many hazards. Furthermore, OSHA is strict about enforcing its PPE standards, so you don't want to chance violations.
It's just dust, and it doesn't seem that it could be dangerous, let alone explosive. But any combustible material (and some materials normally considered noncombustible) can burn rapidly when in a particulate or finely ground form.
Confined spaces can be awkward and uncomfortable work areas. Not only that, many workplace hazards are generally even more hazardous when they’re in confined spaces. That’s why OSHA requires special precautions and written permits for most confined space tasks.
Exposure to excessive levels of toxic gas or an oxygen-deficient environment can cause your workers serious illness and even death. Gas explosions are often catastrophic, injuring or killing personnel and destroying property. Could you be putting your workers at risk?
There are many employees in the workplace who work alone or in remote areas where injuries and illnesses can occur. Lone workers are found in a wide range of situations and include those who work by themselves or in an environment where help is not readily available in the event of injury, illness, or an emergency.
Developing and implementing your facility SPCC Plan is no small feat. There are numerous requirements for plan content and also additional requirements for carrying out monitoring, recordkeeping, and inspection protocols. To help you, we've outlined 8 common plan deficiencies in this free download.
Everyone is talking about safety culture. This free toolkit will help you improve your existing program, or start one at your company. Get tips, a handy checklist, and two safety culture training talks—download today!
Learn about OSHA’s current enforcement efforts and see which standards have made the Agency's “most frequently violated” list. In this year’s report, you get individual charts for the top 10 violations for both general industry and construction, compared with last year’s ranking.
Print and post this active shooter poster in your workplace to help staff prepare in case of an emergency. [English and Spanish versions]
This report will evaluate the pros and cons of conducting an environmental compliance audit, explain the criteria by which an audit should be conducted, and review the process for disclosing, via EPA’s online “e-disclosure” tool, any violations discovered during the course of an environmental compliance audit.
In this report, we have provided individual charts for the top 10 OSHA violations for both general industry and construction, with last year’s ranking in the last column. The report also reviews the different types of OSHA violations, high profile cases, and enforcement trends.
Use this self assessment tool to determine your environmental footprint. Download today!
This Safety Report is a time- and work-saving reference packed with effective training information. Topics covered include: Back Safety, Bloodborne Pathogens, Forklifts, Hazardous Waste, Lockout/Tagout, Sexual Harrassment Safety, Violence in the Workplace, plus much more.
Near misses are accidents waiting to happen. Download and print this free poster for your workplace to help reduce injuries and remind workers of the importance of reporting near misses.
Don’t get caught without the necessary records in the event of a surprise EPA or OSHA inspection. This special report contains a series of recordkeeping checklists to assist EHS managers to stay in compliance with major environmental and safety laws. Be advised that your state may have different recordkeeping requirements.