Category: Ask the Expert

Ask the Expert: Responsibility for Contractor OSHA Violations and Fines

In our latest installment of Ask the Expert, brought to you by the team of industry experts at EHS Hero®, we look at a recent question from a subscriber asking who is responsible for a contractor’s OSHA violations and fines. See what the experts had to say. Q: Who is responsible for a contractor’s OSHA […]

Ask the Expert: Regulatory Requirements for Electrical Panels

In our latest installment of Ask the Expert, brought to you by the team of industry experts at EHS Hero®, we look at a recent question from a subscriber asking whether OSHA standard 1910.303 includes all electrical panels. See what the experts had to say. Q: Does OSHA standard 1910.303 include all electrical panels (i.e., […]

Ask the Expert: Are Evacuation Route Maps Required by OSHA?

In our latest installment of Ask the Expert, brought to you by the team of industry experts at EHS Hero®, we look at a recent question from a subscriber asking whether evacuation route maps are required by OSHA. See what the experts had to say. Q: We are looking into evacuation plans and their requirements. […]

Ask the Expert: Regulations for Building a Guardrail System

In our latest installment of Ask the Expert, brought to you by the team of industry experts at EHS Hero®, we look at a recent question from a subscriber asking about the regulations for building a guardrail system. See what the experts had to say. Q: What are the regulations pertaining to temporary posts that […]

Ask the Expert: Employee Access to Medical Records After Injury

In our latest installment of Ask the Expert, brought to you by the team of industry experts at EHS Hero®, we look at a recent question from a subscriber asking whether OSHA standard 1910.1020 allows employee access to medical records from all work-related injuries or just exposures resulting in illnesses from chemical or biological hazards. […]

Ask the Expert: Protection From Fumes When Cutting Stainless Steel

In our latest installment of Ask the Expert, brought to you by the team of industry experts at EHS Hero®, we look at a recent question from a subscriber asking whether an N95 or N99 mask protects the user from fumes when cutting stainless steel. See what the experts had to say. Q: Does an […]

Ask the Expert: Do Incidents Need to be Reported Promptly to be Recorded?

In our latest installment of Ask the Expert, brought to you by the team of industry experts at EHS Hero®, we look at a recent question from a subscriber asking whether an incident must be reported promptly to be included in the OSHA 300 log. See what the experts had to say. Q: The 1904.5 […]

Ask the Expert: Determining Whether an Injury Was Caused in the Workplace

In our latest installment of Ask the Expert, brought to you by the team of industry experts at EHS Hero®, we look at a recent question from a subscriber asking whether an employee’s claim that an injury was work-related is recordable. See what the experts had to say. Q: I’m attempting to determine if an […]

Ask the Expert: Can Employees Bring Their Own PPE to Work?

In our latest installment of Ask the Expert, brought to you by the team of industry experts at EHS Hero®, we look at a recent question from a subscriber asking whether employees can bring their own personal protective equipment (PPE) to work. See what the experts had to say. Q: Can an employee bring into […]