Protecting workers from the hazards of trenches has lately been front and center in OSHA’s outreach to employers. One critical step in ensuring that you are meeting your obligations to protect employees who dig and work in trenches is to have a solid knowledge of how to classify soils. The Agency has produced an 11-minute […]
Employers in the construction, manufacturing, food and beverage, and agricultural sectors, among many others, are well aware of the barriers that language differences present to communicating accurate and complete safety information to workers. Signs that use icons instead of language can, to a limited degree, help get critical information across. Another method is film.