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OSHA and COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing ETS

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has withdrawn the vaccination and testing emergency temporary standard issued on Nov. 5, 2021, to protect unvaccinated employees of large employers with 100 or more employees from workplace exposure to coronavirus. The withdrawal was effective January 26, 2022.   Although OSHA is withdrawing the vaccination and testing

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COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard Explored

OSHA has rolled out an Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) to outline for companies with 100+ employees what their Coronavirus policies should, and must, include. When certain conditions come into play, OSHA can release an ETS that is effective immediately. Within an ETS, OSHA must outline their reasons for determining a toxic and/or physically harmful or

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Defensive Driver Training

Workers who drive vehicles on the job are very likely to get into an accident. “IT’S NOT ME, IT’S YOU”.  No matter how good of a driver you are – the person next to you probably isn’t. Different companies require different types of driver services — from public transportation to food delivery. Yet without proper

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What To Do After An OSHA Inspection

  An OSHA inspector unexpectedly showed up at your jobsite. They just wrapped up the inspection and held a closing conference. Then they left the property. Now you’re sitting there with a bunch of pictures and notes about the citations the inspector plans to file and wondering what to do next. Here’s a brief list

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OSHA 10-Hour Construction Classes throughout Cape Cod, MA and the Islands

Thousands of construction workers throughout Cape Cod and the Islands require either an OSHA 10-hour or 30-Hour construction certification course. While many construction workers have taken the training as a result of state mandates or employer requirements, all construction personnel working on public funded contracts in Massachusetts are mandated to take an OSHA 10-hour course as

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Outdoor Worker Safety During Tick Season

  Prevent Tick Bites for Outdoor Workers   For some workers, it would be very difficult to avoid the areas that ticks love the best- wooded and brushy areas, areas with high grass, or deep understory/ leaf litter. But it is important to be aware when you will be exposed to, and working in an

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In some guidance released way back in May 2020, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) stated that employers must record confirmed, work-related cases of COVID-19 on OSHA Form 300, the form used to record workplace illnesses and injuries. As we move into the new year 2021 there still is no signs of this requirement going away Under this

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Winter Storm and snow plan!

Chances are it may snow in the winter…               That sounds obvious but the failure for companies to plan for snow in the winter is something we see way too often. Every single year we see employees or facilities negatively impacted by wintery conditions. There are many ways a company can plan for winter.

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What HR Professionals need to know about OSHA

Do you know the potential risk of injury and illness to your employees? All employees and their employers are covered under OSHA. That means whether or not you are in a high risk industry like construction or mining, you need to know what your employees are exposed to on a daily basis, and provide safety

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