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
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
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
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
Safety training can get expensive. If you could get safety training funded through a grant, that would be awesome! Every state in New England and New York have some workforce educational grants that you can apply for to get funding for training for your staff. These grants can be used for all kinds of
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
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.
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
Legislation signed in 2004 mandated that if a company is to receive any State-sponsored construction work, on any projects over $10,000, all employees to be employed at the worksite must have taken a 10-hour course in construction safety approved by the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), referred to as the OSHA 10 course.
Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) is a set of guidelines produced and maintained by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) which regulates hazardous waste operations and emergency services in the United States and its territories. With these guidelines, the U.S. government regulates hazardous wastes and dangerous goods from inception to disposal.