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ANSI/ISEA 121-2018 Just Dropped. Here’s the Deal.

As you probably already know the American National Standards Institute publishes a voluntary set of standards and best practices for the construction industry. The latest standard addresses equipment used to tether and/or contain hand tools, components and other objects that could fall from at-heights applications. Increasing numbers of employees are finding themselves ascending to heights … Continue reading ANSI/ISEA 121-2018 Just Dropped. Here’s the Deal. Continue reading
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Is Your Workplace GHS Compliant?

OSHA’s updated Hazard Communication Standard rule changes go into effect on June 1, 2016.  Will your workplace be compliant with the new GHS labeling standards by then? The Globally Harmonized System (GHS) is an international standard for communicating the hazards present in chemicals.  Effective June 1, all workplace labeling must be replaced by GHS pictograms, and … Continue reading Is Your Workplace GHS Compliant? Continue reading
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Gas Cans – Knowing What to Use

Fuel, whether it is gasoline or diesel, likely runs many aspects of your business. If not stored properly, that same fuel can be a serious safety and compliance concern. Is your fuel stored and transported in FM and DOT/UN approved containers? If you answered “no,” or you’re not sure, take a look at the guide … Continue reading Gas Cans – Knowing What to Use Continue reading
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Online Safety Training from NSC

Are you compliant with all driver training requirements for your employees? The National Safety Council now offers online Defensive Driving and other compliance courses, to enable employers to train workers quickly, easily, and at the employee’s pace. NSC online training courses integrate full-motion video, animation, interactive user exercises and real-world situations to provide a comprehensive, … Continue reading Online Safety Training from NSC Continue reading
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Fall Protection Tops OSHA Fines for 2014

According to recent report by Industrial Safety & Hygiene News (ISHN), fall protection violations topped OSHA’s reported workplace violations for 2014, resulting in nearly $20 million in fines levied against employers. (Top OSHA Violations…) The construction industry accounted for the vast majority of fall protection fines, gathering $17 million among specialty trade contractors alone. Other … Continue reading Fall Protection Tops OSHA Fines for 2014 Continue reading
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