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  1. Fall Protection in Residential Construction The United States Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a directive rescinding the Interim Fall Protection Compliance Guidelines for Residential Construction (STD 03-00-001). Prior to the issuance... Read More
  2. Health and Safety in the Workplace -----Employer Responsibilities Employers have the responsibility to provide a safe workplace. Employers MUST provide their employees with a workplace that does not have serious hazards and follow all relevant OSHA safety and health standards. Employers must find and correct safet... Read More
  3. TRAINING FOR EMPLOYEES, SUPERVISORS AND MANAGERS TRAINING FOR EMPLOYEES, SUPERVISORS AND MANAGERS An effective accident prevention program requires proper job performance from everyone in the  workplace. As an owner or manager, you must ensure that all employees know about the materials an... Read More
  4. Developing a Profitable Strategy for Handling Occupational Safety and Health Developing a Profitable Strategy for Handling Occupational Safety and Health Nobody wants accidents to happen in his or her business. A serious fire, a permanent injury, or the death of an employee or owner can cause the loss of profit or even a... Read More
  5. What is a safety program exactly? A safety program is a set of policies and work practices specifically designed by your company for your company. It addresses not only the OSHA regulations and ways to reduce the exposure to hazards in your work areas, but also organizes a performanc... Read More
  6. What is the most frequently cited OSHA violation? Across all of general industry, failure to have a written Hazard Communication Program is consistently the most often-cited violation. Therefore, having a written program and seeing that your employees are effectively trained should be a major priori... Read More
  7. I provide PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) such as gloves and safety glasses for my employees to use if they want to. Am I doing enough to satisfy OSHA? No. OSHA requires that you as an employer or supervisor do a written assessment of your work area to determine if hazards are present or are likely to be present which would necessitate the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). If, through a th... Read More
  8. Am I covered by the OSH Act? The OSH Act covers most private sector employers and their workers, in addition to some public sector employers and workers in the 50 states and certain territories and jurisdictions under federal authority. OSHA covers most private sector employers ... Read More
  9. Question: What are employers’ responsibilities under the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Act? Employers have the responsibility to provide a safe workplace. Employers MUST provide their employees with a workplace that does not have serious hazards and follow all OSHA safety and health standards. Employers must find and correct safety and heal... Read More