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  1. 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
  2. Placement of Fire Extinguishers in the Workplace What kind of fire extinguisher should I have at my warehouse? Is there a specific size required per square footage or the sort?   Is the extinguisher readily accessible in the event of a fire? ... Read More
  3. 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
  4. What is an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standard? OSHA standards are rules that describe the methods that employers must use to protect their employees from hazards. There are OSHA standards for Construction work, Maritime operations, Agriculture, and General Industry, which is the set that app... Read More
  5. We are a very small company. Are we required to have an eyewash station? Yes, your company still needs an eyewash if there is any possibility that a splash could result in an employee getting something in their eye. An eyewash by OSHA standards is one that provides at least 15 minutes of continuous flow of cool, clean wat... Read More
  6. How often should my company’s Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) be updated? The Hazard Communication Standard does not give a specific timetable for updating MSDS's. It does, however, require you to have on hand the latest version of any MSDS. Therefore, if any manufacturer updates their MSDS's your company must m... Read More
  7. What are the employer’s responsibilities? Under the OSH law, employers have a responsibility to provide a safe workplace. This is a short summary of key employer responsibilities: (Here are some to be aware of) Provide a workplace free from serious recognized hazards and comply with standard... Read More
  8. 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