Category Archives: OSHA

OSHA releases new heat safety standards for D.C. residents

As the sweltering summer months begin to settle in, employers are encouraged to remember heat safety training for their employees. According to a OSHA Regional News Release from this summer, heat illness is a legitimate concern when it comes to … Continue reading

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The importance of OSHA compliance in the workplace

Is your workplace completely OSHA compliant? Remaining compliant within the guidelines of the U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is a vital component of any workplace. Under this act, employers are responsible for providing a safe … Continue reading

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Why is fall protection training a vital component of worker safety?

On the heels of the end of OSHA’s second annual National Safety Stand-Down two-week initiative May 4-15, many workers hope safety will remain a top priority for employers and employees. National Safety Stand-Down, geared toward construction workers, began as a way to … Continue reading

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OSHA proposes safety changes to eye and face protection

According to the Federal Register, OSHA has proposed changes to it’s eye and face safety protocols. These changes would affect general industry, shipyard employment, longshoring marine terminals and construction. The changes to these standards are expected to fix inconsistencies within … Continue reading

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OSHA releases five-part program for combating workplace violence for healthcare and social workers

According to The National Law Review, OSHA has created a five-step program for protecting healthcare and social service workers. This five-step program consists of: Management commitment and worker participation: Compliance begins with management. Supervisors should be trained on the signs of … Continue reading

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