More than 16 years after issuing the original notice of proposed rulemaking in 1990, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has released a final rule revising its standards on slip, trip, and fall hazards and personal fall protection systems. Background OSHA is charged with enforcing the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH […]
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Yesterday’s Advisor presented four distinct approaches that can boost your safety training efforts and keep employees engaged. Today, we focus on one particular method, blended learning, and how it can be an asset to your safety training program.
Millions of teenagers are employed in the United States, and they are subject to the accompanying workplace hazards. So, in addition to math, social studies, and English, some students in grades 7 through 12 will participate in an interactive teaching module titled Safety Matters. Read on to find out who’s bringing the safety message into […]
Yesterday’s Advisor discussed real-world case studies to show just how much a lack of safety training can cost employers. Today, we go over three more of those instances—so ensure your training programs are in order!
Following safety regulations isn’t just the right thing to do—it keeps employers on the right side of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) enforcement. And it saves money by avoiding fines, legal fees, and more. OSHA loves to cite a lack of training, and these case studies showcase just how expensive an ineffective (or nonexistent) […]
Safety training is of the utmost importance—in many situations, it can literally be a life or death matter. With so much on the line, it’s important to get your message across effectively, and a new video-on-demand library from Safety.BLR.com® is a powerful classroom tool.
As most employers are well aware, OSHA stands for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. In general, OSHA regulations require that employers maintain a workplace that is free of recognized safety hazards, and do not discriminate or retaliate against anyone who reports injuries or illnesses. Are those in charge of safety at your company well-trained […]
While working on a machine to forge parts, a 28-year-old man lost a fingertip in a November 2014 incident—on just his second day on the job. Investigators said the accident could have been prevented if his employer had trained the man properly.
Yesterday’s Advisor presented several common types of emergency plans and a few questions every employer should consider in order to ensure preparedness; today, we provide a few more considerations to factor into any training for emergency planning.
In today’s Advisor, we will review two types of training requirements for operations and maintenance (O&M) workers who are involved with asbestos-containing material (ACM) not related to demolition and renovation projects.