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National Safety Month

June is National Safety Month for the National Safety Council, reminding us there are many ways we can hurt ourselves at work if we are not careful. One thing the National Safety Council is concentrating on to help prevent injuries and keep yourself and others safe is focus and attention. Too often accidents happen ...

National Safety Month Is Almos ...

June is National Safety Month according to the National Safety Council (NSC). The purpose of providing safety awareness this month is to improve the well-being of others and reduce the number of preventable injuries and deaths on the road, in the workplace and in homes and communities. The NSC will cover different ...

Safety Reminders For Professio ...

For those working in the manufacturing industry, it’s important to actively practice your safety training on a daily basis. Manufacturing facilities are environments that require you to be aware of your surroundings as there can be fatalities or death that results from a lack of safety awareness. Below is a check ...

Safety Footwear Is Job Specifi ...

Safety Shoes are necessary if a job site requires labor intensive work or contains hazards.  The general requirements in OSHA’s 1910.136(a) standard states that “The employer shall ensure that each affected employee uses protective footwear when working in areas where there is a danger of foot injuries due to ...

A Quick Warehouse Safety Check ...

Warehouses carry a variety of safety hazards from forklifts, heavy objects, falling objects, and more. We’ve compiled a short warehouse safety checklist to touch upon what these hazards are and what you can do to prevent them. Getting Too Comfortable With Heavy Equipment Using equipment like a forklift everyday can ...

Creating a Workplace Culture o ...

OSHA has been making a lot of changes recently to help promote the creation of a culture of compliance in the workplace. What is a culture of compliance? Basically, it is a workplace where each employee is engaged in the compliance process to better ensure no safety hazard is missed. The “culture of compliance” ...

NYC Construction Safety Act

“It’ll be a great place if they ever finish it.” — O. Henry Anyone who spends a good amount of time in New York City knows that O.Henry’s words are NYC’s constant reality – somewhere in the city there is ALWAYS construction. Usually it’s exactly where you don’t want it to be, and begins ...

OSHA Wants to Hear From You!

OSHA will be revising provisions in several standards coming up this year, but before they do they want to hear from you! The ruling, that will revise OSHA’s regulations on Recording and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illness (29 CFR 1904) was originally intended to end its comment period on December 5th, ...

New Job Site Safety Signs from ...

This year, the SPFA (Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance) introduced two new safety signs that were developed to better insure worker safety. Back in 2013, they developed two OSHA compliant job site signs – a Bilingual Do Not Enter and a Bilingual Fire Hazard Sign. When working with flammable and combustible materials, ...

Top 10 OSHA Violations

As the year comes to a close, OSHA is making its list and checking it twice – the list of most common violations that is. Not surprisingly, the number one OSHA violation cited in 2016 was Fall Protection, a standard that will see many changes in the coming year as OSHA updates its policies. But that’s not the ...