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Pipe Marking
Pipe Marking
Pipe Marking

OSHA vs. ANSI Pipe Marking – What You Need to Know

Busy safety managers have plenty of rules and regulations to keep track of, and pipe marking standards may sound complex. That’s because pipe marking regulations aren’t universally adopted by the various standards agencies. Des...
 
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workplace injuries, OSHA reporting
workplace injuries, OSHA reporting
workplace injuries, OSHA reporting

New OSHA Injury Reporting & Recordkeeping Rules

Most employers, especially in manufacturing, construction and other high-risk environments, are probably quite familiar with OSHA’s recordkeeping and reporting requirements. Until now, employers have been required to repo...
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PPE, safety gear, safety success
PPE, safety gear, safety success
PPE, safety gear, safety success

OSHA’s SHARP Program – Safety Success Stories

We often hear stories of workplace accidents in the news: combustible dust explosions, fires, chemical accidents, workers electrocuted by power lines. It’s important that these stories are reported since to continue improving w...
 
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GHS Transition Tips…in Case You’ve Been Procrastinating

The transition from OSHA’s old Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) to the new standard that incorporates the United Nations’ Globally Harmonized System (GHS) is well underway, as employers were required to train their employees...
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OSHA – Understanding the Basics and Preparing for an Inspection

When safety managers hear OSHA, they may feel apprehensive and worry about possible inspections. But how much do you actually know about the organization, its aims and its practices? We’ll take a look at the origins of OS...
 
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Hazardous Chemicals, HazCom
Hazardous Chemicals, HazCom
Hazardous Chemicals, HazCom

HazCom: Simplified Program Ideas for Safety Managers

Many hazardous substances and materials enter the workplace, but some industries certainly use more hazardous materials than others. Even if your facility only uses one hazardous chemical, though, your company is still required...

 
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Where Did OSHA Go Wrong with Online Filings?

When OSHA announced that they would begin accepting online filings for claims, virtually everyone thought this would be an excellent idea. Harnessing the power and speed of computers to streamline the process was expected to be...
 
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OSHA Logo
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OSHA Update: Worker Safety in Hospitals

If someone was to ask you which line of work is more likely to result in injury or illness resulting from days away from work and your choices were construction, manufacturing, or hospitals, chances are one of the first two wou...
 
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two workers talking
two workers talking
two workers talking

Top 10 OSHA Violations in 2013

Yet again, fall protection was the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) number one cited workplace safety violation in 2013. The recent release was no surprise as the top 10 have generally stayed the sam...

 
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Black Friday crowd
Black Friday crowd
Black Friday crowd

OSHA Pushing For A Safe Black Friday

In preparation for what could be the biggest shopping day in American retail history, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is encouraging retail employees to take the necessa...