Campaign to Prevent Heat Illness in Outdoor Workers

It’s heating up outside, and workers in the humid South are especially vulnerable to heat-related illness (like heatstroke, which is a life-threatening condition if not immediately treated). OSHA has initiated a campaign designed to prevent heat-related illness, focusing on outdoor workers, such as those in construction, agriculture, transportation, grounds maintenance, and landscaping services. Here’s what OSHA…

Now Offering OHSAS 18001 Occupational Health and Safety Certification

One of the main reasons our clients use our services is to set themselves apart from their competition. A commitment to safety means they can attract new business more effectively. We’re now offering OHSAS 18001, a certification that demonstrates a dedication to maintain ideal occupational health and safety standards. This service includes site OSHA gap…

Join OSHA’s National Safety Stand-Down May 4-15 with a Special On-Site Interactive Talk on Fall Prevention

OSHA has instituted the National Fall Prevention Stand-Down to raise awareness of preventing fall hazards in construction. Fatalities caused by falls from elevation accounted for 279 of the 806 construction fatalities recorded in 2012, and each of those deaths were preventable. Fall prevention safety standards were among the top 10 most frequently cited OSHA standards…

Ensure You’re in Compliance with Machine Guarding Laws with OSHA’s eTool

According to OSHA, workers suffer 18,000 amputations, lacerations, crushing injuries, abrasions, and over 800 deaths per year due to unguarded or inadequately guarded machines. What may not seem like a big deal in mundane, daily operations can result in serious consequences. Although all machines have the same basic components, their safeguarding needs vary widely, and…