Any growing business should be aware of OSHA requirements as they expand. Taking steps to integrate and understand OSHA regulations today when you don’t have to is a useful way to prepare for future reporting needs. Continue Reading What OSHA regulations apply to small businesses? And what is a small business to OSHA?
An outside safety inspection can save you thousands on OSHA violation fees For general industries, audits and inspections are a regular part of robust workplace safety processes. It’s too easy for anyone who walks into the same space every day for years to overlook unsafe practices that have become part of company culture or a… Continue Reading What comes from a third-party plant safety audit or inspection and do I need one?
See how Hydrite, a large chemical and food production facility used VPC’s on-site OSHA training to save time and learn more. Continue Reading How Hydrite Chemical expanded OSHA safety training with hands-on walk-throughs
OSHA safety inspectors are now cross-trained with the EPA and vice-versa. If your organization regularly encounters one or the other, expect more from them. Continue Reading Environmental issues meet workplace safety with combined OSHA and EPA enforcement
Healthcare workplaces should review and comply with the mandatory OSHA COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard. Healthcare employers must comply with that standard. All employers must comply with any other applicable mandatory safety and health standards and regulations issued and enforced either by OSHA or by an OSHA-approved state plan. Continue Reading Critical guidance on OSHA’s COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard
There are nine things you should do when OSHA inspectors arrive. Skim and save this list for the next time it happens to you. And, maybe know when things aren’t going so well. Continue Reading What to do when OSHA inspectors arrive
Knowing the difference between an OSHA fine and an OSHA citation is the difference between many thousands of dollars. More on reporting, reportables, and incidents here. Continue Reading OSHA citations vs. violations and recordable vs. reportable explained
Industrial and commercial hazardous waste operations that generate small, medium, or large quantities of hazardous waste should expect additional audits as the EPA and OSHA begin increasing enforcement. Continue Reading Indiana industrial HAZWOPER training can save employers thousands or millions in fines
See the differences between OSHA’s 10 and 30-hour certifications, construction certifications, facilitator options, and limitations. Continue Reading Here are the differences between OSHA 10 and 30-hour courses
“It’s easy to see how items like “fall protection” top the list,” says Bill Wallace, Safety Branch Director at Vantage Point Consulting.” “What seems so obvious sometimes isn’t in the flow of a person’s work.” Continue Reading These are the top 10 OSHA violations in 2018