Why should you provide training for your employees? Training is an important component to any safety program. A proper training program allows your employees to work safely knowing the risks and hazards that are present at the jobsite and how they should deal with them. In addition, regular [...]Read more Now’s the Time for Safety Training!
The amount of safety-related items needed at a construction site before work begins can be overwhelming. We’ve put together a list of some of the most common documentation, programs, paperwork and materials that are necessary in order to comply with federal, state, and local requirements. These [...]Read more Construction Start-Up Safety Checklist
One of the first steps in keeping your workplace safe and free of hazards is to have Facility and/or Jobsite Safety & Health Inspections completed on a regular basis. The person performing the inspection should be someone who is specially trained in health and safety. These trained [...]Read more Jobsite Safety Inspections: A Simple Path to Safety
In an effort to address urgent safety and health problems facing Americans in the workplace, OSHA implemented a new Severe Violator Enforcement Program (SVEP) and is increasing civil penalty amounts. The SVEP directive became effective June 18th. The directive focuses its sights on employers [...]Read more OSHA’s Severe Violator Enforcement Directive
A workplace safety committee is a key element to achieving continuous improvement in safety. The purpose of a safety committee is to regularly bring workers and management together in a cooperative effort to promote safety and health on a daily basis. A safety committee assists the employer by [...]Read more Do You Have a Workplace Safety Committee?