OSHA & ASTM Protective Footwear Requirements

For a little safety footwear humor, click here: http://www.gocomics.com/theargylesweater/2013/10/26 Protective footwear requirements are referenced in the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA’s) Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 29. These references can be found in (1910.132) Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) General Requirements or (1910.136) Foot Protection. According to 29 CFR 1910.132, PPE must be used … Continue reading OSHA & ASTM Protective Footwear Requirements

“OSHA Quick Cards – Pocket Safety Cards For Tool Box Talks & More! – Available In English / Spanish”

Aerial Lifts Quick Card [English: PDF | HTML | Spanish: PDF | HTML] Avian Flu: General Precautions [English: PDF | HTML | Spanish: HTML] Poultry Workers [English: PDF | HTML | Spanish: HTML] Healthcare Workers [English: PDF | HTML | Spanish: HTML] Animal Handlers (Not Poultry Workers) [English: PDF | HTML | Spanish: HTML] Food … Continue reading “OSHA Quick Cards – Pocket Safety Cards For Tool Box Talks & More! – Available In English / Spanish”

“OSHA’s Regulatory Agenda ‘Aggressive’ With 29 Rulemakings”

by Paul Lawton Monday, June 16th, 2014 In all, OSHA’s ambitious regulatory agenda sets out action on 29 rulemakings. Here are the highlights. Final rule stage. Final rules expected this year or later: Occupational injury and illness recording and requirements—NAICS update and reporting revisions. OSHA anticipates a final rule in June 2014 that would update … Continue reading “OSHA’s Regulatory Agenda ‘Aggressive’ With 29 Rulemakings”

OSHA Quick Cards – Pocket Safety Cards For Use In Tool Box Talks & More!

Aerial Lifts Quick Card [English: PDF | HTML | Spanish: PDF | HTML] Avian Flu: General Precautions [English: PDF | HTML | Spanish: HTML] Poultry Workers [English: PDF | HTML | Spanish: HTML] Healthcare Workers [English: PDF | HTML | Spanish: HTML] Animal Handlers (Not Poultry Workers) [English: PDF | HTML | Spanish: HTML] Food … Continue reading OSHA Quick Cards – Pocket Safety Cards For Use In Tool Box Talks & More!

OSHA Publishes Direct Final Rule On Standards Update To Rules On Signage

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VBY1lI9SUOw Understanding OSHA's Safety Sign Standards Update For decades, OSHA's regulations for workplace safety signs were based on outdated formats that were not aligned with the latest safety communication standards and their state-of-the-art warnings technology. These sign and tag regulations had not been updated since their inception in 1971, which referenced the 1967 and 1968 … Continue reading OSHA Publishes Direct Final Rule On Standards Update To Rules On Signage

OSHA Quick Cards – Pocket Safety Cards For Tool Box Talks & More! – Available In English & Spanish

Aerial Lifts Quick Card [English: PDF | HTML | Spanish: PDF | HTML] Avian Flu: General Precautions [English: PDF | HTML | Spanish: HTML] Poultry Workers [English: PDF | HTML | Spanish: HTML] Healthcare Workers [English: PDF | HTML | Spanish: HTML] Animal Handlers (Not Poultry Workers) [English: PDF | HTML | Spanish: HTML] Food … Continue reading OSHA Quick Cards – Pocket Safety Cards For Tool Box Talks & More! – Available In English & Spanish

OSHA Publishes Direct Final Rule on Standards Update to Rules on Signage

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VBY1lI9SUOw Clarion Safety Systems, a longstanding leader in advancing best practices in visual safety communication, announced today that its efforts to promote the use of industry best practices related to safety signs, colors and tags to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has resulted in the agency issuing a Direct Final Rule (DFR) on … Continue reading OSHA Publishes Direct Final Rule on Standards Update to Rules on Signage

Safety Comic of the Day – November 3, 2013

No story needed for this one. 😎 I wonder if he recorded it on his OSHA 300 Log? What's New OSHA Injury and Illness forms are now available in a pdf fillable format Incentive Program Memo On June 22, 2011 OSHA issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to modify the industry coverage of the recordkeeping rule and the Fatality/Catastrophe … Continue reading Safety Comic of the Day – November 3, 2013

OSHA Quick Cards – Pocket Safety Cards For Tool Box Talks & More! – Available In English & Spanish

Aerial Lifts Quick Card [English: PDF | HTML | Spanish: PDF | HTML] Avian Flu: General Precautions [English: PDF | HTML | Spanish: HTML] Poultry Workers [English: PDF | HTML | Spanish: HTML] Healthcare Workers [English: PDF | HTML | Spanish: HTML] Animal Handlers (Not Poultry Workers) [English: PDF | HTML | Spanish: HTML] Food … Continue reading OSHA Quick Cards – Pocket Safety Cards For Tool Box Talks & More! – Available In English & Spanish

Truck Driver Safety – “Did You Check That Clearance… Clarence?”

Always Know Your Trucks Clearance Height and Make Sure It Will Clear A Bridge Overpass! OSHA regulations govern the safety and health of the workers and the responsibilities of employers to ensure their safety at the warehouse, dock, construction site, and in other places truckers go to deliver and pick up loads throughout the country. … Continue reading Truck Driver Safety – “Did You Check That Clearance… Clarence?”

OSHA Quick Cards – Pocket Safety Cards For Tool Box Talks & More! – Available In English & Spanish

Aerial Lifts Quick Card [English: PDF | HTML | Spanish: PDF | HTML] Avian Flu: General Precautions [English: PDF | HTML | Spanish: HTML] Poultry Workers [English: PDF | HTML | Spanish: HTML] Healthcare Workers [English: PDF | HTML | Spanish: HTML] Animal Handlers (Not Poultry Workers) [English: PDF | HTML | Spanish: HTML] Food … Continue reading OSHA Quick Cards – Pocket Safety Cards For Tool Box Talks & More! – Available In English & Spanish

Safety Photo of the Day – “What’s Wrong With Using This As A Face Shield?, It’ll Work Just Fine!”

Want Water With That face Shield? Face shield protection is an important part of personal protective equipment (PPE). OSHA regulation 29 CFR 1910.133 gives the requirements for employers to follow on the appropriate use and selection of face shields and protective eyewear. OSHA relies on ANSI to provide manufacturing standards for face shields as well … Continue reading Safety Photo of the Day – “What’s Wrong With Using This As A Face Shield?, It’ll Work Just Fine!”

Safety Comic of the Day! – January 17, 2013

  OSHA Safety Sign & Tags Requirements Scope. 1910.145(a)(1) These specifications apply to the design, application, and use of signs or symbols (as included in paragraphs (c) through (e) of this section) that indicate and, insofar as possible, define specific hazards that could harm workers or the public, or both, or to property damage. These … Continue reading Safety Comic of the Day! – January 17, 2013

Forklift Safety, Rules & Training

  Part 1 Part 2 & 3 Powered industrial trucks are essential in many industries to transport and distribute materials. Forklifts also present a major safety concern: traffic accidents. According to OSHA statistics, forklifts cause approximately 85 fatalities and 34,900 serious injuries per year and account for another 61,800 injuries that are classified as non-serious. … Continue reading Forklift Safety, Rules & Training

ASSE Announces Approval of Two Key Safety Standards for the Construction and Demolition Industry

DES PLAINES, IL (January 5, 2012) – The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) announced today that the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has approved two new ASSE A10 construction and demolition standards aimed at enhancing safety. The two new standards approved are the ANSI/ASSE A10.1-2011 Pre-Project and Pre-Task Safety and Health Planning for Construction … Continue reading ASSE Announces Approval of Two Key Safety Standards for the Construction and Demolition Industry

UP RIGHT – “A Resource For Aerial Lift Safety”

This website was created in the aftermath of the tragic accident that took the life of University of Notre Dame student videographer Declan Sullivan in October 2010. Its aim is to help high schools, colleges and university administrators understand key considerations for aerial lift safety. It is not meant to be used as a form … Continue reading UP RIGHT – “A Resource For Aerial Lift Safety”