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

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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

Don’t Invite an OSHA Citation with Lower Quality PPE

Don't be surprised if you find more OSHA inspectors on your doorstep in the near future. According to David Michaels, assistant secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health, OSHA's fiscal year 2011 budget will enable the organization to conduct more than 3,000 additional inspections throughout the year. In addition to the stress associated with … Continue reading Don’t Invite an OSHA Citation with Lower Quality PPE