OSHA “Winter Storm Safety”

Winter storms create a variety of hazards and can have lingering impacts on everyday tasks and work activities. According to the National Weather Service, about 70 percent of injuries during winter storms result from vehicle accidents, and about 25 percent of injuries result from being caught out in the storm. Learning about how to prepare … Continue reading OSHA “Winter Storm Safety”

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Free EPA Compliance Webinar‏ – July 10, 2014 – 2:00 PM ET

Looking for an easy way to stay on top of environmental regulations? Need to know when your state has additional requirements? You are invited on July 10, 2014 @ 2PM ET to take a tour of the easiest and most comprehensive online resource for state and federal environmental compliance Enviro.BLR.com.Sign up now! One-Stop Resource to … Continue reading Free EPA Compliance Webinar‏ – July 10, 2014 – 2:00 PM ET

Take This 5 Question Survey – “How Safe Is Your Company?”

Click Link Here To Take The Test: http://www.staples.com/sbd/cre/marketing/safety-quiz/ Only half of employees believe their workplaces are prepared for a severe emergency, according to the third annual workplace safety survey by Staples Inc. And nearly two-thirds of those polled said recent natural disasters have not led to their employers reassessing company safety plans. The survey, in honor … Continue reading Take This 5 Question Survey – “How Safe Is Your Company?”

“Safety Quick Tips” – Safety & Tech Resources By Grainger

Quick Tips Technical Resources provide information you can use to help make informed decisions about a variety of issues you face in your workplace every day. Find hundreds of FREE articles to help keep your workers safe, your business in compliance and your facility productive. Articles are categorized by topics below to help you find … Continue reading “Safety Quick Tips” – Safety & Tech Resources By Grainger

Safety Resolutions For 2014: “Help Your Employees Keep Them”

The best thing you can do for your workers is to encourage them to resolve to put their health and safety first. Health and safety should represent the priority against which workers align all of their actions. Explanation: Most of us get overwhelmed by the sheer effort involved in achieving our New Year's resolutions. In … Continue reading Safety Resolutions For 2014: “Help Your Employees Keep Them”

“Quick Tips” – Safety & Tech Resources By Grainger

Quick Tips Technical Resources provide information you can use to help make informed decisions about a variety of issues you face in your workplace every day. Find hundreds of FREE articles to help keep your workers safe, your business in compliance and your facility productive. Articles are categorized by topics below to help you find … Continue reading “Quick Tips” – Safety & Tech Resources By Grainger

“Just In Time” Disaster Training Video On-Line Library – Now Hosting Over 417 Videos

There are now 417 disaster mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery training videos embedded in the Just In Time Disaster Training Video Library with new videos being added on a daily basis. The purpose of this FREE on-line library is to provide a single, easy to search source in which individuals, agencies and organizations can access … Continue reading “Just In Time” Disaster Training Video On-Line Library – Now Hosting Over 417 Videos

Few Texas Counties Follow Federal Chemical Preparedness Law – (LEPC’s)

by BRETT SHIPP -WFAA Posted on May 14, 2013 at 6:05 PM Updated today at 8:31 PM NEWS 8 INVESTIGATES A statewide survey by News 8 has found a dramatic lack of compliance with a federal mandate that orders counties to operate a planning committee that helps anticipate and respond to emergencies at plants storing … Continue reading Few Texas Counties Follow Federal Chemical Preparedness Law – (LEPC’s)

More Tool Box Safety Talk Resources

  Safety Training Materials - Saftek Adjusting to Weather Conditions An Injury-Free Office Arc Welding Arson Be on the Alert Avoiding Falls Back Injuries Caught in/caught Between Chock and Block Color Coding for safety Confined Space Precautions Confined Space Entry Construction Personal Protective Equipment Crane and Hoist Safety Practices Cuts and Lacerations Defensive Driving Electricity's … Continue reading More Tool Box Safety Talk Resources

OSHA Modifies Enforcement of Rules for Cranes Operating Near Power Lines – Waiting On Approval Of Proximity Alarms

  Effective July 26, 2012, up to November 8, 2013, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) intends to follow the temporary enforcement policy described below for use of proximity alarms and insulating links with cranes or derricks while engaged in construction activities near power lines. This variation from the 2011 Cranes and Derricks standard because there … Continue reading OSHA Modifies Enforcement of Rules for Cranes Operating Near Power Lines – Waiting On Approval Of Proximity Alarms

FEMA Director: Private Sector Needs ‘Seat at the Table’ in Disaster Response

The private sector should be engaged early and often in preparing for and responding to natural disasters like hurricanes, the top U.S. emergency management official says. Craig Fugate, administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), says governmental emergency management teams should work inclusively with all partners to meet the needs of the whole community … Continue reading FEMA Director: Private Sector Needs ‘Seat at the Table’ in Disaster Response

Lockout-Tagout Interactive Training Program

The Directorate of Technical Support and Emergency Management presents the 29 CFR 1910.147, Lockout/Tagout Interactive Training Program. We developed the program jointly with the Directorates of Enforcement Programs, Safety Standards and Guidance, the Office of Training and Education, and the Office of the Solicitor. Compliance officers in Philadelphia, New York, and Atlanta assisted us as … Continue reading Lockout-Tagout Interactive Training Program

State Responding to Severe Storms and Tornado That Struck Southwest Missouri – 116 Souls Lost in Joplin

Shelter established in Joplin; Resources are available to check on friends and loved ones JEFFERSON CITY – The State Emergency Management Agency continues to work with Missouri state and local agencies to deploy all available response resources to Joplin following the deadly tornado that ripped through the city Sunday evening, May 22. Search and rescue … Continue reading State Responding to Severe Storms and Tornado That Struck Southwest Missouri – 116 Souls Lost in Joplin

State of Illinois Schedules Disaster Assistance for January 31 – February 3, 2011 Snowstorm Briefings for Local Officials

Release Date: March 25, 2011 Release Number: 1960-002 » More Information on Illinois Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. -- State disaster officials have scheduled 13 briefings to help representatives from state and local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations in 60 Illinois counties apply for federal disaster assistance in the wake of … Continue reading State of Illinois Schedules Disaster Assistance for January 31 – February 3, 2011 Snowstorm Briefings for Local Officials

Emergency Preparedness – Are You Ready? At Home? At Work?

  Don't End Up Like This! Take a few Simple Steps to Be Prepared! Twilight Zone: The Shelter Part 2 Twilight Zone: The Shelter Part 3 Your family may not be together when disaster strikes, so it is important to plan in advance: how you will contact one another; how you will get back together; … Continue reading Emergency Preparedness – Are You Ready? At Home? At Work?