Serving Mankind Power Plant Style

Revised 12/10/2022 Originally Posted on February 15, 2013: My first job, where I wasn’t working for myself, was when I was 14 years old, and I became…Serving Mankind Power Plant Style

Holiday Safety Liabilities and Tips to Limit Employer Liability at Company Parties | Workplace Safety and Environmental Law Alert Blog

By James L. Curtis, Adam R. Young, Erin Dougherty Foley, and Craig B. Simonsen The U.S. Department of Labor has blogged about the — Read on http://www.environmentalsafetyupdate.com/2022/12/holiday-safety-liabilities-and-tips-to-limit-employer-liability-at-company-parties/

OSHA Significantly Increases the Number of Investigators | Workplace Safety and Environmental Law Alert Blog

Seyfarth Synopsis: With a larger base of compliance officers, OSHA has significantly increased its ability to conduct on-site inspections and reorient its enforcement strategies. OSHA’s budget was essentially flat during the Trump Administration.  As health care costs increased and compliance safety and health officers retired, OSHA struggled to recruit and hire replacements.  Times have changed.  … Continue reading OSHA Significantly Increases the Number of Investigators | Workplace Safety and Environmental Law Alert Blog

Heat Illness – Case Studies | Occupational Safety and Health Administration

The following heat-related case studies are the result of from OSHA enforcement investigations. Some identifying details have been changed to protect the privacy of workers and employers — Read on http://www.osha.gov/heat-exposure/case-studies

Workers Memorial Day: Remembering Our Fallen Workers

Wednesday is “hump day” for many working people with Monday to Friday jobs. As Thursday dawns, their work week is more than half over and some …Workers Memorial Day: Remembering Our Fallen Workers

OSHA Launches Regional Emphasis Program Focused on Storage Tank Cleaning Operations

By Aaron R. Gelb On August 2, 2021, OSHA announced a new Regional Emphasis Program (“REP”) focused on transportation tank cleaning operations in the …OSHA Launches Regional Emphasis Program Focused on Storage Tank Cleaning Operations

2021 Mid-Year Review of Important Developments at OSHA

On Thursday, July 22, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. ET, join the Partners from Conn Maciel Carey’s national OSHA Practice for a webinar event – “2021 Mid-Year …2021 Mid-Year Review of Important Developments at OSHA

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

Forklift Safety – “Are Your Employees Trained Properly?”

Note: This video may sound and seem funny, but it's not, these are dangerous acts and accidents! Frequently Asked Questions about Powered Industrial Truck Operator Training The powered industrial truck operator training requirements apply to all industries where trucks are being used, except agricultural operations. 1. What is the definition of a powered industrial truck? … Continue reading Forklift Safety – “Are Your Employees Trained Properly?”

“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 Year: “Why Lock-Out, Tag-Out IS Vitally Important”

Caution: Somewhat Graphic Photo - Note: This Photo is the property of Jack Benton, and may not be used without written consent. Note: I dont know all of the details of this incident and only know that this accident was caused by failure to follow LOTO procedures. Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout/Tagout) Introduction "Lockout/Tagout (LOTO)" … Continue reading Safety Photo of the Year: “Why Lock-Out, Tag-Out IS Vitally Important”

“Infographic: OSHA’s Recordkeeping Rule Updates: What Employers Need to Know.”

On September 11, 2014, OSHA announced a final rule that alters requirements for reporting work-related fatalities and severe injuries and updates the list of injuries that are partially exempt from the injury and illness recordkeeping requirement. This BLR infographic provides an overview of the changes, which take effect on January 1, 2015. OSHA's Recordkeeping Rule … Continue reading “Infographic: OSHA’s Recordkeeping Rule Updates: What Employers Need to Know.”