How to Write a Good Accident or Incident Report #Safety #Accident #Report

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9iqoa7ZQUM4 An accident or incident report needs to include all the essential information about the accident or near-miss. The report-writing process begins with fact finding and ends with recommendations for preventing future accidents. You may use a special incident reporting form, and it might be quite extensive. But writing any incident report involves four basic … Continue reading How to Write a Good Accident or Incident Report #Safety #Accident #Report

“How to Write a Good Accident or Incident Report” #Safety #Accident #Report

An accident or  incident report needs to include all the essential information about the accident or near-miss. The report-writing process begins with fact finding and ends with recommendations for preventing future accidents. You may use a special incident reporting form, and it might be quite extensive. But writing any incident report involves four basic steps, … Continue reading “How to Write a Good Accident or Incident Report” #Safety #Accident #Report

How to Write a Good Accident or Incident Report

An incident report needs to include all the essential information about the accident or near-miss. The report-writing process begins with fact finding and ends with recommendations for preventing future accidents. You may use a special incident reporting form, and it might be quite extensive. But writing any incident report involves four basic steps, and those … Continue reading How to Write a Good Accident or Incident Report

“How to Write a Good Accident or Incident Report”

An incident report needs to include all the essential information about the accident or near-miss. The report-writing process begins with fact finding and ends with recommendations for preventing future accidents. You may use a special incident reporting form, and it might be quite extensive. But writing any incident report involves four basic steps, and those … Continue reading “How to Write a Good Accident or Incident Report”

“How to Write a Good Accident or Incident Report”

An incident report needs to include all the essential information about the accident or near-miss. The report-writing process begins with fact finding and ends with recommendations for preventing future accidents. You may use a special incident reporting form, and it might be quite extensive. But writing any incident report involves four basic steps, and those … Continue reading “How to Write a Good Accident or Incident Report”

How to Write a Good Accident or Incident Report

An incident report needs to include all the essential information about the accident or near-miss. The report-writing process begins with fact finding and ends with recommendations for preventing future accidents. You may use a special incident reporting form, and it might be quite extensive. But writing any incident report involves four basic steps, and those … Continue reading How to Write a Good Accident or Incident Report

“10 OSHA Recordkeeping Questions Employers Get Wrong‏”

Now that OSHA is moving toward electronic reporting of injuries and illnesses, employers should be on the lookout for these common errors on their OSHA 300 logs. During my years of advising employers on OSHA recordkeeping, auditing their records, and defending them against OSHA recordkeeping citations, my colleagues and I have been struck by how … Continue reading “10 OSHA Recordkeeping Questions Employers Get Wrong‏”

OSHA Quick Takes- January 17, 2012

In this issue OSHA publishes Injury and Illness Prevention Programs White Paper The high costs of falls in construction for employers OSHA orders Union Pacific Railroad Co. to reinstate and pay more than $300,000 to terminated whistleblower OSHA proposes more than $1 million in fines to Houston, Texas, employer for willful and serious violations Grain … Continue reading OSHA Quick Takes- January 17, 2012

Ergonomics: Policy and Tactics

Despite improvements in safety practices and management systems, employees continue to be injured in manufacturing worksites. Many injuries are related to awkward postures, bending, and lifting. Combating cumulative trauma disorders (CTDs) is a long-term process that relies on continuous improvement. According to the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation (Ergonomics Best Practices for Manufacturing), you need … Continue reading Ergonomics: Policy and Tactics

CPSC Announces ANPR for Table Saws to Address Serious Hand and Finger Injuries

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 17, 2011 Release #12-011 CPSC Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 CPSC Announces ANPR for Table Saws to Address Serious Hand and Finger Injuries WASHINGTON, D.C. - In an effort to address the large number of serious hand and finger injuries that occur each year, the U.S. Consumer Product … Continue reading CPSC Announces ANPR for Table Saws to Address Serious Hand and Finger Injuries

Recordkeeping Tips from a Safety Law Attorney

Some really good information from this Webinar! OSHA recordkeeping requirements can be difficult to navigate. Here's some help on two key issues from an attorney who specializes in safety law. In a recent BLR webinar entitled "Safety Recordkeeping: Maintaining Records that Pass Inspection andBuild Strong Safety Culture," Adele L Abrams, Esq., CMSP, of the Law … Continue reading Recordkeeping Tips from a Safety Law Attorney

OSHA, NIOSH Hammer Home the Importance of Nail Gun Safety

There is a danger to both workers and passers by!   Sep 21, 2011 2:22 PM, by Laura Walter – EHS Today OSHA and NIOSH developed the guidance, Nail Gun Safety – A Guide for Construction Contractors, to outline the common causes of nail gun injuries and provide steps employers and workers can take to … Continue reading OSHA, NIOSH Hammer Home the Importance of Nail Gun Safety

“How to Write a Good Accident or Incident Report” #WorkplaceSafety

An incident report needs to include all the essential information about the accident or near-miss. The report-writing process begins with fact-finding and ends with recommendations for preventing future accidents. You may use a special incident reporting form, and it might be quite extensive. But writing any incident report involves four basic steps, and those are … Continue reading “How to Write a Good Accident or Incident Report” #WorkplaceSafety

Q & A – OSHA Recordkeeping Requirements: Recordable Injury or Not?

Q. If an employee is seen by a doctor and the only treatment was administering oxygen, would this be recordable under OSHA's record keeping requirements? A. Administering oxygen is considered medical treatment and therefore, is recordable. Q. Do you have to record unconsciousness that is a result of a preexisting illness such a diabetes or … Continue reading Q & A – OSHA Recordkeeping Requirements: Recordable Injury or Not?