When do you need a hearing conservation program?
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Do you know if your facility is a “qualified facility” under the SPCC Rule? You’re not alone. Many new safety professionals are confused by the rules and who they apply to.
Silica is a common mineral found in the earth’s surface. Many widely used building products contain silica such as glass, pottery, ceramics, bricks, and artificial stone. When part of a solid, silica doesn’t pose much of a hazard. It’s when those building materials are modified or altered is when silica can become dangerous.
Incident reporting for every little thing can certainly seem like a tedious task. While no one will deny the importance of making sure major injuries are documented, when it comes to minor incidents that don’t seem to result in any injury, all that paperwork feels like a waste of time.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has certain safety banners for the workplace that are required to be posted where employees can easily see them.
Due diligence is often viewed with the same enthusiasm afforded to cleaning out your pantry. Which is to say, not much.
Today, employers know that occupational safety is a workplace hero. But once upon a time, that wasn’t the case.
While it is indeed the least effective of the hierarchy of controls, personal protective equipment (PPE) is still a crucial element of any workplace safety program.
Workplace safety laws are designed to protect employees and employers alike, but you have to know what laws to follow.
No one wants to think about that feeling. You’re on stable ground until, suddenly, you’re not. The world is whipping by and gravity is having its way with you.
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