OSHA Requiring 7 Additional States to Comply with Electronic Reporting Requirements

Posted by EHS Insight Staff on May 16, 2018 at 9:55 AM

OSHA recently announced that it will be requiring employers from seven additional states to comply with the new rule on electronic reporting. The rule takes effect on July 1, 2018. Until the announcement, the seven states in question were not required to comply by this date.

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Topics: OSHA, Compliance, EHS Management

TRIR Calculation: How to Calculate Total Recordable Incident Rate

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on May 14, 2018 at 9:34 AM

Part your EHS strategy’s success depends on capturing the right metrics, and then knowing how to use those metrics to improve your EHS operations.

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Topics: OSHA, Risk Management, EHS Management, Safety Tips, Incident Management, Safety Management

How You Can Participate in OSHA’s Stand-Down Event

Posted by EHS Insight Staff on May 7, 2018 at 10:29 AM

Every year, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) holds a national “Stand-Down” event to prevent falls. This year’s event runs from May 7th to May 11th.

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Topics: OSHA, Events, Workplace Health and Safety, Compliance, Building Materials & Construction

OSHA to Enforce New Beryllium Standard in May

Posted by EHS Insight Staff on May 4, 2018 at 9:28 AM

The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 was created to protect the lives of American workers. Under the Act, employers are responsible for providing a safe workplace for their employees.

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Topics: OSHA, Workplace Health and Safety, Compliance

OSHA Turns Its Attention to the “Focus Four” Hazards

Posted by EHS Insight Staff on April 16, 2018 at 11:03 AM

Every so often, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration will re-energize its Focus Four campaign. This national effort is intended to raise awareness of some of the most serious hazards in the construction industry. The Focus Four hazards are also sometimes known as the Fatal Four.

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Topics: OSHA, Workplace Health and Safety, Compliance, Safety Management, Building Materials & Construction

How Effective Are Your Incident Reporting Methods?

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on April 3, 2018 at 11:35 AM

Even the safest work environments can be susceptible to injuries and incidents. How you report these occurrences can go a long way in preventing future accidents and helping your company remain profitable.

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Topics: OSHA, Compliance, Incident Reporting Software, Incident Management, Safety Management

Department of Labor Releases Details for the FY 2019 Budget

Posted by EHS Insight Staff on February 14, 2018 at 9:52 AM

The U.S. Department of Labor has released details of the 2019 fiscal year budget. Up 9.3% from FY 2018, this year’s budget request totals $10.9 billion.

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Topics: OSHA, Workplace Health and Safety, Compliance, In the News

OSHA Form 300A & Electronic Reporting Update

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on February 13, 2018 at 1:32 PM

Back in December, EHS Insight issued a report on OSHA’s new health and safety rule pertaining to the electronic data reporting system. The rule outlined requirements for employers to submit their injury and illness data into the Injury Tracking Application (ITA) system over the internet.

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Topics: OSHA, Workplace Health and Safety, Compliance, In the News, Safety Management

Fewer OSHA Inspectors to Enforce Regulations

Posted by EHS Insight Staff on January 10, 2018 at 3:39 PM

The number of federal OSHA inspectors has dropped. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s total federal inspection force fell below 1,000 in early October. There are now 116 fewer staff than there were in December of 2016 for the federal OSHA department.

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Topics: OSHA, Workplace Health and Safety, Compliance, In the News

Top 10 OSHA Violations of 2017

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on December 19, 2017 at 9:55 AM

OSHA released its top 10 workplace safety violations of 2017 at the National Safety Council’s Congress and Expo in September. As predicted, the list remained consistent with previous years, though perhaps with a change as to the order of the violations on the list.

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Topics: OSHA, Workplace Health and Safety

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