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What to Do When You Receive an OSHA Complaint

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on July 23, 2019 at 12:08 PM

You do everything you can to ensure the health and safety of your workers. But sometimes, it’s not enough.

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Topics: OSHA, Regulatory Information, Workplace Health and Safety, Compliance

3 OSHA Maritime Standards You Need to Know

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on July 18, 2019 at 1:58 PM

The maritime industry faces unique environmental, health, and safety challenges which employees are asked to deal with every day.

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Topics: OSHA, Regulatory Information, Compliance, Industry Insights, Maritime

The Importance of Following OSHA Material Handling Guidelines

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on July 11, 2019 at 8:36 AM

When you’re trying to stay on top of building materials, chances are good that you’re focused primarily on the project.

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Topics: OSHA, Regulatory Information, Risk Management, Compliance, Safety Management, Building Materials & Construction

OSHA Lighting Standards for General Industries

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on July 3, 2019 at 1:57 PM

When it comes to the workplace, lighting is as much a matter of safety as it is a matter of practicality. Proper lighting protects your workers from eye strain and keeps them safe from accidents.

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Topics: OSHA, Regulatory Information, Workplace Health and Safety, Manufacturing, Safety Management

OSHA Healthcare Regulations and Tips

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on July 1, 2019 at 3:28 PM

Healthcare workers play a vital role in helping maintain our society. They help care for the sick and injured at a time when they are most vulnerable so that they can begin to heal.

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Topics: OSHA, Regulatory Information, Workplace Health and Safety, Compliance, Hospital & Health Care

OSHA Construction Standards You Need to Know

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on June 26, 2019 at 10:23 AM

Construction workers face some of the most difficult working conditions in the entire workforce. They face falls, heavy machinery, electrocution, and asbestos, to name a few.

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Topics: OSHA, Regulatory Information, Compliance, Industry Insights, Incident Management, Safety Management, Building Materials & Construction

Increased OSHA Inspections on the Horizon - Will You Be Ready?

Posted by EHS Insight Staff on April 24, 2019 at 10:09 AM

OSHA inspectors take an active role in preserving the health and life of American workers. They ensure working conditions are not unduly dangerous and that workplace incidents are reduced. These inspectors are responsible for workplace inspections.

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

Live Electrical Work Permit: Safe Work Permits Blog Series – Part 4

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on April 10, 2019 at 10:18 AM

Regulation 29 CFR 1910 Subpart S documents specific provisions to ensure safe work practices when working with live electrical components. These procedures serve to prevent electric shock and other injuries.

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Topics: OSHA, Regulatory Information, Workplace Health and Safety, Compliance, Safe Work Permits

Lockout/Tagout and the Control of Hazardous Energy: Safe Work Permits Blog Series – Part 3

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on April 3, 2019 at 10:54 AM

Under regulation 29 CFR 1910.147, OSHA requires employers to follow and enforce safety procedures when workers are involved in or around work on machines or equipment that may potentially start unexpectedly and injure nearby individuals. This regulation serves to eliminate these unexpected startups to prioritize worker safety.

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Topics: OSHA, Regulatory Information, Workplace Health and Safety, Risk Management, Compliance, Safety Management, Safety Culture, Safe Work Permits, Lockout/Tagout

Welding, Cutting and Brazing (Hot Work): Safe Work Permits Blog Series – Part 2

Posted by EHS Insight Resources on March 27, 2019 at 7:22 AM

Also referred to as “hot work” jobs, OSHA regulation 29 CFR 1910.252 requires employees to be properly protected from hazards associated with welding, cutting, and brazing. Any job environment that uses welding or cutting equipment should follow the requirements outlined below, regardless of industry type. 

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Topics: OSHA, Regulatory Information, Workplace Health and Safety, Compliance, Safe Work Permits

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