WASHINGTON, DC — A newly expanded study guide featuring 80 practice questions with answer key and explanation is designed to provide a big boost to industry professionals preparing for the Safety Certification for Transportation Project Professionals™ (SCTPP) exam.
Day two keynote speaker, Joe Tantarelli will present Wed., April 10, 2019 at 8:20 AM. A true story that sounds like a horror movie. In this gut‑wrenching Keynote, Joe Tantarelli recalls the events of June 5, 1983 – the day he was nearly buried alive as he was installing pipe in a trench that suddenly […]
HOUSTON, TEXAS — Fall Protection – General Requirements is OSHA’s most frequently cited standard for the eighth consecutive year, the agency and Safety+Health announced Tuesday at the 2018 National Safety Council Congress & Expo.
WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published a final rule Nov. 7, that clarifies certification requirements for crane operators, and maintains the employer’s duty to ensure that crane operators can safely operate the equipment. The final rule will maintain safety and health protections for workers while reducing […]
Source: Safety Law Matters By Henry Chajet on November 8, 2018 POSTED IN OSHA, RULEMAKING NEWS OSHA may be considering a major change to its lockout/tagout (“LOTO”) rule, which dictates how companies across industries design and service equipment. By deleting a single word, OSHA may force significant changes and increase enforcement and company liability.
HAWLEY, MN — Rapat Corporation’s complete line of enclosed conveyors helps eliminate dust emissions, providing a solution for industries looking to meet OSHA’s updated silica-related regulations that went into effect in June 2018. Perfect for silica sand, the Rapat Series ECTR is an industrial-duty, enclosed-frame conveyor with CEMA troughing and return idlers, which provide increased […]
A rise in cyclist and pedestrian deaths in traffic collisions is spurring a push for safer streets regionally and nationally. A growing coalition of organizations are calling for the implementation of vital safety measures, including side guards on large commercial trucks such as waste haulers, dump trucks and box trucks. The guards prevent people from […]
WATERTOWN, SD — Engineering and safety professionals from Terex Utilities recently visited Castlewood Elementary School in Castlewood, S.D. to teach fourth, fifth, and sixth graders about electrical safety. The presentation included a live demonstration of Safety Town, a portable dollhouse style case equipped to show how electricity travels path to ground, and a hands-on Build-a-Boom […]
Go beyond compliance to better protect your employees and business Source: EHS Today / Michael Pardus | Aug 30, 2018 When it comes to chemical exposure protection for employees and downstream users, companies must be compliant with OSHA regulations. In 1970, OSHA created permissible exposure limits (PELs) that remain the rule of law to this day, […]
RockRoadRecycle staff writer Many things affect construction, with new equipment and techniques being developed, but what is becoming more prevalent in virtually all operations is the development of clean air/dust control technology. This takes in many things, including new low emission engines from the likes of Caterpillar, Volvo CE and Deutz (among others) and the […]
Source: EHS Today/September 12, 2018 Authorities are closely monitoring the ongoing hurricane season in the wake of Hurricane Florence. For employers who are obligated to keep their employees safe during working hours, disaster preparedness is critical. What follows is an updated primer on preparing for an emergency; taking action during an emergency; and cleaning up […]
WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has developed a series of compliance assistance resources to help keep workers safe from trenching and excavation hazards. OSHA’s goal is to increase awareness of trenching hazards in construction, educate job creators and workers on safe cave-in prevention solutions, and decrease the […]
The term “time is money” is quite literal in the construction industry. The constant pressure project managers and crews face to meet deadlines and stay within budget often causes safety to fall to the wayside.
Date: This webinar is available on-demand. Originally Broadcast: Wednesday, August 29, 2018 | 2:00 p.m. EDT (GMT -4, New York) Duration: 62 Minutes Event Type: On-Demand Webinar Cost: Free Register Today! Description In March 2018, a new international occupational health and safety (OH&S) standard, ISO 45001, was published. The standard, a result of a […]
by Dave Blanchard Source: EHS Today How exactly does OSHA work? Is the government really out to get every company and to cite every workplace safety violation? What happens when an OSHA inspector shows up at your door? Can you actually beat an OSHA citation? Who better to know — and reveal — the secrets […]
by Ben Dobbs Technical Manager at the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) Lifting gear failure can have dramatic consequences for both those directly affected and those held responsible. To ensure safe practice it is crucial that users are fully aware of issues surrounding Design Working Period (DWP) and maintenance responsibilities.
Source: ehstoday.com / David Sparkman According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the problem of ear-damaging worksite sounds is more widespread than you might think, and both employees and employers are paying the price.
SensorZone is a proximity warning system (PWS) that alerts the operator when personnel are in dangerous proximity to the machine. Many major contractors insist on proximity warning technology on machines working to keep the workplace safe.
In a move to help silica dust-producing operations comply with impending rule changes, a pioneer of industrial dust control is reminding companies that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) respirable crystalline silica (RCS) dust emissions Final Rule [OSHA §1910.1000 Respirable crystalline silica] compliance deadline is June 23, 2018.
by Colleen Suo The challenge was given at an educational session presented by Brian Gareau. Within a week after the session, take one idea and implement it in the workplace; take another and help someone else.
by Bill and Mary Weaver Upon entering the ferrous metal recycling yard at Sadoff Iron and Metal in Fond Du Lac, WI, we were greeted by safety slogans clearly printed on the booms of every material handler and loader in sight.
In light of the recent battery of hurricanes in the southern regions of our nation, RockRoadRecycle.com thought it would be a good time to review the importance of flood preparedness. Even those of us who do not live and work in traditional hurricane zones can benefit from some common sense guidelines to be prepared for […]
Routine inspections in the fall can prevent costly repairs in the future Winter is right around the corner. With the changing seasons comes freeze and thaw cycles, falling pine needles and leaves, organic growth and harsh weather conditions that can wreak havoc on a building or structure’s exterior if not maintained properly.
by Collin Warren and Travis Vance As most employers know, a safety program is critical in nearly all work environments. Indeed, most employers have safety policies and procedures, employee handbooks, or some other form of written program to address safe work practices.