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Fire Safety Training – Know What OSHA Expects

You might be focused on fall protection and scaffold safety.  Keeping that welder on the scaffold tethered and safe is a great start, but what about preventing those sparks from igniting those oily rags carelessly left in the combustible trash? Employers have to know about protecting their employees from fire hazards, and OSHA likewise expects […]

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Workplace Fatality Data [Infographic]

We’ve gathered data from numerous sources on workplace fatalities across many different industries and have compiled all of the information into an easy to digest infographic here.  Hopefully, this helps put into perspective the importance of workplace safety training, and it may even show some things you didn’t know! To embed this infographic on your […]

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One PA Company Could Have used Scaffold Safety Training

A recent Lancaster, PA Intelligencer Journal on line article illustrates how companies need to pay attention to scaffold safety training:     “The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration wants to fine a Refton stone contractor $154,000 for allegedly unsafe scaffolding practices.” An OSHA inspector happened to be driving by a Schuykill County construction site and found a whopping eight […]

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Can You Dig It? Ask Your Excavation Competent Person

Undoubtedly not the most pleasant reading for construction contractors, OSHA periodically publishes horror stories of fines for violations of safety rules. Specifically, in its OSHA Regional News Release last January we learned that one Hartford, Conn., construction company was slapped with a whopping $169,000 fine “chiefly for exposing its workers to cave-in hazards while repairing a sewer […]

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Duties of Confined Space Team Members

Continuing our series on confined space hazards, this post will discuss the responsibilities of each team member of a permit required confined space entrance team. No worker should enter a confined space without the proper support team in place. There are 3 main members to a confined space team. 1. Entrant 2. Attendant 3. Supervisor […]

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