Hazwoper Training: Everything You Need to Know

OSHA Hazwoper Training is an essential certification for individuals working in industries where they may come into contact with hazardous waste operations or emergency response situations. This training equips workers with the necessary knowledge and skills to ensure their safety and the safety of others. In this article, we will explore what OSHA Hazwoper Training […]

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A Confined Space Holiday Safety Wish

by: Safety Scrooge About this time every year I find it more and more difficult to get into the “Holiday Spirit”. Maybe, like you, I work too hard, too long, and commute too far. Maybe we’ve all become hardened by the never ending flow of disturbing local and world news. Did I leave out the […]

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Near Miss vs. an Accident

Everyone knows that working in construction can be dangerous. Most major construction projects involve working in excavations and trenches, working from scaffolds, and using heavy machinery to pour concrete for building walls and foundations. Working in factories and healthcare centers can be just as dangerous. There are countless incidents involving employees being injured on assembly […]

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The 10 Rules of an Effective HazMat First Responder

Accidental releases of industrial products lead to fires, explosions, and death. Famous ones make the news. But in an average year, there are 34,000 hazmat incidents in the US, which makes this a very prevalent hazard across a variety of industries and job sites. More than half are spills of fewer than 10 gallons. The […]

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OSHA Federal Regulations vs. Individual State Plans

Pursuant to Section 18 of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (Federal OSHA), States may administer their own job safety and health programs, or State Plans, if they meet minimum federal requirements. There are 22 states and jurisdictions that administer State Plans covering both public and private sector employees. Five states administer State […]

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New Partnership – United Alliance Services Corporation!

We are very excited to announce that eTraining has partnered with United Alliance Services Corporation to help provide quality online safety training to their customers and students. United Alliance is a full service occupational safety and health training and consulting company providing a range of comprehensive safety solutions on location throughout Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and New […]

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What OSHA Expects for Fire Safety Training (Short Quiz)

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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