REMINDER: 2011 Injury and Illness posting deadline is April 30th

Employers who are required to keep the OSHA Form 300 Injury and Illness log must post OSHA’s Form 300A from Feb. 1 to April 30, 2012 in a common area wherever notices to workers are usually posted. The summary must list the total numbers of job-related injuries and illnesses that occurred in 2011. All establishment [...]

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OSHA seeks applicants for 1.2 million in Safety Training Grants

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration is soliciting applications under the Susan Harwood Training Grant Program to fund training for workers and employers in recognizing workplace hazards and control measures, and understanding their rights and responsibilities. A total of $1.2 million is available to nonprofit, community and faith-based organizations; [...]

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Don’t Lose Your Money from Safety Ignorance!

Don’t Lose Your Money from Safety Ignorance!

OSHA really wants to get their point across that worker safety is a priority and contractors need to make sure they are constantly making it a priority. Back in December of 2011, OSHA proposed more that $127,000 in fines to contractors for violating workplace health and safety hazards. The contractors who do business with TheManStore [...]

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What is Hazardous Chemical Classification?

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What is Hazardous Chemical Classification? Identifies specific hazards when handling or in the area of chemicals or substances Regulations maintained by OSHA, NFPA and EPA Thousands of chemicals and substances must be properly marked Where may Hazardous Chemical Classifications Exist? Facilities that house hazardous chemicals Manufacturing, industrial and medical facilities Maintenance and construction sites Older [...]

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