Compliance and Safety

Posts Tagged ‘occupational safety’

Write for Us: We are now accepting Guest Posts! September 19, 2012 Comments Off

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Free Workplace Safety Signs Stock Photo August 25, 2012 Comments Off

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Nothing serves as a symbol of workplace safety like a warning sign. This selection of warning signs includes warnings for electric hazards, toxic and biohazards, flammable materials, and fire safety warnings. The warning exclamations include ‘WARNING’, ‘DANGER’, and ‘NOTICE’. The signs use bright colors such as orange and dark red to grab attention and display urgency/danger.

Free Occupational Safety Stock Photo Comments Off

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A pile of workplace safety equipment including a yellow hard hat, clear plastic goggles, and durable leather workers gloves. These pieces of equipment are international symbols of occupational safety. In most construction and industrial work environments across the globe, these are the most basic pieces of safety equipment that minimize the possibility of an accident.

New eTool on Powered Industrial Trucks October 8, 2008 Comments Off

Employers who use forklifts in their workplaces have a new resource to help keep their employees safe on the job. The Powered Industrial Trucks (Forklift) eTool is the latest Web-based training tool unveiled by OSHA. This eTool, which identifies forklifts commonly used in general industry, provides a review of potential hazards and a summary of [...]

Contractor Safety Management: How to Protect Yourself from Lawsuits, Injuries, and Legal Liability February 24, 2008 Comments Off

The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) is focusing much of its efforts on multi-employer liability through enforcement actions and citations. But even beyond the OSHA requirements, you need to be concerned about additional potential liability, employee exposure to contractor-created hazards, competency and certification issues with equipment and job performance, and so much more.Some [...]

U.S. Department of Labor’s new OSHA train-the-trainer course focuses on safety and health issues for maritime industry February 12, 2008 Comments Off

OSHA.gov reports:

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Training Institute Education Center will join the West Virginia University National Resource Center to offer a new course designed for members of the maritime industry. The course will be held Feb.18 through 21 at the Drydock Club (Building 1461) located at the Norfolk [...]