Everything You Need to Know About OSHA Scaffold Regulations

osha scaffold regulations

There are various existing and predictable hazards associated with scaffolding, such as worker falls, falling objects and structure instability – therefore, OSHA scaffold regulations need to be enforced to ensure occupational safety and health. In 2020, fall protection was the top cited OSHA violation, and scaffolding was the third-highest number of violations. This shows how […]

The Step by Step Guide to Lock out Tag out Procedure

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An operating machine comes with its own risks and hazards, but it can also compromise occupational safety when it’s off if it stores energy such as electricity, gas, pressurized water or compressed air – so, a lock out tag out procedure is necessary. Lock out tag out procedures control hazardous energy in the workplace when […]

The 6 Steps to an Accident Investigation Process

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You can prevent future incidents if you have a robust accident investigation process. This determines what led to the accident and then strategizes the correct preventative measures to be implemented. In fact, OSHA prefers using the term “incident” rather than “accident” because “accident” implies that the event is random, unavoidable and out of anyone’s control. […]

Everything You Need to Know About OSHA Electrical Safety

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Complying with OSHA electricity safety standards is vital to employee safety. Maximizing your compliance will also ensure that your business will be able to satisfactorily meet any inspection requirements and minimize potential penalties Our experienced team of safety professionals has helped many companies achieve compliance by providing training for various disciplines, holding mock OSHA audits, […]

What Constitutes an OSHA Recordable Incident? 5 Things to Know

Employers who can identify an OSHA recordable incident and record it accordingly are not only covering themselves in the case of inspection but knowing where the problems lie can make them much easier to avoid and fix in the future. While knowing which incidents qualify as a recordable incident, knowing what to record and how […]

What are the Four Major Stages of an OSHA Inspection?

what are the four major stages of an osha inspection

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is a federal agency that regulates safety for the workplace.  One of its responsibilities is to make sure employers abide by occupational health and safety laws and regulations. Their main method of checking for compliance is to conduct an inspection.  Each inspection has distinct stages and a purpose […]