Superintendent Site Inspection

The Objective of this course is to cover the OSHA requirements for common exposures on a construction site. Each exposure will be broken down by the equipment type or material. Superintendents should walk sites multiple times a day and needs to be able to spot safety...

Drug and Alcohol- Supervisors DOT

DRUG & ALCOHOL SUPERVISOR TRAINING 49 CFR 382.603 is the applicable regulation requiring supervisors of commercial motor vehicle drivers who operate vehicles that require a commercial driver license to take 60 minutes of training on the symptoms of alcohol abuse...

Safe Work Practices

Safe Work Practices The main goal of safety and health programs is to prevent workplace injuries, illnesses, and deaths, as well as the suffering and financial hardship these events can cause for workers, their families, and employers. The recommended practices use a...

Solvent Safety

Millions of workers are exposed to solvents on a daily basis. Health hazards associated with solvent exposure include toxicity to the nervous system, reproductive damage, liver and kidney damage, respiratory impairment, cancer, and dermatitis. Solvents share many...

Scaffold Builder

Scaffolding, also called scaffold or staging, is a temporary structure used to support a work crew and materials to aid in the construction, maintenance and repair of buildings, bridges and all other man-made structures. Scaffolds are widely used on site to get access...

Security Measures for Vessels, Docks and Facilities

International Ship and Port Facility Security Code (ISPS) Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA) Who do security regulations apply to?33CFR101 applies to all vessels and facilities that impact or travel upon the marine transportation system…including commercial...

Confined Space Entry and Attendant

Confined Space A confined space is a space with limited entry and egress and not suitable for human inhabitants. An example is the interior of a storage tank, occasionally entered by maintenance workers but not intended for human occupancy. Hazards in a confined space...

Powered Industrial Lift Truck Copy

Powered industrial trucks, commonly called forklifts or lift trucks, are used in many industries, primarily to move materials. They can also be used to raise, lower, or remove large objects or a number of smaller objects on pallets or in boxes,...

Back Safety One

Overview This course is designed to help both the employer and the employee understand the benefits of following the General Guidelines of Ergonomic Program Standards. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is proposing an ergonomics program standard to...

Aerial Lifts/Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWP) Safety

Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPS) are a piece of machinery used to provide temporary access to high, hard to reach and otherwise inaccessible areas. MEWPs are used predominately for completing work at height in the construction industry. An aerial lift is any...

Cold Working Weather

It is important for employers to know the wind chill temperature so that they can gauge workers’ exposure risk better and plan how to safely do the work. It is also important to monitor workers’ physical condition during tasks, especially new workers who may not be...

Arc Flashes

A number of OSHA standards are cited in relation to arc flash hazards. The NFPA 70E national consensus standard is a comprehensive standard that contains detailed information on how to protect workers from arc flashes. Employers must consider and adopt NFPA 70E when...

Atmospheric Testing – Confined Space

Atmospheric testing plays an important role in keeping workers safe in the construction industry. Like the OSHA general industry standard, the construction safety standard requires testing the atmosphere to verify that it is safe before anyone enters the confined...

Stress Management

If stress on the job is interfering with your work performance, health, or personal life, it’s time to take action. No matter what you do for a living, what your ambitions are, or how stressful your job is, there are plenty of things you can do to reduce your...

Suspended Scaffold

Suspended Scaffold Spider Basket Scaffolding regulations are noting to mess around with – according to the US Department of Labor, there are an estimated 2.3 million construction workers working on scaffolds throughout the country. Of those workers, 4,500 are injured...

Safety and Health Programs

OSHA has recently updated the Guidelines for Safety and Health Programs it first released 30 years ago, to reflect changes in the economy, workplaces, and evolving safety and health issues. The new Recommended Practices have been well received by a wide variety of...