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...

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...

Rigger Training

Rigging is the equipment such as wire rope, turnbuckles, clevis, jacks used with cranes and other lifting equipment in material handling and structure relocation. Rigging systems commonly include shackles, master links and slings, and lifting bags in...

Mobile Equipment Safety

This course is designed to help you prevent deaths and injuries to workers while working with mobile equipment. This course will cover the following: 1910.178 Powered Industrial Trucks 1926 Subpart O Motor Vehicles, Mechanized Equipment1926 Subpart W Rollover...

Grinder Safety

Grinders use powered rotating attachments to work metal and other materials. Bench grinders are mounted to a bench or tabletop while pedestal grinders are mounted to the floor on a pedestal. With an abrasive, wire brush, or buffing wheel attachment, grinders sharpen...

OSHA Inspections

OSHA is committed to strong, fair, and effective enforcement of safety and healthrequirements in the workplace. OSHA inspectors, called compliance safety and healthofficers, are experienced, well-trained industrial hygienists and safety professionals whosegoal is to...

Abrasive Blasting

Abrasive blasting may have several hazards associated with it at any given time. Abrasive blasting is more commonly known as sandblasting since silica sand has been a commonly used material as the abrasive, although not the only one always used. Abrasive blasting...

Chain Saw Safety

Operating a chain saw is inherently hazardous. Potential injuries can be minimized by using proper personal protective equipment and safe operating procedures. Learning chainsaw safety can save your life. Chainsaw safety should always be at the top of your...

Crane Safety

Cranes and Crane Safety Awareness The purpose of this class is to provide you with an overall foundation of knowledge pertaining to Cranes and Crane Safety. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to identify types of cranes, the regulations associated...

Hexavalent Chromium 6 or (IV)

Hexavalent chromium [Cr(VI)] is one of the valence states (+6) of the element chromium. It is usually produced by an industrial process. Cr(VI) is known to cause cancer. In addition, it targets the respiratory system, kidneys, liver, skin and eyes. Chromium metal is...

Flammable Liquids Storage and Handling

Since the advent of the industrial revolution, the use of non-water-based chemicals has increased dramatically. Exposure to the hazards associated with these chemicals has also increased. One potential hazard is flammability. To prevent fires, hazardous...

Behavioral Based Safety Training

Behavior-based safety (BBS) is the “application of science of behavior change to real world safety problems” or “A process that creates a safety partnership between management and employees that continually focuses people’s attentions and...
Active Shooter

Active Shooter

An active shooter is an individual actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill people in a confined and populated area. In most cases, active shooters use firearms and there is no pattern or method to their selection of victims. Active shooter situations are...

Fall Protection Awareness

Falls are among the most common causes of serious work related injuries and deaths. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires employers to prevent workers from falling from overhead platforms, elevated work stations or into holes in the floors...