OSHA Issues Final Rule Changing Electronic Injury Reporting Requirements

OSHA Issues Final Rule Changing Electronic Injury Reporting Requirements

OSHA has issued a final rule changing electronic recordkeeping requirements. Read more to learn the details of the final rule, and the changes that may affect your business.

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Active Shooter Response Training & Workplace Violence Prevention

Active Shooter Response Training & Workplace Violence Prevention

Workplace violence is a growing threat in the United States. Active shooter events are also an increasing threat to businesses, schools and other organizations. Workplace violence preparedness and active shooter response plans can save lives. Does your organization have the right training in place?

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OSHA's New Beryllium Standard Takes Effect

OSHA's New Beryllium Standard Takes Effect

OSHA has issued a final rule to protect workers by limiting their exposure to beryllium and beryllium compounds in an effort to prevent chronic beryllium disease and lung cancer. Beryllium is a recognized health hazard. Learn who is most at risk and when this new rule takes effect.

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New ISO 45001 Standard & ISO 14001:2015 Transition

New ISO 45001 Standard & ISO 14001:2015 Transition

The new ISO 45001 Standard for Occupational Health and Management Systems will assist organizations with improving employee safety, reducing workplace risks and creating overall healthier and safer working conditions. Learn the benefits of becoming certified in ISO 45001 and transitioning to ISO 14001:2015.

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OSHA Raises Penalties for Workplace Violations

OSHA Raises Penalties for Workplace Violations

OSHA has increased the civil penalty amounts for violations of workplace safety and health standards in 2018, raising the rates by two percent from last year. We have included OSHA’s 2018 rates for each type of violation.

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New ISO 45001 Health & Safety Management System Standard

New ISO 45001 Health & Safety Management System Standard

The final vote on the ISO 45001 Health and Safety standard passed at the end of January with 93% in favor of passage. ISO 45001 will replace OHSAS 18001 and is an Integrated Management Standard, aligned with ISOs 9001 & 14001. For more information please contact us.

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Mitigating the Effect of OSHA's Silica Rule

Mitigating the Effect of OSHA's Silica Rule

With 12 months remaining until the enforcement date, a large majority of foundries appear to have made no progress toward compliance – but there is a workable strategy. Learn more in Trent Blake’s article on OSHA's Silica Rule, published in Foundry Management & Technology's Foundry Magazine.

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OSHA Proposed Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) Rule

OSHA Proposed Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) Rule

OSHA’s proposed rule revises outdated, unnecessary, or redundant requirements that govern 18 standards concerning record keeping, general industry, maritime, and construction. The proposed revisions aim to clarify the existing Lockout-Tagout (LOTO) standard and return to the original understanding of the standard.

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OSHA's Final Rule on Reporting Workplace Illness & Injury

OSHA's Final Rule on Reporting Workplace Illness & Injury

OSHA has finalized its new rule on reporting workplace illnesses and injuries. The rule states which organizations must electronically submit injury and illness information from Forms 300, 300A, and 301 to OSHA. The final rule also promotes an employee's right to report injuries and illnesses without fear of retaliation.

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