OSHA Releases TOP 10 Violations of 2018 with One Surprise

OSHA Releases TOP 10 Violations of 2018 with One Surprise

As expected, OSHA announced 2018’s Top 10 Violations this past week and the only surprise took the #10 spot. This past year, 1,536 violations citing CFR 29 126.102 were recorded—that’s the standard for Personal Protective & Lifesaving Equipment that focuses on eye...
The Next Group of Chemical Substances for Risk Evaluation Under Toxic Substances Control Act

The Next Group of Chemical Substances for Risk Evaluation Under Toxic Substances Control Act

On September 28, 2018 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) took its first steps in identifying the next group of chemicals for risk evaluation under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).  In this action, the EPA published a document entitled “A Working...
OSHA’s Top 10 Violations of 2018 Will Be Scarier than Halloween Ghosts or Goblins

OSHA’s Top 10 Violations of 2018 Will Be Scarier than Halloween Ghosts or Goblins

It’s October and while most people’s thoughts have turned to cooler temperatures, autumn leaves and pumpkin spice, those of us preoccupied with occupational safety secretly recognize this month as the time of more anticipated topics, such as of the release of OSHA’s...
Ensuring Standards of Practice and Execution Match

Ensuring Standards of Practice and Execution Match

All of our occupational health programs are perfect, right?  We have OSHA Standards to follow, policies written and Standards of Practice (SOPs) in place, and everyone is doing what they are supposed to, right? Or, are they? Be sure to always double and triple check...