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What is an OSHA Inspection?

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has every right to inspect your workplace, impose penalties, and record violations of governmental safety regulations. What gives them the right to do this? OSHA is a government agency that is responsible for enforcing workplace health and safety regulations . However, there’s simply no way that they could inspect every workplace. Relevant questions to ask are: What triggers an OSHA inspection or what are the different types of OSHA inspections? Types of inspections [...]

By |2021-09-09T14:37:10-05:00December 3rd, 2020|Good To Know|Comments Off on What is an OSHA Inspection?

Workplace COVID-19 Risk Exposures

Updated September 2021:  As the Delta variant continues to spread and account for the vast majority of new infections, and new variants continue to emerge, workplace COVID-19 infections will unfortunately continue to be a threat for the foreseeable future.  The exposure risks below continue to be valid and are a reminder of the importance of implementing and managing workplace exposure controls. How At Risk Are Your Workers? As the country opens back up and workers return to their jobs, it’s [...]

By |2021-09-09T13:16:58-05:00October 25th, 2020|COVID-19 & Coronavirus, OSHA Texas Laws & Regulations|Comments Off on Workplace COVID-19 Risk Exposures

Is Your Texas Hazardous Waste Disposal Company Putting You At Risk?

Introduction: Is your hazardous waste disposal vendor putting your company at risk by failing to understand and advise you on EPA and TCEQ hazardous waste generator compliance regulations? We were recently contacted by 2 Texas companies who got into trouble with TCEQ and EPA for hazardous waste violations that were actually caused by their hazardous waste disposal company. These cases inspired me to write this blog post which is designed to explain how this can happen, what simple step [...]

By |2020-08-10T16:24:00-05:00August 10th, 2020|Hazardous Waste Management, Texas Environmental Regulations|Comments Off on Is Your Texas Hazardous Waste Disposal Company Putting You At Risk?

Is Your Company COVID Safe?

Given the recent spike in COVID-19 infections across the country, we decided to re-post this vital infographic we created to illustrate the key aspects of an Infections Disease Response Plan. The plan contains combined guidance from both OSHA and CDC and is designed to help employers control workplace COVID-19 infections. You can find more related information and guidance below the infographic. Share this Image On Your Site Please include attribution to Berg Compliance Solutions with this graphic. [...]

By |2020-11-10T16:33:55-05:00July 1st, 2020|Good To Know|Comments Off on Is Your Company COVID Safe?

Handling Complaints Related to COVID-19

Fear of the novel coronavirus has been spreading throughout every corner of the world for the past few months, including the workplace. Because essential businesses have remained open, and others are partially reopening around the country, employers have seen a significant increase in reported concerns. So, how can you respond to these complaints, and what can you do to prepare yourself? First of all, you should know that a worker complaint to OSHA regarding COVID-19 does not mean that you [...]

By |2021-08-01T15:25:23-05:00June 26th, 2020|COVID-19 & Coronavirus|Comments Off on Handling Complaints Related to COVID-19

Berg Helps Capital Metro Protect Employees From COVID-19

Using Berg’s new COVID-19 service offerings, Capital Metro carefully manages complex guidance from OSHA, CDC and City of Austin to reduce COVID-19 exposure and infection AUSTIN—June 23, 2020— Berg Compliance Solutions, experts in helping businesses ensure environmental, health and safety regulatory compliance, today announced that Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority (CapMetro), the Austin public transportation provider, has leveraged Berg’s new COVID-19 Assessment and Control Plan Services to carefully manage guidance from OSHA, CDC and City of Austin regarding COVID-19. Working with [...]

By |2020-06-29T17:10:56-05:00June 24th, 2020|COVID-19 & Coronavirus|Comments Off on Berg Helps Capital Metro Protect Employees From COVID-19
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