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Is Your Company COVID Safe?

Share this Image On Your Site Please include attribution to Berg Compliance Solutions with this graphic. Are You Doing Everything Possible to Make Your Company Safe From COVID-19 Infections & Risks? Most employers don’t realize that in order to make their company safe from COVID, they must develop & manage a comprehensive Infectious Disease Response Plan. Most companies are implementing “bits and pieces” of the plan, like using social distancing and face masks, but there’s much more [...]

By |2020-07-29T15:21:03-05:00July 1st, 2020|Good To Know|Comments Off on Is Your Company COVID Safe?

Preventative Safety Policies and How Your Company Can Benefit 

Worker safety is one of the top priorities for OSHA and other regulators for warehouses and factories. Creating safe spaces is a crucial part of keeping workers safe. Ensuring that air quality is up to OSHA standards, for example, is a large part of any warehouse safety effort. Training is also a large component of keeping workers safe. Not only do workers need a safe environment to work in, but they also need to know what to do in case [...]

By |2020-05-11T22:10:48-05:00May 11th, 2020|Good To Know|Comments Off on Preventative Safety Policies and How Your Company Can Benefit 

The Importance of Training Workers in Safety

It should come as no surprise that safety training for workers in your warehouse or factory is an extremely important topic for OSHA, EPA, and Department of Transportation (DOT) compliance. These regulatory bodies provide training specifications to ensure that your workplace and your workers are in compliance with these safety standards. However, up to 90% of small to medium-sized factory and warehouse companies don’t properly manage their OSHA, EPA, DOT, and state environmental training requirements, which puts them at serious [...]

By |2020-04-28T10:11:48-05:00April 28th, 2020|Good To Know|Comments Off on The Importance of Training Workers in Safety

TCEQ Issues $664,395 In Fines for Environmental Compliance Violations

Many small Texas manufacturers struggle to manage environmental and hazardous materials compliance, which can result in major TCEQ fines and penalties. Every week TCEQ fines small manufacturers for a wide variety of environmental violations including Hazardous Waste Management, Stormwater and Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPP), air emissions including NSR and PBR, as well as Spill Prevention Pollution Plans (SPCC). It can be overwhelming for a small business and our environmental consulting services in Texas can help. Call Us At 512-457-0374 [...]

By |2020-04-28T10:11:45-05:00April 28th, 2020|Good To Know|Comments Off on TCEQ Issues $664,395 In Fines for Environmental Compliance Violations

OSHA Updates Respiratory Protection Enforcement

Given the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, OSHA has updated enforcement guidance regarding their Respiratory Protection Standard. The standard requires that when employers require use of an FFR respirator, such as the N95, employers must provide fit testing for any employee required to to wear the respirator PRIOR to starting use of the respirator. Given the limited/lack of availability of common respirators, including the N95, OSHA is now recommending that employers attempt to find substitute approved respirators, and if successful, they are [...]

By |2020-04-27T14:50:46-05:00April 17th, 2020|Good To Know, OSHA Texas Laws & Regulations, Texas OSHA Compliance|Comments Off on OSHA Updates Respiratory Protection Enforcement

View Our Free Webinar: How To Implement & Manage An Infectious Disease Response Plan

In response to the City of Austin's "Stay Home - Work Safe" order, which includes a requirement for employers who continue to operate during the COVID-19 pandemic to implement and manage an Infectious Disease Response Plan, we hosted two free, well attended webinars this week designed to explain plan requirements and answer questions. Keep in mind that OSHA, CDC and many other state and local agencies have similar requirements and recommendations. We have published the full webinar video presentation on [...]

By |2020-06-29T17:13:35-05:00April 10th, 2020|COVID-19 & Coronavirus, Fed Regulation, Good To Know, Government Regulation, OSHA Texas Laws & Regulations, Safety Training, State & Local Regulation, Texas OSHA Compliance|Comments Off on View Our Free Webinar: How To Implement & Manage An Infectious Disease Response Plan
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