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Texas Environmental, Health & Safety Audit Privilege Act Webinar

  If you’re a Texas manufacturer, it doesn’t matter if you’re big or if you’re small; there’s a long list of environmental regulations that you have to comply with. In case you’re not aware of what I’m talking about, I’ll list off some of the more common ones that apply to most manufacturers: Storm water Air emissions Hazardous waste management And the list goes on and on… To complicate matters, these regulations are difficult to comply with. Having customized, written [...]

By |2020-04-27T14:20:58-05:00March 19th, 2020|Good To Know|Comments Off on Texas Environmental, Health & Safety Audit Privilege Act Webinar

Employers Must Track & Report Work Related Covid-19 Infections on OSHA 300 Logs

OSHA has issued updated guidance requiring employers to track and record coronavirus/Covid-19 infections as a recordable illness on their OSHA 300 logs if the infection occurred as a result of work related activities and: COVID-19 diagnosis confirmed Exposure meets "work related" definition Meets 1 or more recordable illness criteria See More Here  

By |2020-05-27T12:19:54-05:00March 19th, 2020|Good To Know, OSHA Texas Laws & Regulations, Safety Training, Texas OSHA Compliance|Comments Off on Employers Must Track & Report Work Related Covid-19 Infections on OSHA 300 Logs

Coronavirus OSHA-Occupational Health & Safety Guidance

While the majority of Coronavirus related information being disseminated over TV, internet and word of month applies to public health and safety, we wanted to do our best to distill it down to how it applies to occupational health and safety, which is what employers really need to be aware of.  In the US, OSHA and CDC (Center for Disease Control) are the primary agencies offering occupational guidance for employers and businesses. Knowing this information and following available guidance will [...]

By |2020-05-27T12:20:33-05:00March 17th, 2020|Good To Know, Government Regulation, OSHA Texas Laws & Regulations, Safety Training, Texas OSHA Compliance|Comments Off on Coronavirus OSHA-Occupational Health & Safety Guidance

Our New Site Visit Procedures To Control Coronavirus Spread

Given the current Coronavirus situation, Berg Compliance Solutions (“BCS”) has implemented the following procedures to be followed by our consultants during site visits to conduct safety inspections and provide training and related services. These procedures are designed to help prevent the risk of Coronavirus spread from BCS consultant to client employees, and vice versa, and ultimately to assure our clients that BCS is committed to taking all necessary precautions to help prevent the spread of this new virus. During site [...]

By |2020-05-27T12:20:17-05:00March 16th, 2020|Good To Know, Government Regulation, OSHA Texas Laws & Regulations, Safety Training, Texas Environmental Regulations, Texas Hazardous Materials Regulations|Comments Off on Our New Site Visit Procedures To Control Coronavirus Spread

OSHA Drone Inspections: What They Mean for You

OSHA compliance is big business for small businesses. Incurring a $30,000 fine can shut down production and ruin any stability your business could have been providing for workers and clients. OSHA remains mostly consistent in their inspection methods and their penalties. However, a recent shift to using drones to inspect workspaces means companies have to adjust to ensure they show they comply effectively. In May 2018, OSHA issued a memorandum mandating the use of drones to inspect workplaces under specific [...]

By |2020-04-27T15:12:25-05:00March 16th, 2020|Good To Know|Comments Off on OSHA Drone Inspections: What They Mean for You

How To Create A Safety Committee

Safety Committees In our experience safety committees are key to "self managing" safety, not only at big companies, but for small companies  well. We have helped many of our small clients create and manage safety committees and have put together this brief set of bullet point considerations to help ensure a successful safety committee and potential pitfalls as well. Keys to a successful Safety Committee: Must have management commitment Should have a scope or charter to identify what the committee [...]

By |2020-05-06T10:21:56-05:00March 11th, 2020|Good To Know, OSHA Texas Laws & Regulations, Safety Training, Texas OSHA Compliance|Comments Off on How To Create A Safety Committee
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