OSHA Drone Inspections: What They Mean for You

OSHA compliance can have a major impact on 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 [...]

By |2022-03-21T12:50:52-05:00March 16th, 2020|Good To Know|Comments Off on OSHA Drone Inspections: What They Mean for You

How To Create A Safety Committee

Safety Committees Safety committees are a key component to "self managing" OSHA compliance, not only at big companies, but for small companies too. They provide a forum where employees and management can address company health and safety concerns  in a supportive environment and where tasks and responsibilities can be assigned and managed. Many companies make the mistake of hiring a safety manager and expecting that they will handle everything alone, which is a recipe for failure. Safety committees help solve [...]

By |2021-07-26T13:37:17-05:00March 11th, 2020|Good To Know, OSHA Texas Laws & Regulations, Safety Training, Texas OSHA Compliance|Comments Off on How To Create A Safety Committee

Our New Nationwide EHS Compliance Service For Small Companies

If you're like most people who visit our website, you probably work for a small company who is struggling to manage OSHA and environmental compliance issues. You wear many hats with many responsibilities and aren't an EHS compliance expert, with little time or energy leftover for safety. To complicate matters, you may have already discovered that building an OSHA compliance program isn’t exactly easy, with all of the complicated rules and regulations. If this sounds familiar, then don’t feel [...]

By |2020-04-27T15:15:46-05:00March 2nd, 2020|Good To Know|Comments Off on Our New Nationwide EHS Compliance Service For Small Companies

Our 2020 Health & Safety Compliance & Risk Seminar

In conjunction with Austin Regional Manufacturers Association, we are announcing our 5th annual environmental, health and safety compliance and risk seminar.  We are now splitting the seminar into 2 events, one focused on health and safety and the other on environmental and hazardous materials compliance. Find details and a registration link for the OSHA health and safety compliance risk seminar below: Agenda for Health & Safety Compliance & Risk Seminar Date: Tuesday March 10th, 2020 Time: 8am – 2:30 [...]

By |2020-03-02T09:17:44-05:00February 25th, 2020|Good To Know, OSHA Texas Laws & Regulations, Safety Training, Texas OSHA Compliance|Comments Off on Our 2020 Health & Safety Compliance & Risk Seminar

Our Mock OSHA Inspection Service Explained

We routinely hear from companies who are struggling to determine which OSHA health and safety regulations apply to their company, let alone how to achieve OSHA compliance. These people have all kinds of reasons for needing to know, from wanting to provide a safe workplace for their employees, to fear of OSHA inspections, recent injury problems, or even customer requirements. Regardless of the reasons, we offer a fantastic mock OSHA services called a Compliance Risk Assessment. Here's what [...]

By |2022-03-21T12:50:52-05:00February 24th, 2020|Good To Know|Comments Off on Our Mock OSHA Inspection Service Explained

The Four Most-Overlooked Forklift Safety Hazards

In the manufacturing industry, most of us are familiar with forklifts and forklift safety. Anyone who operates a forklift must be trained on operating it safely for both themselves and anyone else in the vicinity. Since forklifts are asked to perform a wide range of crucial tasks for many manufacturers, OSHA has many rules, regulations, and certifications surrounding them, including the hard and fast rule that no one under 18 can operate one. It's vital for companies to understand and [...]

By |2022-03-21T12:50:50-05:00February 21st, 2020|Good To Know|Comments Off on The Four Most-Overlooked Forklift Safety Hazards