The 5 Step Checklist to Achieve OSHA Compliance

Our OSHA-Safety Program 5 Step Checklist Welcome and thanks for checking out this blog post. This cheat sheet will outline the 5 basic steps you’ll need to take to achieve OSHA compliance. When you’re ready to start build your OSHA compliance program, keep this guide close by and check each step off as you go. Let’s break them down, shall we? Step 1:  Conduct a Workplace Assessment The first step in building a safety program is to conduct an assessment [...]

By |2022-03-22T15:16:53-05:00March 18th, 2022|Good To Know, OSHA Health & Safety, OSHA Texas Laws & Regulations, Safety Training, Texas OSHA Compliance|Comments Off on The 5 Step Checklist to Achieve OSHA Compliance

OSHA Lockout Tagout Standard Compliance

OSHA Lockout/Tagout - The Control of Hazardous Energy Standard Let’s take a deep dive into one of the most critical, complex and often mismanaged OSHA safety standards: The Control of Hazardous Energy standard, otherwise known as “Lockout/Tagout” or  “LOTO.” The  Standard was developed to help protect workers from the accidental release of stored energy in equipment during maintenance or service operations. A common misconception regarding LOTO is that it only applies to electrical energy.  Not true, it applies to any [...]

By |2021-10-22T12:29:40-05:00October 22nd, 2021|Good To Know, OSHA Health & Safety, OSHA Texas Laws & Regulations, Safety Training, Texas OSHA Compliance|Comments Off on OSHA Lockout Tagout Standard Compliance

The 5 Steps To Building a Strong Safety Culture

How To Build A Strong Safety Culture When we’re contacted by companies wanting help with safety, the conversation often starts with some variation of the following idea: “Our company just doesn’t take safety seriously enough.” “Nobody wears safety glasses or PPE” “Our employees often do dangerous things.” “We just don’t understand the importance of safety” The descriptions vary from person to person and company to company, but the common theme is the same, each is describing a lack of “safety [...]

By |2022-03-21T13:03:55-05:00September 27th, 2021|OSHA Health & Safety, OSHA Texas Laws & Regulations, Safety Training, Texas OSHA Compliance|Comments Off on The 5 Steps To Building a Strong Safety Culture

OSHA Safety Training Requirements

Let's Talk Workplace Safety Training Programs So what exactly are OSHA’s health and safety training requirements? Unfortunately it’s not a simple answer because OSHA’s safety training regulations are actually fairly extensive, but we’ve done our best to summarize the most important points below. Before getting into the details, let’s quickly cover some very common mistakes that companies make when trying to manage safety training which can end up leading to lots of problems like serious injuries and major fines: Only [...]

By |2021-10-13T17:18:18-05:00July 19th, 2021|OSHA Health & Safety, OSHA Texas Laws & Regulations, Safety Training, Texas OSHA Compliance|Comments Off on OSHA Safety Training Requirements

What Does It Mean To Be OSHA Compliant?

Learn everything you need to know about OSHA Compliance & Guidelines in this comprehensive blog post In short, the answer is an emphatic “yes” because companies who fail to do so put their employees at needless and significant risk for serious injuries or even death, not to mention major fines and penalties that can literally run into the $10s or even $100s of thousands of dollars. Being negligent about safety can also put the company and ownership at risk for [...]

By |2022-03-21T13:03:55-05:00July 18th, 2021|Good To Know, OSHA Health & Safety, OSHA Texas Laws & Regulations, Safety Training, Texas OSHA Compliance|Comments Off on What Does It Mean To Be OSHA Compliant?

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