Why Hire A Safety Consultant?

Your company has a lot on its plate, especially when it comes to environmental, health, and safety (EHS) compliance. You have to keep up with numerous complicated and seemingly ever changing OSHA & EPA and state regulations, all while trying to manage a profitable business. But you don’t have to do it alone. A safety consultant can help you navigate the regulatory minefield and your place within it. What’s more, they’ll likely get it done better and cheaper than you [...]

By |2022-03-21T12:51:14-05:00June 2nd, 2020|OSHA Texas Laws & Regulations, Safety Training, Texas OSHA Compliance|Comments Off on Why Hire A Safety Consultant?

OSHA Enforcement Policy During COVID-19, Coronavirus Pandemic

On Thursday of last week (4/16/2020), OSHA issued a Memo  called “Discretion in Enforcement when Considering an Employer's Good Faith Efforts During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic” The memo is obviously intended to help clarify OSHA’s enforcement stance, but also to remind employers that they cannot put their safety programs on hold during the pandemic. Here’s a quick summary of what you need to know: OSHA is not pausing enforcement during the pandemic. They will continue to conduct inspections, [...]

By |2020-06-29T17:13:04-05:00April 20th, 2020|COVID-19 & Coronavirus, OSHA Texas Laws & Regulations, Texas OSHA Compliance|Comments Off on OSHA Enforcement Policy During COVID-19, Coronavirus Pandemic

Coronavirus OSHA-Occupational Health & Safety Guidance

Update:  With the unfortunate arrival of the Delta variant, workplace COVID-19 planning continues to be very important as we head into the fall of 2021.  Also keep in mind that since we published the blog post below, the Biden administration instructed OSHA to issue new enforcement efforts to hold employers who don't manage workplace infections accountable.  While the majority of Coronavirus related information being disseminated over TV, internet and word of month applies to public health and safety, we wanted [...]

By |2022-03-21T13:02:11-05:00March 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

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 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