The Trump Administration’s Anti-Regulation Rhetoric Is Putting American Workers & The Environment At Risk

How The Trump Administrations Anti-Regulation Message Will Hurt American Workers, Local Communities & The Environment   The Trump Administration's anti-regulation rhetoric, combined with recent environmental, health and safety roll backs, is likely creating a “perception problem” among some business leaders that these regulations are no longer relevant or important. For example, I’ve heard several of our customers joke or comment about this issue in recent months. The common theme being, “Now that Trump’s in office, we don’t need to worry about [...]

By |2020-06-02T11:46:21-05:00March 8th, 2017|Fed Regulation, Government Regulation, OSHA Texas Laws & Regulations, State & Local Regulation, Texas Hazardous Materials Regulations, Texas OSHA Compliance|Comments Off on The Trump Administration’s Anti-Regulation Rhetoric Is Putting American Workers & The Environment At Risk

Will The Trump Administration’s Regulatory Reform Agenda Include Roll-Back of EHS Regulations That Impact Industry and Small Businesses?

Update:  As it turns out, the Trump administration had minimal overall impact on environmental, health and safety compliance issues as they pertain to most businesses. There's no doubt that the administration did negatively impact the environment by rolling back Obama era protections, and pulling back from the Paris accords, but these moves didn't directly impact US business. On the OSHA front, Trump probably recognized that his blue collar base of support wouldn't appreciate damaging safety protections, so we saw little [...]

By |2021-08-05T10:29:18-05:00January 8th, 2017|Fed Regulation, Good To Know, Government Regulation, OSHA Texas Laws & Regulations, State & Local Regulation, Texas Environmental Regulations, Texas OSHA Compliance|Comments Off on Will The Trump Administration’s Regulatory Reform Agenda Include Roll-Back of EHS Regulations That Impact Industry and Small Businesses?

New OSHA Reporting & Record Keeping Requirements

Update:  These OSHA 300 log electronic reporting requirements that went into effect in 2016 are ongoing. Before reading below, checkout this quick video from OSHA which summarizes why the rule changes are happening and what you can expect. In May, OSHA published the final rule revising their 1904 regulations.  These regulations cover reporting, recording, and recordkeeping of work-related injuries and illnesses.   The biggest change implements an electronic reporting component for all Construction (NAICS starting with 23) and Manufacturing (NAICS starting [...]

By |2022-03-21T12:52:51-05:00December 29th, 2016|OSHA Texas Laws & Regulations, Texas OSHA Compliance|Comments Off on New OSHA Reporting & Record Keeping Requirements

What Happens After An OSHA Inspection?

This blog post is Part 2 of our “How To Manage an OSHA Inspection” series and discusses what to expect in the aftermath of the inspection. Part 1 discussed how to properly manage an OSHA inspection from when the inspector arrives at the front door, through to completion of the closing conference, and everything in between.  If you missed it, check it out HERE. Part 2 will discuss what to expect after the inspection, how to correct identified violations [...]

By |2022-03-21T12:51:14-05:00November 27th, 2016|OSHA Texas Laws & Regulations, Safety Training, Texas OSHA Compliance|Comments Off on What Happens After An OSHA Inspection?

How To Prepare for an OSHA Inspection

Learn all about the OSHA inspection process and how to manage it in the comprehensive blog post   It's the call that every small business owner and manager dreads, "OSHA is in the lobby."  If that happens, you need to be prepared because an OSHA inspection can be incredibly disruptive, stressful and expensive for you and your staff if you're not ready. This blog post is designed to help you do exactly that, so read on.... The content of this [...]

By |2022-03-21T12:51:14-05:00October 18th, 2016|OSHA Texas Laws & Regulations, Texas OSHA Compliance|Comments Off on How To Prepare for an OSHA Inspection

Outsourced EHS Compliance Services Texas

For a low fixed monthly fee, we can get your Texas company OSHA and environmentally compliant, and all for about 75% less than the cost of hiring a full time safety manager. What does our outsourced EHS compliance service include? Our service begins with a comprehensive “mock OSHA audit” where we walk your entire facility and review all of your written programs, employee training records and OSHA record keeping requirements. We’ll then return 2 weeks later with a comprehensive report itemizing and [...]

By |2019-02-20T12:08:35-05:00October 7th, 2016|Texas OSHA Compliance|Comments Off on Outsourced EHS Compliance Services Texas