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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 |2021-09-22T13:41:06-05:00July 19th, 2021|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 Is Managing Workplace Safety Really That Important? 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 [...]

By |2021-09-27T12:13:03-05:00July 18th, 2021|Good To Know, OSHA Texas Laws & Regulations, Safety Training, Texas OSHA Compliance|Comments Off on What Does It Mean To Be OSHA Compliant?

What is Hazard Communication?

Learn All About OSHA's Hazcom Standard There’s no way around it, employees must be made aware of the dangers associated with any potentially hazardous chemicals in their place of work. Hazard Communication, or HazCom for short, is a set of processes that employees must follow when working with chemicals. Because of the number of health and physical hazards that these workers face, special procedures need to be laid out. Here’s everything you need to know about hazard communication, regulations, and [...]

By |2021-09-22T13:43:19-05:00April 30th, 2021|Good To Know|Comments Off on What is Hazard Communication?

 NOT ALL EHS CONSULTING COMPANIES ARE THE SAME

If you found our website on-line,  there’s a pretty good chance that you own or work for a small business who is looking for help with environmental, health and safety compliance issues, and are researching options, which probably includes considering help from an EHS consulting company. If that’s the case, then stick around for a few minutes because that’s what this blog post is all about. My name is Russell Carr, and I’m the founder and president of our [...]

How To Start A Workplace Safety Program

Since posting this blog post about how to build a safety program from scratch earlier this year, we noticed that it's one of our website's top 10 viewed pages.   Given the importance and popularity of the subject, we have created a NEW FREE WHITE PAPER on the subject and this short video which describes it.  Check out the video and download the white paper below: CLICK BELOW TO GET THE FREE WHITE PAPER NOW How To Build [...]

By |2021-09-27T12:41:46-05:00July 18th, 2018|Good To Know, OSHA Texas Laws & Regulations, Safety Training, Texas OSHA Compliance|Comments Off on How To Start A Workplace Safety Program

Effective OSHA Inspection Management

Many high hazard industries such as manufacturing and construction, especially small ones, are unaware of the potential risks related to OSHA fines and penalties. For example, did you know that OSHA increased fines by 78% on 8/1/16? These increases raised the maximum fines for “Serious” Violations (the most common type) from $7,000 to $12,476, and “Willful” and “Repeats” from $70.000 to $124,709 each.  Non compliant companies routinely receive fines that can run into the $tens or even $hundreds of thousands of [...]

By |2021-09-22T13:40:46-05:00October 10th, 2017|OSHA Texas Laws & Regulations, Safety Training, Texas OSHA Compliance|Comments Off on Effective OSHA Inspection Management
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