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Avoiding LOTO citations and machine accidents

Model LOTO Training Form for Authorized Employees

It’s not enough to provide LOTO training; you must prove you did.

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US Compliance News: OSHA Offers New Interactive Training Tool

OSHA has unveiled a new interactive training webtool to help small businesses identify and avoid hazards in the manufacturing and construction industries.

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WALKING-WORKING SURFACES: How to Control Fall Hazards

The easiest way to think about this system is to think of A-B-C.

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asphalt company pays 1 million dollars to reinstate wrongfully terminated employees

Asphalt Co. Pays $1M to Reinstate Whistleblowers

Asphalt Specialists Inc. has been found in violation of OSHA’s Surface Transportation Assistance Act with wrongful termination of a foreman and two drivers.

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OSHA Renews Alliance for Ammonia Awareness

OSHA and GCCA will develop outreach materials and provide training related to ammonia and other chemicals, as well as fall protection.

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SafetySmart Compliance Newsletter – September 2014

Demolition and highway work zone safety, carbon monoxide poisoning and slipping hazards, and more in this month’s issue of SafetySmart Compliance.

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Policies and Practices: Ladder Safety Checklist

Use this ladder safety checklist to ensure that ladders in your workplace are in good condition and your workers are setting up and using ladders safely.

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Train your workers about contact stress and ergonomics

Spot the OSHA Violation: Is What You’d Call an Ergonomically Sound Work Practice?

What can the 3 Stooges teach your workers about MSDs?

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Quiz: Which Jobs Are Ergonomically Most Dangerous?

Do you know what the top 15 occupations with the highest MSD rates are?

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Meet the Victims: Lives Destroyed by Workplace MSDs

MSD victims aren’t statistics; they’re flesh and blood people.

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OSHA has argued that safety programs that offer incentives/rewards are inherently flawed. What do you think?

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