Illness Injury Prevention Program
OSHA I2P2 rule and the elements of an OHS management system, including hazard assessment, selection of safety controls, performance measurement, incident investigation, accident and near miss reporting, auditing, corrective action and reporting to management. Our editors have “cherry picked” the best resources – to access them, click here.
OSHA hasn’t had much to say about the Injury Illness Prevention Plan (I2P2) in recent months. But if you thought that I2P2 was going away, think again. Last week, OSHA issued a White Paper signalling that I2P2 remains very much at the top of its agenda.
Although it’s not a Hallmark Hall of Famer, NAOSH Week IS an opportunity to make hay with your safety program. Here’s how.
The words “safety culture” gets bandied about a lot. What exactly is safety culture? And what impact does it have on a company’s liability risks?
You can use this briefing to relate the importance of safety culture to your own CEO or CFO more effectively.
A new OSHA case shows how supposedly voluntary standards may become mandatory.
April 23, 2012 – ANSI, NFPA and other voluntary organization standards (which I’ll refer to as “ANSI standards unless the context requires otherwise) look a lot like laws. They even cover the same issues OSHA standards. Clearly, though, there are significant differences between an OSHA and …
Using fatigue management systems to limit workplace injury risk
Having a written policy stating the organization’s commitment to managing fatigue risks is key. Here’s a Model Fatigue Management Policy you can adapt for your own organization
How to Minimize Liability Risks When Rejecting Committee Recommendations; How safety committee recommendations that aren’t adopted can become a smoking gun and how to ensure they don’t lead to “willful” violations
It’s a nightmare scenario. Your company’s safety committee (or outside consultant) recommends that you implement an elaborate system to ensure automatic shutdown of machines that your company can’t afford—and doesn’t reasonably believe it needs.