Training requirement violations occur in nearly every standard included in OSHA’s top 10 violations list, including fall protection, respiratory protection, lockout-tagout, machine guarding and electrical safety.
More than 1.4 million workers were covered by visits in 2015
May 5, 2016
OSHA’s Safety & Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) grants small businesses that maintain exemplary injury and illness prevention programs an exemption from OSHA programmed inspections for up to two years.
The Kimtech Pure A5 Sterile Elasticized Hood from Kimberly-Clark Professional helps prevent gaps in respirator coverage by offering an uninterrupted seal and customized fit for anyone wearing a full-face respirator.
When engineering control measures aren’t possible or sufficient to reduce exposure to harmful contaminants such as dusts, fogs, fumes, mists, gases, smokes, sprays, or vapors, OSHA requires – through its 1910.134 standard1 – that workers be provided with respiratory protection.
In addition to protecting against inhalation of harmful airborne particles, sample units from four models of N95 filtering-facepiece respirators (FFRs) were found to be resistant to fluid penetration by synthetic blood in laboratory tests by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and an independent testing laboratory.