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Risky ladder climbing catches OSHA’s eye

Throughout 2014, ISHN will report in each issue on one of the 12 most frequently cited OSHA standards, for fiscal year 2013, ending September 30, 2013.
August 1, 2014
OSHA’s standard on ladder safety – 1926.1053 – was one of the top ten most frequently cited standards violations in fiscal year 2013


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Respiratory protection FAQs: OSHA answers common compliance questions

August 1, 2014
According to OSHA, an estimated five million workers are required to wear respirators in 1.3 million workplaces throughout the U.S.


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OSHA's HazCom Version 2.0: All about new safety data sheets, labeling changes and classifying hazardous materials

August 1, 2014
During the next several months, even next several years, facility mangers of manufacturing locations will become increasingly aware of major changes in the ways certain chemicals


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The mishaps are many: Here’s how to ensure safe forklift operation

August 1, 2014
Every year nearly 100 workers are killed and 20,000 are seriously injured in forklift mishaps (Bureau of Labor Statistics 1997, 1998).


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In wake of deadly W. Va. metal dust explosion, CSB renews call for combustible dust standard

“The time is now for OSHA to take action to prevent these tragic accidents”
July 18, 2014

A final report from the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) about the December 9, 2010 combustible dust explosion at the AL Solutions metal recycling facility in New Cumberland, West Virginia comes with a familiar recommendation: that OSHA promulgate a general industry combustible dust standard.


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NBC news interview with OSHA boss Dr. David Michaels

July 17, 2014

It’s not often the OSHA chief is interviewed by one of the Big 3 TV Networks. But that’s what happened recently when NBC’sSeth Freed Wessler interviewed OSHA boss Dr. David Michaels.


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Lack of training a common OSHA penalty

June 2, 2014
OSHA stated in 1998 that “many standards promulgated by OSHA explicitly require the employer to train employees in the safety and health aspects of their jobs.


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Experiences of an OSHA industrial hygienist

June 2, 2014
During my career in OSHA I have had the opportunity to inspect many workplaces in many different industries. There are several lessons I want to share. First and foremost, to comply with OSHA regulations, you must read the regulation to ensure that you are complying with all requirements.


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Does your training meet new 29 CFR Parts 1910 & 1926 requirements?

June 2, 2014
The answer to this question depends on whether or not you previously complied with the training and documentation requirements of any or all of the following:


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Managing safety data sheets during GHS transition

June 2, 2014
If an employee were to be injured today by a hazardous chemical in your facility, how confident are you that the employee (or anyone) could locate the safety data sheet in a reasonable amount of time?


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Eeny, meeny, miny, moe: Picking the Proper Respirator

10/8/13
Online
Contact: Adam Thomas

Available On Demand Picking the proper respirator for the right situation can be tricky. Attend this webinar to gain knowledge of OSHA regulations to avoid fines, resources to reference when selecting a respirator, key considerations for specific applications, and key differences between repirator types.

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