The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is amending its December 8, 2016, final rule, "Minimum Training Requirements for Entry-Level Commercial Motor Vehicle Operators" (ELDT final rule), by extending the compliance date for the rule from February 7, 2020, to February 7, 2022. The agency says it needs additional time to complete development of the Training Provider Registry (TPR).
Although it seems to make perfect, intuitive sense that people would get hurt when they are doing the most dangerous things, that isn’t what actually happens to more than 95 percent of us. So, what does this mean in terms of the old risk assessment matrix?
BCSP has expanded the eligibility requirements for the Safety Trained Supervisor® (STS®) and Safety Trained Supervisor Construction® (STSC®) certifications.
Beginning today, the STS and STSC requirements will include education, training, and apprenticeships as alternatives to the certifications' experience requirements.
One sweeping glance across the Seattle skyline is enough to see that something is happening in the area. If a region’s tower crane count is any indication of economic growth, then companies should pay attention to the Pacific Northwest.
To help service members perform better in the field, military training emphasizes the importance of certain traits associated with traditional masculinity, including suppression of emotion and self-reliance. But when veterans return home, strict adherence to these traits can become detrimental, leading to more severe post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms and making it more difficult to treat, according to research published by the American Psychological Association (APA).
Jay joins Michael & Joe, expanding Owen Santarella Environmental Training Group's expertise and course offerings
January 28, 2020
The Team is back together again! Jay has worked with Michael and Joe to provide the highest quality environmental training for almost 30 years. Jay, Michael and Joe have conducted hundreds of EH&S training sessions starting at Government Institutes and then continuing at ABS Consulting, Aarcher Institute and EPA Alliance.
The agency cited owner Shawn Purvis of Purvis Home Improvement Company, Inc. for 17 willful and serious safety violations, including failure to provide fall protection training and exposure to electrocution. Portland, Maine's grand jury also indicted Purvis on April 5, 2019 for manslaughter and workplace manslaughter. If convicted, he will face an additional $50,000 fine and 30 years in prison.
The Certified Safety Professional (CSP) examCORE provides six months of access to leading-edge training modules designed to help prospective certificants succeed at the BCSP CSP examination. With over 20 hours of video training in many subject areas, and learning exercises built to help program users retain and remember safety and health fundamentals necessary for the CSP exam.
Workplace accidents are, unfortunately, a frequent occurrence. An employee is hurt on the job every seven seconds, according to one study, around 4.6 million people each year.
Some common injuries include soreness, sprains and lacerations, mainly due to overexertion, slips, falls and trips. Nevertheless, reducing injuries and fatalities is a priority for many industries.
If you are new to human and organizational performance (HOP) or are looking to strengthen your knowledge of the foundational principles of HOP, this is the course for you. Human performance – your people – introduce uncertainty into work.