Certified Safety Manager: Construction (CSMC)

Construction Safety Managers must handle many tasks related to construction projects. They plan and coordinate aspects of safety related to all building and worksite activities, so projects get done safely and effectively. They’re also in charge of complying with building codes, safety regulations and environmental requirements. A construction safety manager…

Hazard Communication Specialist Course

OSHA issued 3,624 hazard communication standard citations in FY 2019, costing American companies $4,682,380. Over 43 million workers are exposed to hazardous chemicals at work, and they have the right to know what those chemicals are and their dangers. To prevent your workplace from violations and injury lawsuits, you must understand the many nuances…

Who’s getting hammered by six-figure fines now?

Don’t be surprised to see an uptick in six-figure fines for violations like failure to:  • manage hazardous waste according to Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) guidelines • submit chemical premanufacture notices, and • prevent storage tank leaks of air toxics and volatile organic compounds. Now that supplemental environmental projects (SEPs) are…

Hazardous Waste Management

Industries in the United States produce enormous quantities of hazardous waste every year. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in 2017, over 25,000 active large-quantity waste generators created 35.1 million tons of hazardous waste. And small-quantity generators added even more. Facilities should train employees in hazardous waste management annually to prevent…

Workplace Violence Prevention Training

Managing workplace violence is increasingly essential, since assaults at work are on the rise. In 2011, the U.S. saw 11,690 non-fatal incidents, and by 2018, the annual injuries had almost doubled, totaling 20,790. Employees and customers, violent patients and crime can all contribute to violence in the workplace. Violence in the…

Job Hazard Analysis

On average, more than 100 workers died on the job every week in 2018. To prevent deaths, injuries and illnesses in your workplace, you first have to know what hazards pose those threats. That’s where a Job Hazard Analysis, also called a Job Safety Analysis, comes in. At the most fundamental level,…