Guide to Confined Spaces

A workplace can feature numerous layouts, from open warehouses with aisles of shelves to offices with rows of cubicles. Many feature confined spaces that may make it difficult for workers to navigate. These areas can be extremely dangerous, with hundreds of injuries and deaths happening in confined spaces every year….

Guide to HAZWOPER

Working with hazardous waste creates job site safety issues is workers don’t fully understand what to do. However, training to understand the basics of working around this waste reduces the risks of workplace incidents. Training for a HAZWOPER certificate ensures you meet Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations and…

Guide to Job Site Safety

Preventing hazards on the job site starts with building a safety-focused workplace culture, and education is key for this. Providing training can prevent incidents at work, which reduces downtime and workers’ compensation claims. With a culture of workplace safety, everyone on the job site feels safer, an essential factor for…

Trenching and Excavation Specialist

Construction work can be a dangerous profession. A job site is a hectic place, as different workers perform many tasks at once. People work together and trust each other to get the job done safely and efficiently. Yet, the two most dangerous components of construction work take place early in…

Emergency Action Plan Training

No one goes into work thinking there will be an emergency that day. You and your employees expect to be productive and perform daily tasks like normal. But truthfully, workplace emergencies can occur at any moment. If your business is struck by a natural disaster or dangerous manmade incident, you…

Fall Protection Safety Course

Falls are one of the leading causes of death and injury to construction workers every year. Job sites can be dangerous places. When you work from heights, your chances of sustaining bodily harm increase. That’s why you need to invest the time and resources into taking a fall protection safety…

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…