April 2019 Newsletter

DOT HAZMAT Specialist

Daily, there are more than 800,000 hazmat shipments made across the United States! It’s no surprise that with such a large amount of shipments comes a burdensome list of DOT regulations to follow. If you are involved in the transportation of hazardous materials and need to know how to apply…

Update training on OSHA’s new fall protection rules

Focus on walking surfaces and fixed ladders Experienced employers — from industrial safety managers to construction supervisors — keep a close eye on measures for worker fall protection. Failures in this category have led OSHA’s annual list of top 10 most-cited violations for most of the past decade. Falling from…

Complying with OSHA’s Updated Walking-Working Surfaces Rule

Late last year, OSHA published new standards for walking-working surfaces and fall protection in general industry workplaces. The updated standards represent the first significant changes to the rules since OSHA first developed standards over 45 years ago. The agency’s stated goal was to “prevent and reduce workplace slips, trips, and…