Category: June 2020 Newsletter

Coming to a Screen Near You, FREE Webinars

Webinar #1: ANSI/ASSP Z.490.2-2019 Accepted Practices for E-Learning in Safety, Health and Environmental Training Let’s face it… times have changed in the Post-COVID-19 workplace, especially when it comes to safe and effective EHS training. At least for the foreseeable future, we can no longer fill a training room with 25…

Decision Re-opens Definition of ‘Repeat’

An OSHA appeal of a 2018 decision making repeat citations tougher for the agency to prove has been rejected as moot by a federal appeals court, giving the agency at least a partial victory. The appeals court remanded the case to the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission, suggesting it…

Coronavirus Prompts Companies to Develop New Protective Tech

From vibrating wristbands and smart phone apps for social distancing to devices that warn users when they’re about to touch their face, companies are coming up with ways to mitigate exposure to the coronavirus. Big companies like Ford as well as smaller software and tech companies are developing new technology…

First HAZWOPER Train-the-Trainer Course for 2020

Anyone involved in environmental clean-up or HAZMAT emergency response will benefit from this intensive, week-long Train-the-Trainer Course held in Houston, Texas from September 21st through the 25th. In addition to covering the various elements of the HAZWOPER standard, you will experience hands-on, practical simulations to meet the experiential requirements of…

Distancing Alerts and Contact Tracing by Pervidi

If you are managing a construction site, industrial site, manufacturing facility, oil rig, mine, food processing plant, warehouse, or any other facility that employs multiple workers – Pervidi’s Physical Distancing Alerts and Contact Tracing App is a superb tool to improve work practices and mitigate risks. Pervidi Workplace Physical Distancing…

Not Back to ‘Normal’ Yet: 10 steps to Re-open Businesses Safely

As employees return back to their jobs after the coronavirus lockdowns, a coalition headed by the National Safety Council recommends employers take 10 essential actions to keep workers safe. The Safe Actions For Employee Returns (SAFER) task force identified 10 actions employers must consider and released playbooks offering in-depth recommendations…

What COVID-19 Taught Us: Safety!

Free Zoom Webinar Live June 25th 1:00 – 2:00 pm (EST) “WHAT COVID-19 TAUGHT US: NEW STANDARDS FOR NAVIGATING WORKPLACE SAFETY” The main topics discussed will help attendees: OSHA’s Position on Infectious Disease Control in the Workplace Implementing and Enforcing COVID-19 Best Practices How to build/restructure your safety incentive program…