Don’t put your safety initiatives aside just because OSHA Rules are on hold

Even though some OSHA Rules are on hold, many experts believe they will still move forward just as they are. We've seen a variety of rollbacks and delays to rescind OSHA rules but this doesn't mean you should not progress your work safety initiatives. We have always seen such delays when it comes to safety … Continue reading Don’t put your safety initiatives aside just because OSHA Rules are on hold

Keeping Your Garden Center Safe – Avoiding Work Related Accidents & Costly Fines

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has specific safety standards for garden centers which help keep your employees safe. They perform random inspections and the last thing you want, is to not be ready or compliant when they do. Fines can be very expensive, starting from $12,000 and upwards of $126,000.  The can actually … Continue reading Keeping Your Garden Center Safe – Avoiding Work Related Accidents & Costly Fines

OSHA Electronic Injury Reporting App Available Aug. 1,2017

Establishments with 20-249 employees that are classified in certain industries with historically high rates of occupational injuries and illnesses -- they include construction, utilities, agriculture, and many more -- will have to electronically submit information from OSHA Form 300A. OSHA is launching the Injury Tracking Application on Aug. 1 to help employers who are affected … Continue reading OSHA Electronic Injury Reporting App Available Aug. 1,2017

Six Emergency Response Habits Employees Need to Develop

If safety glasses, ear plugs, and steel-toed shoes are required in a production area, most employees who work there every day will eventually get into the habit of wearing them—especially when they receive coaching and positive reinforcement for remembering them. When the same start-up procedure is used at the beginning of the shift every day, … Continue reading Six Emergency Response Habits Employees Need to Develop

OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen Standards for Dentistry

OSHA has specific regulations following the safety of Bloodborne Pathogens in the dentistry industry. It is important to have an effective Exposure Control Plan(ECP) that everyone in the dental office is aware of. That way, your customers will be better protected. EHS has conducted a survey that dental practices participated in which released quite surprising … Continue reading OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen Standards for Dentistry

Challenged When it Comes to Safety Training

The National Safety Council provided information about the Safety Training 2017 Survey that identified what challenges safety professionals encounter when it comes to training. Keeping safety top of mind among workers. Budget Constraints. Training a multi-generation workforce. Time restraints. Keeping training fresh. We completely understand all of these challenges! It is in an employers best … Continue reading Challenged When it Comes to Safety Training

The Importance of Fire Extinguishers in the Workplace

Portable fire extinguishers are CRUCIAL to have in the workplace. The National Fire Protection Association states that 93% of deaths and 95% of property damage caused by a fire takes place once that fire has progressed beyond the early stages. This is why it is critical to have a fire extinguisher within reach at all … Continue reading The Importance of Fire Extinguishers in the Workplace