Tag Archives: OSHA

NFPA Standards Incorporated by Reference

Did you know the following 36 National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) standards and any revisions thereafter are incorporated by reference  into the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) regulations per 29 CFR 1910.6?  This means that an OSHA audit can yield findings … Continue reading

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FAQ: Which companies are required to track employee work-related injuries and illnesses?

Did you know the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires most US based companies to record and report work-related injuries and illnesses?  Let’s discuss each requirement a little further:

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Six Competence Boosting Strategies

The last thing most companies should want is to waste hundreds, possibly thousands, of hours and dollars; yet when we consider the ineffectiveness of most training that is exactly what occurs.  The question we must consider is: “are the employees … Continue reading

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The ABCs of EHS Compliance–Part Two

Part One of The ABCs of EHS Compliance discussed the role of an environmental, health & safety (EHS) Professional.   This article will review where to begin when implementing an EHS program or when improving an existing program.   EHS is a … Continue reading

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Dollars and Sense: The Value of Environmental, Health & Safety Compliance

Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) compliance is often perceived as non-value added legal requirements; however there is data that supports the exact opposite.  The Environmental Protection Agency’s  (EPA’s) most recent annual report indicates that regulatory non-compliances in Fiscal Year (FY) … Continue reading

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