Implementing Ergonomic Principles Reduces the Risk of Developing Musculoskeletal Disorders

Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) affect the muscles, nerves, blood vessels, ligaments and tendons. Workers in many different industries and occupations can be exposed to risk factors at work, such as lifting heavy items, bending, reaching overhead, pushing and pulling heavy loads, working in awkward body postures and performing the same or similar tasks repetitively. Exposure to these […]

OSHA Provides Maritime Safety Resources and Solutions

The maritime industry encompasses the construction, repair and scrapping of vessels, as well as the movement of cargo and other materials. OSHA standards cover safety requirements at marine terminals and in longshoring and shipyard operations. There are many hazards associated with the maritime industry, including slips, trips and falls, machinery and equipment hazards, hazardous chemicals, […]

Don’t Miss the Pacific Coast Safety Fest in March 2019

Don’t Miss the Pacific Coast Safety Fest in March 2019 Don’t Miss the Pacific Coast Safety Fest in the San Francisco Bay Area on March 19-21, 2019, and in the Las Vegas Area on March 18-19, 2019. This annual community event features low-cost OSHA safety training and is open to the general public. Register for […]

OSHA Short Courses Offer Safety Fundamentals

OSHA offers short courses ranging from 4-8 hours in length to provide the fundamentals of safety on a variety of topics. Shorter courses give employers and workers an affordable and practical opportunity to learn key elements of occupational safety and health on specific subject matter that is relevant to their individual workplaces. Upcoming short courses […]

OSHA Training Institute Education Center Announces 2019 Course Schedule

The OSHA Training Institute Education Center has published its 2019 schedule of high quality OSHA standards-based training for construction, maritime and general industry. Courses include: OSHA 510-OSHA Standards for the Construction Industry OSHA 500-Trainer Course for the Construction Industry OSHA 511-OSHA Standards for General Industry OSHA 501-Trainer Course for General Industry OSHA 7505-Introduction to Incident (Accident) Investigation OSHA […]