FREE Downloadable APPs for Safety Professionals 

The OSHA Training Institute Education Center has compiled a list of free downloadable APPs as a service for safety professionals. Download PDF Version Any reference obtained from this list to a specific product, process, or service does not constitute or imply an endorsement by Chabot-Las Positas Community College District or the OSHA Training Institute Education Center of […]

Top 10 Most Frequently Cited OSHA Standards Violated in FY2017

The following were the top 10 most frequently cited standards by Federal OSHA in fiscal year 2017 (October 1, 2016, through September 30, 2017): 1. Fall protection, construction (29 CFR 1926.501) [OSHA Safety and Health Topics page 2.Hazard communication standard, general industry (29 CFR 1910.1200) [OSHA Safety and Health Topics page] 3.Scaffolding, general requirements, construction […]

Safety in Public Warehousing and Storage Requires a Comprehensive Approach

Nowhere is the need to establish safety as a high priority more critical than in public warehousing and storage.  Warehousing and storage facilities are not only a central component of business supply chains but also the source of hundreds of fatalities and thousands of injuries in the US every year. Warehousing and storage facilities rank […]

Take Your Safety Career to the Next Level! Earn a Professional Safety Certificate

The OSHA Training Institute Education Center’s Professional Safety Certificate Program is designed to broaden your safety expertise, boost workplace hazard awareness and prevention and take your career and your organization’s safety program to the next level. Certificate courses provide focused, real-world information that is immediately applicable to help expand your safety and health knowledge. You […]

Supervisors Play a Key Role in Effective Safety Conversations

Safety conversations take place every day between executives and managers, between safety professionals and workers, and—most importantly—between front-line supervisors and the workers who report to them. These conversations have great potential for improving workplace safety and health. The core elements of an effective safety and health program —management leadership, worker participation, and a proactive approach […]