OSHA Releases Preliminary List of Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards for FY 2018

OSHA has released its preliminary list of the Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards for FY 2018. OSHA publishes this Top 10 list annually to help guide employers and workers in identifying the most common hazards in their workplaces. OSHA considers the most frequently cited standards a starting point for organizations to focus on reducing […]

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 […]

OSHA Training Institute Education Center Announces New Location in San Luis Obispo, California

The OSHA Training Institute Education Center is excited to announce our newest location in San Luis Obispo, California. Our San Luis Obispo site is conveniently located east of US 101 at: SLO County Builders Exchange 153 Cross St., Suite 130 San Luis Obispo, CA See MAP for location and directions The OSHA Training Institute Education […]

That Was No Accident!

When you hear the word “accident,” you probably think of an unexpected, random event that no one could foresee or prevent. Accidents “just happen.” However, most workplace injuries and illnesses don’t just happen—they are usually predictable and preventable. That’s why OSHA calls them “incidents” instead of “accidents.” While using a different word might seem like […]

Safety Walk-Arounds For Managers

This fact sheet provides guidance to help managers and business owners conduct safety walk-arounds to identify hazards in the workplace and communicate with workers about hazards in their jobs. There are at least two reasons why managers and owners should periodically conduct workplace inspections themselves. First, inspections demonstrate management’s commitment to improving safety and health […]