2019 Trench Safety Stand Down June 17-21

OSHA is promoting a Trench Safety Stand Down sponsored by the National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA) in support of its National Emphasis Program on Trenching and Excavation. The Trench Safety Stand Down, which takes place the week of June 17-21, 2019, encourages employers to talk to their workers about trench and excavation hazards to reinforce the use of […]

Take 3 in 30 Challenge

Safe + Sound is a year-round campaign sponsored by OSHA to encourage every workplace to have a safety and health program. Management Leadership is a core element of a workplace safety and health program. OSHA is inviting employers to accelerate your program and show your commitment in your workplace by taking the 3 in 30 […]

OSHA’s Safe + Sound Campaign Offers Safety and Health Program Resources

10 WAYS TO GET YOUR SAFETY AND HEALTH PROGRAM STARTED If you are not quite ready to implement a complete safety and health program, here are some simple steps you can take to get started. Completing these steps will give you a solid base from which to take on some of the more structured actions […]

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 […]

Cal/OSHA Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes – November 1, 2018

The mission of the Cal/OSHA Advisory Committee is to promote and improve occupational health and safety conditions and public safety in California. The committee functions by providing information, advice and assistance regarding programs and activities within the State of California Department of Industrial Relations (DIR), particularly those of the Division of Occupational Safety and Health […]