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 […]

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 […]

Electrical Safety Training Makes the Jobsite Safer for All

OSHA’s Electrical Standards require employers to provide protection to all employees who work on or near any part of an electrical power circuit or are exposed to electrical hazards. Employers and contractors are also required to provide training to all workers who can be exposed to electrical hazards and retraining or updating as needed to […]

Workers’ Memorial Day

In 1970 the AFL-CIO declared April 28 Workers’ Memorial Day to honor the hundreds of thousands of working people killed and injured on the job every year. Workers’ Memorial Day is an opportunity to highlight the preventable nature of most workplace incidents and to promote improvements in workplace safety. Following the passage of the Occupational […]