OSHA Updates Guidelines for Safety and Health Programs

OSHA has recently updated the Guidelines for Safety and Health Programs it first released 30 years ago, to reflect changes in the economy, workplaces and evolving safety and health issues.

Training on Scaffold Hazard Recognition an Essential Safety Requirement

OSHA Standards require all employees who work on scaffolds to be trained on scaffold hazard recognition and prevention. Workers must be trained by a qualified* person to recognize the hazards associated with the type of scaffold used and to understand the procedures to control and minimize those hazards.

May Safety Spotlight and Featured OSHA Training Center Classes

View the OSHA Safety Training Class schedule for Fall Protection, Excavation and Trenching Protection and Respiratory Protection classes.

Safeguarding Machinery Protects Workers and Saves Lives

Employee exposure to inadequately guarded machines is a workplace hazard. Register for OSHA 2045 – Machinery and Machine Guarding Standards, June 7-10, Dublin, California.

OSHA Sponsors Third Annual National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and other federal safety agencies have designated May 2-6, 2016, for the third annual National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction.