Heat acclimatization is important in keeping yourself and employees safe as temperatures rise. This natural adaptation to the heat takes time and requires careful planning.
Comprehensive list with details references of which states require OSHA 10 & 30 HR certifications. Some states – along with some employers and organizations – have enacted laws mandating the 10 and/or 30 hour OSHA training requirements.
Under OSHA law, employers are responsible for providing workplaces free of known safety hazards – and this includes protecting workers from extreme heat. Learn valuable tips on how to protect yourself from heat-related illnesses.
Acclimatization is important in keeping your workforce safe and well as temperatures rise. Workers who are exposed to extreme heat or work in hot environments may be at risk of heat stress.
National Safety Month is a reminder how to help prevent unnecessary injuries and deaths at work, on the roads, and in our homes and communities.
Older drivers at work tend to practice better driving habits, but they are at a higher risk of injury or death if involved in a crash.
You have rights on the job, and your employer has the responsibility to provide a safe workplace. Employers must follow all OSHA safety and health standards to prevent you from being injured or becoming ill on the job.
The OSHA Outreach 10 Hour Training Course provides instruction on OSHA regulations and requirements as they apply to 29 CFR 1926 (Construction). This course provides an entry level construction worker with a general awareness to recognizing and preventing hazards on a construction site.
The total number of construction worker deaths have steadily increased the past few years. A very small number of construction deaths are the result of true accidents.
New York City Council passed a new safety bill on how construction illnesses and deaths are reported and what new safety procedures must be adhered to under penalty of fines up to $25,000.