Learn More About Individual RRP Certification

In this article we discuss the requirements for individual certification under the EPA’s RRP rule.  Contractors working in target housing and child-occupied facilities are required to have their firm certified and use only trained or certified workers.  Ignoring this rule can cost your up to $37,500 per violation!  Click here to read more!

Latest OSHA News

It looks like there are several fines being levied by OSHA this December.  To learn more about each fine please click the links below.

Postal Company fined in New York and Maryland
Pennsylvania hospital workers exposed to violence and bloodborne hazards
Texas manufacturer faces proposed fines of $107,000

Encouraging safety and creating an environment that promotes worker safety is key to preventing accidents and injuries.  To learn more about how we can assist your company in creating a world class safety culture please email sales@pasafety.com or dial 877-209-9648.

Larger Fines Approved for Violations to the Occupational Safety and Health Act

Preventing injuries, accidents and loss of life should always be the number one priority of companies. Beginning August 1, it will be more costly for companies if it isn’t.

For the first time since 1990, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will increase the civil penalty amounts provided for violations to the Occupational Safety and Health Act.

To continue reading about the changes in OSHA fines, click here

Leave Workplace Stress at the Office: How to Shut Down at the End of the Day

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Learn more about the dangers of stress in the workplace. Check out our safety articles today. www.pasafety.com

Workplace Accidents Can Lead to PTSD

Workers who are injured on the job can suffer from the effects of those injuries for years to come, sometimes their entire lives. When it comes to on-the-job injuries, most of the focus has to do with the physical scars. The fact is, however, accidents and injuries can take a huge toll on an injured employee’s state-of-mind, as well. Severe workplace accidents can lead to PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder).

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Dispelling Unsafe Mindsets in the Construction Industry

Keeping people safe on construction sites is a huge undertaking that requires employers and employees to be well-trained and vigilant. Further, there are certain mindsets that contribute to an unsafe work environment that must be dispelled.

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Understanding OSHA’s General Duty Clause

If you have a specific safety issue on a construction work site, it is in most cases easy to look up general rules and regulations regarding how to handle that issue. But what happens when you have an issue that doesn’t quite fit into any specific criteria? That’s when you need the General Duty Clause (GDC) from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

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To continue reading about the GDC, follow this link.

Training and Placement of Eyewashes and Emergency Showers Critical to Worker Safety

The distance from a corrosive material to an eyewash and emergency shower needs to be no more than 10 seconds. Click here to read more.