Monthly Archives: February 2019

Needlestick Injuries

Raleigh, NC reported an estimated 781 to 1,484 needlestick-related injuries-a rate of 2.7 per 100 workers-occur annually at solid waste and recycling material recovery facilities. Researchers surveyed the owners of material recovery facilities in North America about needlestick incidents, which … Continue reading

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Evaluation by Employer

February 7, 2019 MEMORANDUM FOR: REGIONAL ADMINISTRATORS AND STATE PLAN DESIGNEES THROUGH: KURT A. PETERMEYER Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary FROM: SCOTT C. KETCHAM, Acting Director Directorate of Construction (DOC) SUBJECT:Temporary Enforcement Policy for Crane Operator Evaluation Requirements The Cranes and Derricks in Construction: Operator Qualifications final … Continue reading

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Carry Deck Fixed Cab Crane Operators

Just finished up with some really funny, caring, crazy guys at a company that really cares about SAFETY!!! Working hard in the classroom to pass their written testing and then showing the competition level of practical examinations, it came down … Continue reading

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OSHA Penalties Increase for 2019

Do you know what your penalty will be when your cited by OSHA compliance officer visit to your facility? The annual increase started by President Obama and currently continued by President Trump has increased the OSHA penalties. Other than Serious … Continue reading

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Record Keeping

Employers Must Post Injury/Illness Summary Through April 30 Employers are reminded of their obligation to post a copy of OSHA Form 300A, which summarizes job-related injuries and illnesses logged during 2018. Each year, from Feb. 1 through April 30, the … Continue reading

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OSHA DOL Final Rule OSHA Form

Final Rule 300 A log for reporting OSHA Trade Release U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration Office of Communications Washington, D.C. For Immediate Release January 24, 2019 Contact:  Office of Communications Phone: 202-693-1999 U.S. Department of … Continue reading

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OSHA Delays Crane Operator Evaluation Documentation

Your time is running out. Get your evaluation program together by the employer or you could be cited. Let us help you if your not already onboard with the standard for Mobile Crane Operators in the Construction Industry.   OSHA … Continue reading

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