Monthly Archives: October 2010

Are Your Records In Order?

We’ve had several calls lately from clients for whom we do Right to Know training, but who do not have maintenance contracts with us. “OSHA’s here, and I can’t find the roster from the training you did, or my written … Continue reading

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Are Your Records In Order?

Safety Tip: Fire Drills at Work and at Home

Have you had a fire drill?  It isn’t just for schools.  If you had to evacuate in an emergency, how would you account for all of your employees (or family members)?  Do you have a designated meeting place that everyone … Continue reading

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Work related fatality rates decline

Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis stated: “A single worker hurt or killed on the job is one too many. While a decrease in the number of fatal work injuries is encouraging, we cannot–and will not–relent from our continued strong enforcement … Continue reading

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Work related fatality rates decline

Safety Tip: Emergency Exits: Can you get out?

We never expect an emergency to occur, but they do. You need to get out of your facility (or home) in an emergency–are the exit ways clear and lead to a safe place away from the building? Make sure no … Continue reading

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Fire Extiguishers: You found ’em, now check ’em

If you followed last week’s tip and found your fire extinguishers, did you look at them? Do you know what kind of condition they are in? On a monthly basis, check that the seal is still intact, the pin is … Continue reading

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The Aging Workforce

As another birthday came and went, I realize that I am one of the aging workforce. Well, actually, anyone who is working is becoming an older worker. But, as people are working longer, employers must accommodate some of the changes … Continue reading

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The Aging Workforce

Safety Tip: It’s 10am. Do you know where your fire extinguishers are?

October is fire prevention time. Do you know where the fire extinguishers and exits are in your shop? With your eyes closed,  imagine where the extinguishers are located. Now, with eyes open, can you easily find them where you thought?

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