Monthly Archives: January 2013

OSHA Recordkeeping – 2012 OSHA 300 Summaries should be posted

OSHA 300 logs must be completed and the summaries posted by Feb 1.  Here are a few pointers: If you had ten or more employees at any time during the year, complete the log. Record only cases where the employee … Continue reading

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Minnesota AWAIR Program

Minnesota has a requirement that certain industries must have “A Workplace Accident and Injury Reduction”(AWAIR) program.  This program serves as the basis for a good safety programs.  The program spells out: General policy statement about safety:  what are the company’s … Continue reading

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“Take 3” actions to prevent flu

The CDC advises three actions to prevent or reduce flu:  Get a vaccine Take everyday actions Take flu antiviral drugs if prescribed. Everyday actions are simple steps: Cover your nose and mouth when you sneeze Wash hands frequently with soap … Continue reading

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OSHA Recordkeeping Concerns

Some employers I speak with have a hard time understanding the concerns relating to OSHA recordkeeping.  All injuries, other than those only requiring first aid, must be recorded on the OSHA log, if you have more than ten employees at … Continue reading

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Personal injury rates are just a small part of the story

Some companies put a lot of emphasis on personal injury rates, as if few injuries is a critical measure of success of a safety program.  There are a lot of arguments against that thinking – few or no personal injuries … Continue reading

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