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I Chose To Look The Other Way

I could have saved a life that day, But I chose to look the other way. It wasn’t that I didn’t care; I had the time, and I was there. But I didn’t want to seem a fool, Or argue over a safety rule. I knew he’d […]

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BE SAFETY PROACTIVE INSTEAD OF SAFETY REACTIVE…BUT HOW?

Congratulations! Your bid was the winning bid on that big construction project you have had your eye on! You have the building plans printed out, the materials are bought, you have the tools to build it, and your employees are all in place. Are you forgetting anything? […]

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Worker Death vs. Employer Responsibility

On August 15, 2009, a 29 year old man was working on a pitched roof, 40 feet off the ground without fall protection on a Washington, Pennsylvania worksite. Unfortunately, this young man never returned home after work. Carl Beck was working for roofing contractor C.A. Franc Construction […]

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If You’re Not Lead-Safe Certified, Lead Paint Could Cost You Big Time

Think lead paint doesn’t affect your business? Think again. A new rule by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) mandates that all renovation and repair contractors working in pre-1978 homes, schools, and day care centers who disrupt more than six square feet of lead paint are required to […]

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New Crane Standard Training Available Now!

I am currently offering training in the new crane standard, Rigger I (Basic) and Qualified Signal Person. Call today to schedule your training before OSHA begins enforcing the new regulation! Qualified Person Training

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Qualified Signal Person for Cranes

On November 8, 2010, OSHA’s update to the Cranes & Derricks standard (1926.400) went into effect. Although some of the provisions have delayed effective dates ranging from one year to four, there are a few important updates that were effective on November 8th. One of those updates […]

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Dust Mask Respirators – Make Sure You’re in Compliance

Does this sound like you? You have employees who wear disposable dust masks, but you’re not sure if that means you need to have a full-blown respirator program. Did you tell your employee to put on the dust mask or did they decide to wear it voluntarily? […]

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More on FAll Protection for Residential Construction

The following information is from the OSHA website under the Fall Protection directive for residential construction: If an employer is engaged in residential construction, but does not provide guardrail systems, safety net systems, personal fall arrest systems, or other fall protection allowed under 1926.501(b), a citation for […]

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