Category: OSHA

Extreme cold weather resources from OSHA

January 29th, 2019 by

  The following has been provided by our fine colleagues at OSHA; As we experience historic low temperatures and snowfall across the country, workers may be exposed to unprecedented harsh weather conditions.  Working in cold weather brings challenges and hazards.  OSHA has resources available to help workers stay safe, including a new pamphlet on snow

Diisocyanates; What are you?

January 22nd, 2019 by

Diisocyanates (die-eye-so-sigh-ah-nates) sounds like a scary word. But in reality, Diisocyanates are nothing to be afraid of; they are incredible materials used to make your life more comfortable and help with energy conservation.  Boom! Science.  Diisocyanates are chemical building blocks used to make numerous polyurethane products such as foams, adhesives, coatings, elastomers, sealants and more. 

Free webinar to help small businesses comply with OSHA standards

January 8th, 2019 by

from https://www.score.org/event/how-can-small-business-comply-with-OSHA-standards LIVE WEBINAR DURATION: 1 Hour  DATE & TIME: January 17, 2019, 1:00pm EST Did you know that a safe and healthy workplace not only protects employees from injury and illness, but can lower costs, reduce absenteeism, boost morale and increase productivity and quality? How can your small business stay safe? OSHA can help! The Occupational Safety and

OSHA penalizes auto parts distributor $133K; failing to train employees cited

December 18th, 2018 by

from https://www.osha.gov/news/newsreleases/region4/12122018   December 12, 2018 U.S. Department of Labor Cites Georgia Auto Parts Distributor For Fire, Electric Shock, and Struck-By Hazards NORCROSS, GA – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Parts Authority LLC – a wholesale auto and truck parts distributor based in Norcross, Georgia – for exposing employees

CCAR's website updated with more OSHA Alliance resources

November 29th, 2018 by

November 29, 2018 – CCAR (The Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair) is pleased to announce the addition of new Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Alliance content on its main website, www.ccar-greenlink.org. The new content is designed to be mobile-device friendly, easier to use and easier to access for all of CCAR’s (automotive-specific) OSHA Alliance

The True Costs of a Work-Related Injury

November 26th, 2018 by

Tony Martin wrote this absolutely terrific article, which can be viewed in its entirety at; https://www.searchautoparts.com/motorage/technicians-service-repair/true-costs-work-related-injury?page=0,0&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8gvu1EXoUsllmoS5o_4O41A0VttCjvdGBU2YBP0omRvui-AcyK0g2N91sT2azeu_yn5Mxvxrm5H1VGnPuS7OfBdqSJXg&_hsmi=67437367 Points made by Tony include; “Where a job-related injury was once viewed as an isolated expense on the company ledger, there is now broad recognition that the costs are much greater than we originally thought.” “So what does it cost

OSHA redesigns web pages

October 9th, 2018 by

OSHA has redesigned its State Plans, Enforcement, and Law and Regulations webpages.  The State Plans webpage features an interactive U.S. map with new jurisdictional information, contact information, links to the 28 State Plan webpages, and information on states under federal OSHA jurisdiction. The Enforcement page includes information on OSHA’s inspection process, a listing of OSHA’s national and local emphasis programs, and