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  • What Is OSHA Training? What You Should Know

    June 13, 2024
    Safety in the workplace isn't just a slogan; it's a necessity. Being able to identify and reduce hazards on a job site requires knowledge, awareness, and, often, specialized training. This is where OSHA training comes in, as a helpful feature to create a safe and healthy working environment for everyone. But with different courses, diverse industries, and constantly changing regulations, navigating OSHA training can get confusing. In this blog, we’ll dig into the key aspects of OSHA training, its requirements, and how compliance benefits you.
  • General Industry vs Construction: Which OSHA Training Do I Need?

    June 6, 2024
    Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) training is a critical component of ensuring workplace safety and compliance with regulations. However, navigating the various training options can be confusing, especially when some of them sound so similar. What’s the difference between OSHA 10 for Construction and OSHA 30 for General Industry? In this blog, we'll explore the distinctions between General Industry and Construction OSHA training, their respective requirements, and help you choose the right level of training for your needs.
  • How Long is MSHA Certification Good For?

    May 30, 2024
    Working in the mining industry can be a dangerous occupation. Ensuring safety at every level is paramount, and proper training takes center stage. The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) plays a crucial role in setting these standards, requiring all miners to undergo comprehensive training and maintain valid certifications. But how long does MSHA certification last? And what does the renewal process entail?
  • What is the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act?

    May 23, 2024
    Every day, we generate mountains of waste. From discarded coffee cups to old batteries, how we handle this waste has a profound impact on our environment and health.
  • Which HAZWOPER Training Do I Need?

    May 16, 2024
    The Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) standard provides guidelines for information and training to employers, emergency responders, and workers exposed to hazardous substances, ensuring safer workplaces and reducing the risk of injuries and illnesses from hazardous material exposure.
  • What is the Difference Between Accidents and Incidents?

    May 15, 2024
    If you're a casual observer of workplace safety literature, the terms "accident" and "incident" can seem interchangeable. You may have also noticed that occupational safety and health professionals use the terms differently than you might in day-to-day conversation. If you're a little deeper in the weeds of workplace health and safety, you'll see that the difference between an accident and an incident can vary from organization to organization.
  • What's the Difference Between OSHA and HAZWOPER Training?

    May 9, 2024
    Two acronyms often pop up in the construction industry: OSHA and HAZWOPER. While they’re both federal workplace safety standards, there are many differences between the two, and the type of work you do will affect the type of training you need. In this blog, we’ll clear up any confusion and compare the two, explaining their distinct purposes, requirements, and importance for workplace safety.
  • How To Replace a Lost OSHA Card

    May 2, 2024
    Has your official DOL card been lost, stolen, or damaged? If so, you’ll need a replacement, but how do you get one? How much does it cost, and how quickly will it arrive? Continue reading to find out. What is an OSHA Card? When you complete an OSHA Outreach course like OSHA 10 or OSHA 30, your OSHA-authorized training provider sends you a durable plastic wallet card that provides proof that you’ve completed the course.
  • 5 Most Common Forklift Accidents and How to Prevent Them

    April 18, 2024
    One in 6 workplace deaths involves a forklift. That’s an alarming enough statistic, but it’s worse when you consider that 70% of forklift accidents are preventable with standard safety measures, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
  • How to Become an Environmental Specialist

    April 11, 2024
    When you care about the environment, and you aspire to make a positive impact on the planet, becoming an environmental specialist can seem like a no-brainer. Just like any rewarding pursuit, this career path requires careful planning, dedication to learning, hands-on experience, and the accomplishment of certification. In this guide, we'll discuss the role and responsibilities of an environmental specialist and go through a step-by-step process to becoming one.