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  • Workplace Safety: Analyzing the True Cost of Mold Remediation

    November 2, 2023
    Everyone knows the musty, mildew smell that comes from common mold infestations. It's unpleasant to experience, but when you own the building and when the building houses employees whose safety and health are your responsibility, it can become a much bigger problem. If you're facing a mold problem in the workplace, you probably have many questions about how serious the problem can be, the regulations that might come into play, and how to deal with the situation.
  • Construction Safety: Preventing Accidents from Scaffolding Hazards

    October 26, 2023
    Scaffolding work is a staple of the construction industry. In fact, 65% of all construction workers in the U.S. work on scaffolds at some point every year.
  • Lista de verificación de cumplimiento del DOT y la FMCSA para conductores de camiones

    October 5, 2023
    Si el DOT le exigiera mañana una auditoría de cumplimiento, ¿estaría listo? ¿Sabe qué documentos tendrá que presentar y dónde se encuentran? ¿Están completos sus registros? ¿Qué le falta? ¿Qué es el cumplimiento del DOT y la FMCSA? Los conductores de camiones y las flotas comerciales están obligados a cumplir todas las normas y regulaciones del DOT, así como las de la FMCSA.
  • What Is a Behavior-based Safety Program?

    October 5, 2023
    Behavior-based safety approaches are a somewhat controversial tool in the occupational safety and health toolkit. From a worker's perspective, it can become synonymous with scapegoating, but that's the sign of a poorly implemented program. From an administrative point of view, the lack of universal guidelines for behavior-based safety programs can make implementation a challenge, but they also mean the technique is flexible and can be adapted to your organization's needs.
  • Fire Extinguisher Training: What is the PASS Acronym?

    September 28, 2023
    Everyone should have at least one fire extinguisher in their home, but knowing where it is isn't enough. Proper fire extinguisher usage is crucial for your safety and property protection. Being able to use a fire extinguisher effectively could mean the difference between little property damage and a major disaster. Continue reading to learn more about the PASS acronym, what it means, and how it can help you in the event of a fire.
  • Hazard Classes: How Many Are There for Fully Regulated Items?

    September 21, 2023
    Hazardous materials and dangerous goods are transported daily around the United States. To keep everyone safe, the U.S. Department of Transportation regulates how materials are packaged, labeled, and transported based on the type of risk they present and the conditions under which the item is dangerous.
  • ¿Quién debe realizar la capacitación en seguridad en la construcción de NYC?

    September 21, 2023
    Si está buscando trabajo en la industria de la construcción en Nueva York, una de las primeras preguntas que se hará es cuáles son los requisitos de la OSHA en Nueva York. En ese momento obtendrá un montón de resultados confusos sobre NYC DOB, la Ley Local 196 y la tarjeta OSHA/SST...ese tipo de cosas.
  • ¿Por qué es importante la capacitación de la OSHA para la seguridad en el lugar de trabajo?

    September 14, 2023
    La seguridad en el lugar de trabajo es una preocupación fundamental para cualquier organización. Es responsabilidad de los empleadores proporcionar un entorno de trabajo seguro para sus empleados, y para ello es necesario conocer a fondo los peligros y riesgos asociados al trabajo. Una de las herramientas clave para garantizar la seguridad en el lugar de trabajo es la capacitación de la OSHA. 
  • SST Certification: How Do You Get an NYC SST Card?

    September 7, 2023
    Boss saying you need a new SST card before you can start your job? The Site Safety Training program is fairly new to New York City, so you may not have heard of it. It's the most stringent legal requirement for construction safety training in the country. In this blog, we’ll cover any questions you may have about New York City SST cards, including who needs them and how to get one.
  • Lock Out Tag Out Procedures: What Does LOTO Mean?

    August 31, 2023
    If you work with heavy machinery, how do you protect yourself from serious harm? LOTO training, which is required by OSHA, is the best way to avoid injury involving machinery of any kind. This training ensures that dangerous equipment is safely shut off and cannot be restarted until maintenance or repair work is completed. Your equipment can be severely dangerous, from electrical circuitry to unsecured moving parts, and can create extreme risk. Most injuries involving heavy machinery are caused by human error.