Companies have to enforce their safety rules, and that includes disciplining workers. But OSHA says you can’t retaliate against an employee for reporting an injury – one that might have occurred because the worker violated a safety rule. With OSHA’s growing emphasis on whistleblowers, how do you balance this?
The answer: carefully.
That’s the message in a [...]
US telecoms research firm TeleGeography has published its annual Submarine Cable Map, giving an excellent overview of international connectivity. Over 99% of international communications are delivered by undersea cables; while satellites are used for broadcasting, and are useful for rural communities and very remote places, satellite capacity is limited and expensive. As you can see […]
OSHA has just published a 40-page PDF that describes the necessary steps for GHS compliance. It’s targeted specifically to small businesses and includes a sample written HazCom program. The PDF is available for free download at OSHAs website.
Related GHS Training DVDs:
HazCom (GHS) in Industrial Facilities Training DVD
Assists industrial facilities of all types [...]
A month ago, as the crisis over the Crimea ramped up, many people worried about the ramifications of Russia’s actions on operations of the International Space Station (ISS), particularly since NASA and the other partners rely on Russia for transporting crews to and from the outpost. However, those concerns have started to fade, in part [...]
April is National Poetry Writing Month! To participate in NaPoWriMo 2014, write a poem each day this month. Read on for details.
A client of ours recently asked how many hours of safety training employees should receive each year. The answer, much like other things in life, is “it depends.”
Training requirements are influenced by a number of factors including industry type, the regulatory environment, employee tenure and senior management commitment. For example, new employees tend to have [...]
Related Training DVDs:
Workplace Safety 101 A Guide for New Employees
Gives new hires the tools to develop solid safety habits and hazard perception skills from the start. View Product
Safety and Health Advanced Training Video
Covers more advanced guidelines and best practices for safety in a variety of industrial workplaces. [...]