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  • hearing protection rule--do I have this right?

    it right? “If OSHA enforces its proposed interpretation of the noise exposure rule, ear plugs and ear muffs... noise Right now OSHA gives noise exposure penalties for failure to use engineering and administrative
    Posted to Compliance / OSHA (Forum) by DLG925 on October 20, 2010
  • Re: hearing protection rule--do I have this right?

    I don't read it quiet as extreme as you state it. It swings on the definition of "feasible." If you read OSHA's news release, they are trying to bring the definition more into allignment with the way it is interpreted in other standards. I would agree that employers too often reach for the ear plugs first rather than engineering controls. Under the proposal if an employer opts for ear plugs, it will be up to them to show why engineering controls are not feasible. "Feasible" does typically have a
    Posted to Compliance / OSHA (Forum) by GreyHair on October 20, 2010
  • Re: Tips for PPE?

    DDissafe is right on target. There are no tips. You need a process in place that ensures: Employees are trained and are clear on the expectations, That they have access to the equipment needed.... That lets people know both how they are doing in meeting the standard and that they are being watched
    Posted to Best practice / VPP / Reducing accidents (Forum) by GreyHair on January 31, 2011
  • Safety Audit on the iPad

    this safety community, we are committed to helping people work safer through sharing safety... your feedback on the app, let us know your thoughts
    Posted to Best practice / VPP / Reducing accidents (Forum) by SafetyCulture on February 20, 2012
    Filed under: Safety Saves You!, ladder, Floor, safty, Emergency Plan, Earthquake, preparedness, emergency, safety audit, audits, audit templates
  • Re: Pesticides in the summertime

    I assume you are using these pesticides as commercial chemical product in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions? In this case the following rules apply:OSHA governs exposure to chemicals in the workplace. Those who can come into contact with these fall under the Right to Know law (HazCom
    Posted to Compliance / EPA (Forum) by ncfst on August 1, 2011
  • Penalties

    Louisiana can assess penalties under its "Right to Know" law up to $25,000 for not filing a Tier 2 inventory form by March 1 each year, failure to report releases, reckless storage of hazardous materials, etc. Are these penalties in addition to EPA's federal penalties for EPCRA violations that can
    Posted to Compliance / State (Forum) by kepler5 on October 21, 2010
  • Help a new Safety Officer out please.

    community college is asking me to declare a Major but I don't know. I have been looking at jobs... professionals in here is...What degree should I concentrate on to further my career in this field? I know... no absolutely no college under my belt so I will be starting out in a community college. My adviser
    Posted to Training (Forum) by egbutler1 on December 19, 2013
  • Adequate Aisle Space

    Would love to hear suggestions on what people think is the right amount of aisle space between rows of containers. Federal rules don't specify but just say that it needs to be enough to allow unobstructed movement of personnel, fire protection equipment, spill control equipment, etc
    Posted to Compliance / EPA (Forum) by DWS21 on October 12, 2010
  • Re: Adequate Aisle Space

    Hi DWS21~~ Many environmental professionals determine the aisle space for containers based on the size of the containers used at their facility. For example, 4 feet of aisle space may be just right for 55-gallon containers, as it allows enough space for inspections and emergency equipment. Those
    Posted to Compliance / EPA (Forum) by doodlehead on October 19, 2010
  • Maintenance Software Programs

    Hello, Can anyone recommend a good maintenance software that doesn't cost thousands of dollars? We are looking to upgrade our current sytem which is DOS based and not very user friendly. I would like a program that would allow me to insert LOTO procedures right into the work order if possible
    Posted to Best practice / VPP / Reducing accidents (Forum) by jburzynski on October 21, 2011
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