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Your HAZWOPER Chain of Command Is Only As Strong As Its Weakest Link

Yesterday, we looked at the six essential elements of a HAZWOPER site analysis. Today, we’ll look at the requirements for site management and site control.

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Six Essential Components of HAZWOPER Site Analysis

If you’re in charge of a HAZWOPER site, there are site-related duties and responsibilities you need to be aware of. These include site characterization and analysis, establishing a chain of command, and site control.

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Respiratory Protection: Clearing the Air from the Outside In

OSHA estimates that as many as 5 million workers are required to wear respirators in more than 1 million workplaces throughout the United States. If you’re going to ensure that those workers are breathing clean air, you have to start from the outside and work your way in.

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Census Bureau’s First-Ever Report on Education/Training Credits

As millions of U.S. students are reporting back to school, today’s Advisor reports on the U.S. Census Bureau’s first-ever study on academic/training credentials in the United States.

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After the Fall: Do You Have a Rescue Plan?

By Ana Ellington, BLR Legal Editor

Most U.S. companies have fall protection plans. But does your company’s plan include a plan for after the fall—a rescue plan?

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Don’t Let Your Employees Be ‘Fall Guys’

Falls hurt—and worse, they can disable or kill. Fall injuries occur in every industry, but they can be prevented or reduced in severity by the worker who is alert.

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How to Determine Independent Contractor Status

Here’s a 7-step test that can help you determine independent contractor status.

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Are You Liable for Injuries to an Independent Contractor’s Employee?

Here’s a summary of a real court case that looks at an employer’s liability for injuries to an independent contractor’s employee caused by a safety hazard in the employer’s workplace.

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Engage the Brain to Prevent Brain Drain

How best do you engage employees’ brains during training so that the information doesn’t drain out by the time they get back to work? In today’s Advisor, we hear from one training expert about how having fun during training helps trainees retain the material.

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Spark Employee Interest in Safety with New OSHA Game

Safety is serious business. So why has OSHA created a game about workplace hazards?

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