No one wants it to happen, but an emergency, natural or manmade, can strike at anytime, 24/7. What’s more, it need not be a major, nationally-televised incident, such as a hurricane, earthquake, or act of political terror. An event as common as a local building fire can present just as large a challenge to you. These resources will help you create a plan for handling such crises, whatever their scope, and to carry it out in a way that best protects your employees and your company.
| Thursday, March 6th, 2014
OSHA has many requirements for confined spaces training, but compliance doesn’t have to be difficult.
| Tuesday, March 4th, 2014
Because of the many hazards associated with confined spaces and the potential for fatal accidents, OSHA requires employers to have a confined-space rescue procedure.
| Wednesday, October 30th, 2013
Not only do your employees need to know how to respond to workplace fires, they also have to understand how to help prevent them. That’s a lot of information to communicate about fire safety, and no better time than the present.
| Tuesday, October 29th, 2013
Today, some questions about workplace fire safety compliance, with answers from OSHA.
| Wednesday, August 28th, 2013
Yesterday, we talked about managing a workplace emergency response program. Today, we focus on implementation.
| Tuesday, August 27th, 2013
September is National Preparedness Month, so what better time to review your workplace emergency response program?
| Wednesday, July 10th, 2013
Yesterday, we presented steps 1-3 of a 4-step plan to prepare for workplace emergencies. Today, we conclude with the final step, implementation of the plan.
| Tuesday, July 9th, 2013
In the past few months, disasters have been prominent, from the Texas fertilizer plan explosion to the Boston bombings and the Oklahoma tornado. In light of those events, we present a 4-step disaster preparedness plan for the workplace.
| Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013
Many workplaces are equipped with portable fire extinguishers that can control small fires, preventing property damage and loss of life. However, OSHA rules prohibit workers from using fire extinguishers unless they have received training in their proper use.
| Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013
When was your last fire or emergency evacuation drill? If more than 6 months ago, it’s time to think about staging another. Careful planning and evaluation can help you get the most out of your drills.