Tag Archives: osha

Cal/OSHA Citations Trending Upward

Written by: Joe Mangiardi, NES, Inc. Cal/OSHA citations are on an upward trend recently as staffing issues are resolved.   Cal/OSHA Citations: Ramping Up Inspections Cal/OSHA citations have been on the rise over the past several years, and last year that number reached its highest point since 2008. The recession of a decade ago, which hit […]

Fall Safety Protection and the Fall Prevention Safety Stand-Down

Written by: Joe Mangiardi, NES, Inc. Take a break to discuss fall safety with all personnel: employers, employees, contractors, architects, engineers, owners, etc.   Fall Safety Protection and the Fall Prevention Safety Stand-Down Fall safety protection is a major key to saving lives and preventing injuries in the construction industry and beyond. This May 8 – 12 is […]

OSHA Final Rule: Walking-Working Surfaces and Personal Fall Protection Systems

Written by: Joe Mangiardi, NES, Inc. Workers such as the one pictured here will be directly affected by the revised OSHA regulations governing the use of personal fall protection systems.   New OSHA Regulations on Walking-Working Surfaces and Personal Fall Protection The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has recently published a final rule revising […]

HAZWOPER and Emergency Response Training: Which Do I Need?

Written by: NES, Inc. Staff   This article will help you to decipher the differences between various HAZWOPER and Emergency Response training courses.   HAZWOPER vs. Emergency Response Training Cal/OSHA (8 CCR 5192) contains California standard information pertaining to Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER). The language can be difficult to digest, so attempting to determine […]

OSHA Final Rule: Electronic Injury and Illness Reporting

Written by: Joe Mangiardi, NES, Inc. Injury and illness reporting is important to ensure proper attention is paid to safety in the workplace.   OSHA Updates Regulations on Electronic Injury and Illness Reporting OSHA has promulgated a final rule that revises 29 CFR 1904, the regulation governing occupational injury and illness reporting. Certain employers have […]

Canned vs. Customized Training

Written by: Joe Mangiardi, NES, Inc. Sometimes a canned training programs will suffice; other times your business requires customized training program to achieve the desired results.   Why Some Businesses Prefer Customized Training Customized training may not be necessary for all businesses. But if you view your company as a complex machine, the slightest imperfection […]

Beat the Heat

Written by: NES, Inc. Staff  Being aware of effective heat illness prevention methods can be critical when working in hot environments.   Know How to Beat the Heat Those who do not know the safety measures that should be employed to beat the heat may find themselves beaten by it. Heat illness is a serious medical […]