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Whether you have one employee or hundreds … as their employer, you are responsible for their safety.
Maintaining a safe workplace environment is more than just good business practice — it's the law. Attend this powerful one-day seminar and discover how to make sure your workplace is safe, secure and OSHA compliant.
Some of what you'll learn …
- The latest changes in OSHA rules and regulations — how will they affect your organization?
- Making sense of OSHA's confusing language and government "legalese"
- How to assess your organization for potential hazards and act now to eliminate them
- Your written safety plan — what it is, how to create it and where to find online forms - guidelines to help
- Could your organization pass an OSHA inspection tomorrow?
- How to maintain meticulous records that meet OSHA standards
- Workplace violence — how to spot red flags and keep workers and visitors safe from threats
An OSHA Primer — Rules, Regulations, the Newest Updates and Information
- OSHA’s citation system — what it is and how it works
- How the Standards numbering system works
- Understanding and interpreting the law
- Letters of Interpretation — what they are and how to find them
- Compliance Directives — the #1 insight into what OSHA inspectors really think a regulation means
- Guidelines — there are only a few, but they are important!
- Consultation Service — Should you use it? We’ll tell you the pros and cons
- Insurance Carriers — an often overlooked source of FREE services and advice
- How to find your way around www.osha.gov, www.dol.gov and askjan.org to quickly get the information you need
- Resources to help you keep up with OSHA’s newest standards, rules and regulations
- Does the duty to provide a reasonable accommodation to a disabled worker under the Americans With Disabilities Act conflict with OSHA’s requirements to provide a safe workplace under the General Duty Clause?
- General Duty Clause — the foundation stone of the OSH Act. Learn what each part of it means and its impact on your operation
Better Safe Than Sorry — Preventative Measures for Employee Safety
- What are recognized hazards? Learn to spot and correct them before your people get injured
- What are willful, serious violations? Which violations are not so serious?
- How to create and use your own Hazard Assessment checklists
- Your written safety plan — what it should include to meet OSHA standards
- According to OSHA, are you responsible for the safety of temporary employees? What about third-party contractors? The answers might surprise you
- The truth about Personal Protective Equipment — find out who’s really responsible for paying and overseeing correct usage
- The best ways to handle employees who know the safety rules but blatantly disregard them
- Hazardous Chemical Inventory List — find out what needs to be on it and what can be left out
- HAZCOM — Workers have a right to know about hazardous chemicals in their workplace. We’ll tell you how to tell them what they need to know
- Safety Data Sheets — Where do you get them? Do you have to have a hard-paper copy of them? How long do you retain them? Do you have to keep them in a language other than English?
- Labeling — Many employers leave off a critical element on a secondary container label. Are you one of them?
- Training - What four elements of a training program should be documented? We’ll tell you
- Bloodborne Pathogens — Employers who think this regulation applies only to emergency responders or healthcare personnel are wrong! Does this standard apply to you? We’ll help you analyze your coverage
- Implementing an effective Exposure Control Plan
- Your bloodborne pathogens post-exposure responsibilities as an employer
- The Needlestick Act — what it is and how it affects you and your employees
- What you must know about the lockout/tagout standard
When OSHA Knocks — Preparing Your Organization for an OSHA visit
- Is your business a likely candidate for an OSHA inspection? Find out who gets inspected most frequently — and why
- What free piece of paper could cost your organization a $1,000 penalty if an OSHA inspector doesn’t find it at your workplace? We’ll show you
- The bottom line — How much money can OSHA citations really cost you?
- What is the OSHA inspector looking for during an inspection tour? We’ll clue you in on the trouble spots guaranteed to be closely examined
- How to conduct your own OSHA inspection — Catch and correct problems before they become big headaches!
- Employee hospitalizations, heart attacks, car accidents, etc. — when and how to report these incidents to OSHA
- Should you consent to an inspection or demand a search warrant?
- From opening conference to penalty appeals, we’ll walk you through an OSHA inspection so you know what to expect and how to prepare
Record Keeping, OSHA and You — Keeping Your Records in Line with OSHA's Rigorous Requirements
- Who has to keep records? Who’s exempt? We’ll get you up to date on recent developments that can affect you
- Log 300, Form 300A and Form 301 record keeping in a nutshell
- Where can you keep and maintain OSHA records? How should you choose an official record keeper?
- Transmitting information in line with OSHA’s record-keeping time frames:
- From your organization to the central record keeper
- From the central record keeper to the OSHA Compliance Officer
- From the central record keeper to employees, former employees, personal representatives and union representatives regarding Log 300
- From the central record keeper to employees, former employees and personal representatives regarding Form 301
- From the central record keeper to union representatives regarding Form 301
- Posting requirements for Form 300A
- How to stay in OSHA compliance while reporting and recording on-the-job mishaps, injuries, incidents and catastrophes including:
- Loss of consciousness
- Days away
- Medical treatment beyond first aid
- Privacy concern