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Annual OSHA Update Seminar at Caspers Company

April 24, 2012 from 8:30am to 4pm
This seminar is a MUST for new information direct from OSHA and all attendees will have unprecedented access to OSHA personnel.YOUR SPEAKERS :  Les Grove - Area Director, OSHA and Staff Members:Keven Yarbrough - Asst. Area Director, Joan Spencer - Compliance Assistance Specialist,Compliance Safety & Health Officers: Matt Humphreville, Geraldo Ortiz, Erin Sanchez and Zack VincentTopics To Be  Covered:* Inspection  Stats, Emphasis Programs, Upcoming Proposed Standards and more.* Respiratory…See More
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Following Workplace Fatalities: OSHA's New Directive Helps Explain Inspection Procedures to a Victim’s Family

This new OSHA directive assists OSHA representatives in communicating investigation procedures with the family members of the victim after a workplace fatality incident has occured. OSHA representatives will contact and explain the investigation process and timeline, providing the family with updates throughout the investigation which ensures that early in the inspection process, an established point of contact can be made and a working relationship can be established. Once the investigation…See More
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West Central Florida Home Builders Showcase, Networking & Safety Expo at Wood Products - Truss Manufacturing Plant

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University of Georgia Study: Perception and Work-Life Balance are Key Factors in Workplace Safety

A worker’s perception of safety in the workplace and the work-life balance that businesses establish with their employees have a significant effect on the numbers of on-the-job injuries according to a recent University of Georgia study.“We’ve known for some time that certain occupations are more dangerous than others due to a variety of physical and other hazards. But in the last 20 years, there has been growing evidence that management and organizational factors also play a critical role. That…See More
Feb 24, 2012
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Fall Protection and OSHA Compliance at Online

February 1, 2012 from 12pm to 1:30pm
 Session 1: 12:00pm to 1:30 pmRegister Here: http://www.instantpresenter.com/PIID=EA52DD808447Session 2: 3:00pm to 4:30 pmRegister Here: http://www.instantpresenter.com/PIID=EA52DD80854DSee More
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Fall Protection and OSHA Compliance at Online

February 1, 2012 from 12pm to 1:30pm
 Session 1: 12:00pm to 1:30 pmRegister Here: http://www.instantpresenter.com/PIID=EA52DD808447Session 2: 3:00pm to 4:30 pmRegister Here: http://www.instantpresenter.com/PIID=EA52DD80854DSee More
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Fall Protection and OSHA Compliance at Online

February 1, 2012 from 12pm to 1:30pm
 Session 1: 12:00pm to 1:30 pmRegister Here: http://www.instantpresenter.com/PIID=EA52DD808447Session 2: 3:00pm to 4:30 pmRegister Here: http://www.instantpresenter.com/PIID=EA52DD80854DSee More
Jan 4, 2012

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Where do you live (city, state, country)?
Tampa, Florida
What industry do you work in?
Construction Safety
What company do you work for or associate with?
Hugs One L.L.C. (www.hugsafety.com)
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Manufacturer/Supplier of a passive fall protection/prevention guardrail system. Please visit http://www.hugsafety.com for more information.

 

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Following Workplace Fatalities: OSHA's New Directive Helps Explain Inspection Procedures to a Victim’s Family

This new OSHA directive assists OSHA representatives in communicating investigation procedures with the family members of the victim after a workplace fatality incident has occured. OSHA representatives will contact and explain the investigation process and timeline, providing the family with updates throughout the investigation which ensures that early in the inspection process, an established point of contact can be made and a working relationship can be established. Once…

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Posted on April 18, 2012 at 9:53am

University of Georgia Study: Perception and Work-Life Balance are Key Factors in Workplace Safety

A worker’s perception of safety in the workplace and the work-life balance that businesses establish with their employees have a significant effect on the numbers of on-the-job injuries according to a recent University of Georgia study.

“We’ve known for some time that certain occupations are more dangerous than others due to a variety of physical and other hazards. But in the last 20 years, there has been growing evidence that management and organizational factors also play a critical…

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Posted on February 24, 2012 at 10:59am

Interim Final Rules Published for OSHA's Revision of Whistleblower Regulations

OSHA published their final rules today of the Federal Register that revise regulations governing whistleblower complaints. The act protects employees of publicly traded companies and their subsidiaries, and of certain other employers, from retaliation for reporting mail fraud, wire fraud, bank fraud, securities fraud, violations of SEC rules or regulations, or violations of any provision of federal law relating to fraud against shareholders. OSHA is requesting public comment on the interim…

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Posted on November 3, 2011 at 4:49pm

Fall Protection Ranks #1 On OSHA's Top 10 Most Cited Violations of 2011 List

Yesterday, OSHA unveiled it's top 10 most cited violations of 2011 during a live presentation at the NSC stating that falls are still the leading cause of death in construction. Fall Protection peaked this year at #1 with 7,139 citations issued.

For more information and the complete top 10 list, please visit: http://ehstoday.com/standards/osha/OSHA-top-10-citations-0202/

Posted on November 2, 2011 at 5:00pm

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