Archives for February 2018

Safety Measures for Machine Guarding

Moving machine parts have the potential to cause severe workplace injuries and in addition to the lockout/tagout procedures that we have covered, machine guarding is also an essential safety measure that employers need to adhere to. As OSHA and other safety agencies require, any machine part, function, or process that may cause injury must be safeguarded. When the operation ... [Continue Reading]

Recordkeeping for Compliance

In the construction industry, employers with more than 10 employees are required to keep a record of serious work-related injuries and illnesses. Starting this month until April, a summary of the work-related injuries from 2017, are also required to be prominently displayed in the workplace. Although minor injuries requiring first aid only do not need to be recorded, OSHA ... [Continue Reading]