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2013-07-22 23:22:43

Organizations that provide OSHA training are being asked to increase their level of due diligence in verifying that students have proper identification. Richardson, TX (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, OSHA, which oversees the OSHA 10-hour and 30-hour training programs, has recently updated the Outreach Training Program requirements. In addition to changing some of the rules governing which classes an OSHA-authorized instructor can teach and how...

2013-07-19 23:21:16

A new affiliation between 360training.com, who provides online courses through its affiliate OSHA Pros, and Columbia Southern University increases value of OSHA Pros Training. Students who graduate the OSHA Pros Hazwoper 40-hour training now earn credits towards an Associate degree in Occupational Health & Safety. Richardson, TX (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 OSHA Pros, LP, a partner of 360training.com and a major provider of online occupational safety training through its branded websites,...

2013-07-16 23:24:18

Clarion’s CEO, Geoffrey Peckham, honored during the American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) Council on Practices and Standards Awards Luncheon at the Safety 2013 Professional Development Conference and Exposition. Milford, PA (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 Clarion Safety Systems, a leading designer and manufacturer of safety signs and labels, announced today that its CEO, Geoffrey Peckham, has received the “Safety Professional of the Year” award from the American Society of Safety...

2013-07-16 23:21:01

The new TaskMate EZ Surface height adjustable workstation from HealthPostures is now improving the industrial workplace by giving employees a way to raise and lower their tabletop and reducing physical strain and fatigue. Burnsville MN (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 Having an adjustable workstation will help avoid strain and improve workplace comfort. Business owners will appreciate how the TaskMate EZ Surface will help increase productivity and reduce worker compensation claims and missed days of...

2013-07-09 23:00:29

KPA announces a complimentary Environmental & Safety Risk Assessment, allowing managers to efficiently track and adhere to Federal and State Regulations and management practices. Lafayette, CO (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 In response to increased regulatory inspections, compliance fines, and heightened injuries in the automotive industry, KPA has created the Environmental & Safety Risk Assessment. The customized, complimentary assessment provides dealers and collision centers with a...

2013-07-09 08:30:39

July ASSE Professional Safety journal article various fall protection methods available for residential construction, examining why contractors are slow in implementation CHICAGO, July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With falls from height remaining the most common cause of workplace fatalities among residential construction workers, the industry is looking for solutions to protect workers who build new homes. According to Fall Protection on Residential Construction Sites, a...

2013-07-08 23:21:55

Safety 2013, one of the nation's largest gatherings of safety professionals, included a presentation on OSHA's adoption of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Chemicals. Attendees were updated on the latest best practices surrounding chemical labels and safety data sheets. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 08, 2013 Over 4,000 of the top safety professionals from around the country gathered in Las Vegas during the last week of June for the American Society of Safety...

2013-07-03 23:23:34

Healthcare can now easily meet OSHA training requirements with BridgeFront’s new bite-sized OSHA online education. The program addresses all required topics in the four 30-minute sessions. Vancouver, WA (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 Healthcare staff face numerous safety and health hazards on a daily basis. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires healthcare to educate its staff on these hazards. BridgeFront announces its new bite-sized OSHA e-learning program for...

2013-07-03 20:20:42

OAKLAND, Calif., July 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cal/OSHA advises employers that continued vigilance is essential as the extended heat wave continues with brutal temperatures forecast through Friday in Southern California and the Central Valley. "Although some areas in the state are beginning to cool down, the extended heat wave in the Central Valley and Southern California will require employers to take special precautions. Rest, water, shade and increased vigilance are...

2013-06-29 23:02:21

KPA announces that their Hazard Communication Environment and Safety Training product is now available in Spanish. Lafayette, CO (PRWEB) June 29, 2013 The KPA Hazard Communication training in Spanish helps dealerships and service facilities comply with training requirements mandated by the updated OSHA Hazard Communication Standard. The training ensures that Spanish speaking employees know how to use their written Hazard Communication program, chemical inventory, safety data sheets...