Cal OSHA Training Videos & Courses
Federal OSHA has been critical of California due to being lax on “serious” violations associated with inspections and investigations. The Federal government wants California to significantly increase penalties especially those classified as serious.
California’s Safety Law - SB-198 - California's Senate Bill 198 represents a change of direction in Cal-OSHA's Compliance efforts and is designed to emphasize accident and injury prevention through effective safety programs and the strict enforcement of safety standards by Cal-OSHA. After these new rules are explained in this program, you may sit back and say to yourself, “This is what we've been doing all along, so what's the big deal?
Today, the California Worker’s Compensation Law provides a faster, fairer way to take care of injured workers where fault doesn’t have to be proved to recover medical expenses and lost wages. This job-injury insurance is paid for by your employer and supervised by the state. If you can’t work due to a job-related injury or illness, workers’ compensation automatically pays your medical bills and provides money to live on until you can return to work.
Safety Training: Strategies, Compliance Requirements, and Sample Training Outlines for California Employers
25 Most Commonly Cited OSHA Violations - Developing a program such as this is quite subjective and varies from state to state and it depends widely upon the individual OSHA inspectors. We've aimed this particular program at the manufacturing industry; however, the violations listed apply generally to any industry.
In response to growing concerns over crane safety, Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) recently released new crane and derrick safety standards. The rules will affect more than 4.8 million employees of crane and construction companies nationwide. This program will elaborate on the new standards and the employers’ responsibilities.
New Rule On Record-Keeping - OSHA Form 300 - OSHA's recordkeeping requirements, have been implemented since 1971 and were created to help employers identify workplace hazards and correct conditions hazardous to employees by maintaining records and tracking injuries, illnesses, and their causes. The new rule has been created to simplify the recordkeeping system and the use of technology for employees.
OSHA’s Eleven - Every factory, mill, and office in this country could well post a cautionary sign next to its front entrance. Warning: working may be hazardous to your health. Safety and loss prevention in the hospitality industry is a job that never ends ensuring that associates have a safe work environment and follow safety rules is a task that demands knowledge, constant vigilance, and dedication.
This program is an overview of the inspection criteria for OSHA inspectors to follow when they are inspecting workplaces for Hazard Communications Compliance.
This guidance document is not a standard or regulation, and it creates no new legal obligations. It contains recommendations as well as descriptions of mandatory safety and health standards [and other regulatory requirements]. The recommendations are advisory in nature, informational in content, and are intended to assist employers in providing a safe and healthful workplace.
Respiratory Protection: Respiratory Infection Control - Respirators Versus Surgical Masks Fact Sheet (Free Download)
It is important that employers and workers understand the significant differences between these two types of personal protective equipment. The decision whether or not to require workers to use either surgical masks or respirators must be based upon a hazard analysis of the workers’ specific work environments and the different protective properties of each type of personal protective equipment.
This publication provides a general overview of a variety of standardsrelated topics. This publication does not alter or determine compliance responsibilities which are set forth in OSHA standards, and the Occupational Safety and Health Act. Moreover, because interpretations and enforcement policy may change over time, for additional guidance on OSHA compliance requirements, the reader should consult current administrative interpretations and decisions by the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission and the courts.