Category Archives: OSHA

First new batch of courses for 2015!

Mastery is starting off 2015 with a new batch of Video On Demand courses, Partner courses, and Partner activities! The new Video On Demand courses include: RCRA Training For Hazardous Waste Generators Safe Lifting Process Safety Management Subtle Sexual Harassment: … Continue reading

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OSHA says lack of fall protection led to worker death

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) says that an Illinois roofing company’s failure to comply with fall protection laws led to the death of a worker. OSHA cited the business for one willful and four serious … Continue reading

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New OSHA reporting requirements go into effect on New Year’s Day

Last September, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced the adoption of stricter rules for reporting workplace injuries. After months of talks with industry representatives, those new rules will officially go into effect on January 1, and will increase … Continue reading

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There is a such thing as being too cold!

Is it really possible for a person to be “too cold”? Yes! Based on where you are in the country, extreme cold weather conditions can vary. Being in a cold environment forces the body to work twice and sometimes three times … Continue reading

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Be Prepared: Working In Cold Weather

Did you know every year on an average there are over 5,870,000 vehicle crashes, with about 23% of the crashes being weather-related? As the seasons change, Mastery Technologies wants to help you ensure the safety of those working or driving under … Continue reading

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OSHA cracking down on residential construction industry after spike in fatal falls

The number of fatal falls in the American construction industry is on the rise, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The statistics are troubling. Last year, 190 residential construction workers died on-the-job, a 23 percent increase over … Continue reading

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OSHA: Falls are leading cause of death in construction industry

More construction industry employees die from falling than from any other work-related hazard, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The federal agency is currently running a nationwide safety campaign to raise awareness about the dangers of falls … Continue reading

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OSHA cites food manufacturer for safety violations, levies $121,660 fine

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently cited a Louisiana food manufacturer for 16 serious and repeat safety violations, saying that Acadian Fine Foods LLC failed to protect workers from unsafe levels of carbon dioxide and dangerous machines. “Acadian … Continue reading

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Learn to Avoid OSHA’s Top 10 Cited Violations

Many employee vacations and scheduled time-off during the summer often means a slower pace settles in around the office; this is a great opportunity to re-acquaint your workforce on preventing injuries and illnesses that commonly occur in the workplace. Below is … Continue reading

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Keep the Workplace Educated on GHS and HazCom standards

Most of us deal with chemicals in our daily tasks at work.  Though you may have been trained on ones you work with, it is easy to forget about hazards and potential dangers.  As an employer, it is always beneficial … Continue reading

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