Category Archives: OSHA

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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15 More Updated Courses for Third-Generation VOD Format

Mastery has been energetically converting courses to be compatible with our third-generation, Video On Demand (VOD) format, allowing courses to play on any mobile device.  It is extremely important to us to maintain a constant flow of updates in order … Continue reading

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Combustible Dust may be Lurking in Your Workplace

Are you aware of the numerous types of industries that are at risk for a combustible dust explosion?  Types of dust that have the potential to explode include not only organic materials like flour, sugar, and wood, but also inorganic … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget – GHS Training Deadline December 1st!

Don’t forget by December 1st all employees must be trained on the GHS updates to OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard. OSHA provides an easy-to-understand table outlining the effective dates for phasing in the new requirements of the Globally Harmonized System. Mastery … Continue reading

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GHS Training Deadlines are Quickly Approaching

As the summer months wind down, an important deadline for employee training completion is fast approaching and it affects a multitude of industries.  This deadline is for the new Global Harmonization System (GHS) for chemical labeling and handling. In order to … Continue reading

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GHS Training You Can Take on Any Device

In 1983, OSHA created the Hazard Communication Standard.  This standard’s purpose was, “…to ensure hazards of all chemicals produced or imported are evaluated, and details regarding their hazards transmitted to employers and employees.”  This standard is undergoing significant changes as … Continue reading

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Prevent Workplace Accidents and Fatalities with Training

To help promote training, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), implements procedures and stipulations in the majority of workplaces to ensure the safety of employees.  Though these guidelines are in place, many employers fail to realize the vital role … Continue reading

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