What you Need to Know About OSHA

2 min read The Occupational Health and Safety Administration, also known as OSHA, is a government body that sets and enforce standards in United States’ workplaces. As an employer, it is important to know OSHA’s priority is for workplace safety and not to issue fines and citations for businesses. Virtually every employee working in the country is “protected” by OSHA. This means workers can anonymously file complaints, request inspections, and are guaranteed the right to safe workplace. OSHA …

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3 Characteristics for a Successful Lockout/Tagout Program

Lockout Tagout Label

2 min read A lockout/tagout (LOTO) program is necessary for facilities with any type of dangerous machinery or equipment. The purpose of having a LOTO program in place is to control hazardous energy and protect those who are physically working or performing maintenance on a dangerous machine. While commonly used to control electricity safely, there are several other types of harmful energy including hydraulic pressure, hydraulic accumulation, pneumatic energy, gas, and many more. The Occupational Safety and Health …

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