OSHA Twitter Chat #Reporting2015

OSHA is inviting employers to take part in a Twitter chat to discuss the agency’s new reporting and recordkeeping requirements. Beginning Jan. 1, the new requirements will go into effect for employers covered by federal OSHA.Read more

SPAN is offering ASP & CSP Prep Classes in Orlando

SPAN International will be offering ASP & CSP prep classes in Orlando in December. Mention the Chapter for a $100 discount! ASP: Dec 8th-10th, 2014 http://www.spansafetyworkshops.com/asp-workshop.php CSP: Dec 11th-13th, 2014 http://www.spansafetyworkshops.com/csp-workshop.Read more

MADD – Tie One On for Safety Campaign

MADD’s website http://www.madd.org/ states: “Some of the most dangerous days of the year on our nation’s roadways are between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day.Read more

New reporting requirements go into effect January 1

Source: OSHA QuickTakes Volume 13, Issue 22 Beginning January 1, 2015, there will be a change to what covered employers are required to report to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.Read more

New factsheets available on tube and coupler scaffold safety: “Planning and Design” and “Erection and Use”

Source: OSHA QuickTakes Volume 13, Issue 22

Figure 1: Tube and Coupler Scaffold

Two new OSHA fact sheets – “Tube and Coupler Scaffold Planning and Design” (PDF*) and “Tube and Coupler Scaffold Erection and Use” (PDF*) – are now available to help employers protect construction worke