Trench Safety

Two workers are killed every month in trench collapses. Make sure trenches are protected from cave- ins by: Sloping Benching Shoring Inspect trenches before each work shift and provide safe entry and exit through ladders, ramps or stairways. Keep all equipment, materials and spoil piles at least 2 feet back from trench edges. Definitions Shoring […]

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Osha Recommended Practices to Protect Temporary Workers Safety

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health today released Recommended Practices for staffing agencies and host employers to better protect temporary workers from hazards on the job. Aug. 25, 2014 Contact: Office of Communications Phone: 202-693-1999 OSHA, NIOSH announce recommended practices to protect temporary workers’ safety and […]

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Arizona State Plan for Occupational Safety and Health

The Occupational Safety and Health Act requires state plans to provide safety standards “at least as effective as” those of Federal OSHA. [Federal Register Volume 79, Number 162 (Thursday, August 21, 2014)] [Proposed Rules] [Pages 49465-49469] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2014-19781]   DEPARTMENT OF LABOR […]

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