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5 Reasons You Need A Confined Space Rescue Team On-Site

1. Convenience – the service provided from a confined space team makes all the difference in the world when on a job site. It’s hard enough for a...

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OSHA’s Top 10 Most Cited Violations of 2017

Interestingly enough, OSHA’s top five violations for this year mirrored 2016’s.  Added to the top ten is the category of “fall protection- training requirements,”...

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PEC Orientation vs. OSHA 10-hour

Amerisafe offers both PEC Basic Orientation (a.k.a., “Safeland”) and the OSHA 10-hour courses.  Recently there have been some questions regarding which is “better”...

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OSHA Silica Rule Updates

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is now over one month into its enforcement of the revised silica rule and its final provisions from September 23, 2017. Though many...

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Safety Internship with Amerisafe

Ask The Safety Management Intern  Meet Jonathan Pierson, Slippery Rock University Graduate of 2017 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Safety Management. Jonathan spent twelve weeks this summer interning...

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Revisions to Drug Testing in the Workplace

Revisions to the Mandatory Guidelines for Federal Workplace Drug Testing Programs using urine take effect on October 1st 2017. The revised drug testing guidelines provide agencies implementing Executive Order 12564 with...

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5 Workplace Safety Myths

Workplace Safety Myths We spend 40 hours or more a week in an office or on a jobsite. During those 40 hours, it is important we feel safe and secure in our...

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OSHA Fatality Updates

OSHA Fatality Statistic Updates Every number recorded in the workplace fatality statistics represents a name-- a person, a worker, a family member, a friend. In OSHA history, the agency used...

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Manufacturing Controlled Substances & Reasonable Suspicion Program

DEA Update on Manufacturing Controlled Substances According to the DEA, the ammount of controlled substances manufactured in the US may be reduced by twenty percent next year. Opioid painkillers including...

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Occupational Health Services - A Healthier Job Site

According to Construction Drive, “Healthcare has been reactive and is now trying to move toward a proactive strategy.” More construction companies are now utilizing on-site medical services, setting...

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