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February 10, 2017

The U.S Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued out citations to a New Jersey construction company for a series of potentially life threatening safety violations on two different job sites. OSHA began their regulatory inspections of one site in October a...

February 1, 2017

The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) is making significant changes to standards for employers in general industry, construction, and shipyards that handle beryllium. Professionals in or involved with any of the following industries should take notice:

• Aerospace (aircraft bra...

September 2, 2016

Radiation is energy that travels from a source that is capable of penetrating materials. It can be potentially hazardous to workers in industrial facilities that contain radiation-producing equipment, such as X-Ray machines.

Before a radiation safety program can be developed, the radiation produc...

August 16, 2016

Respiratory protection is important to consider for facilities where contaminated or oxygen deficient air is present, in the form of dusts, fogs, fumes, gases and smokes. Contaminants, especially those from industrial products and chemicals, can cause irritation and damage to lungs.  

According t...

April 1, 2016

David Michaels, the Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health, recently published a report on the results of the first year of OSHA’s Severe Injury Reporting Program.  Beginning on January 1, 2015, employers were required to report any work-related amputation, in-patient ho...

March 22, 2016

Employers can now report fatalities and other serious workplace incidents to OSHA via an online form.

 

OSHA rules require employers to report to the agency, within eight hours of the incident, any time a worker is killed on the job. Serious injuries must be reported within 24 hours including ampu...

March 22, 2016

 

Baron personnel recently assisted several clients with creating and updating their Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) procedures. Proper lockout/tagout practices and procedures safeguard workers from the release of hazardous energy. The OSHA standard is found at 29 CFR 1910.147 and it outlines specific acti...

March 3, 2016

Baron's EHS (Environmental, Health & Safety) Risk Mitigation program is now available to all clients!

 

Baron’s EHS Risk Mitigation program has been developed based on the needs of our clients to reduce risk and uncertainty.  The EHS Risk Mitigation program features a series of periodic, customize...