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Creating and Implementing Effective Emergency Response Plans

September 16, 2016

What is an Emergency Response Plan?

News reports have been devoted to far too many instances of emergency response requirements in recent months. Stories abound related to more types of emergencies than we would care to think about:

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Topics: Health & Safety

The Importance of Health & Safety Training for OSHA Compliance

October 30, 2014

workplace safetyIf you consider roughly 90 million Americans spend their days at work, the importance of health and safety training for OSHA compliance can’t be overstated. According to the OSHA website, prior to the Occupational Safety and Health Act in 1970, it was estimated that 14,000 deaths occurred as a result of job-related accidents, almost 2.5 million workers were disabled, and new occupational diseases had reached 300,000.  Businesses lost more productivity due to worker illness and injury than to employee strikes.  Lost wages, medical expenses and disability compensation cut deeply into the economy.

Understanding the need for uniform regulations on the job, OSHA has dedicated significant resources to training both employers and their employees.  The goal of OSHA’s training program is to “broaden worker and employer knowledge on the recognition, avoidance, and prevention of safety and health hazards in their workplaces.”

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Topics: Health & Safety

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Welcome to our postings on the environment and regulatory impact.  We strive to keep you informed with the latest changes in regulations and with lessons learned from our time in the field

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