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We're Exhibiting at GEAPS 2019 North Central Conference

Appruv is happy to announce our participation in the GEAPS 2019 North Central Conference, August 5th – August 7th at the Scheman Building on the Iowa State University campus in Ames, IA. This event is…

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Cara Eccleston 0 0 Wednesday, July 10, 2019
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Contractor Management

Appruv is passionate about contractor management and the value of vendor prequalification and has engineered a prequalification platform that truly delivers a safer work experience. The article in PSJ accentuates the importance of contractors, product vendors, and suppliers in workplaces focused on safety, efficiency, and quality control.…

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Cara Eccleston 0 0 Thursday, May 30, 2019
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Heat Safety

While OSHA does not specify standards for protecting workers in hot environments, employers do have a duty to protect workers from recognized hazards including those that are heat related.…

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Cara Eccleston 0 0 Wednesday, May 22, 2019
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Young Worker Safety

This time of year can be very busy and it is important that employers never neglect to keep young workers safe. All workers have a right to a safe and healthy workplace. Hazards are present whether a young worker is working at a construction site, a grocery store, an office setting or a warehouse.…

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Justin Cremers 0 0 Wednesday, May 22, 2019
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Appruv to Exhibit at ASSP 2019 Safety Expo

Appruv is happy to announce our participation in the Safety 2019 Professional Development Conference & Exposition, June 9th – June 12th at the Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Convention Center in New Orleans, LA.…

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Cara Eccleston 0 0 Tuesday, May 21, 2019
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Appruv to Exhibit at RIMS 2019 Expo

Appruv is happy to announce our participation in the Risk Insurance & Management Society (RIMS) 2019 Expo, April 28 - May 1, 2019 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center in Boston, Massachusetts.…

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Jason Kelts 0 0 Monday, April 15, 2019
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Hazard Communication Pitfalls

Violations of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's hazard communication standard have often landed near the top of the administration's citation list throughout the last decade. One of the leading causes of these violations is that the rule requires extensive documentation and is considered "paper-intensive." Given the substantial amount of chemicals in the average facility, a hazard communication program must be managed daily to ensure continued compliance.…

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Jason Kelts 0 0 Monday, March 25, 2019
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Understanding OSHA: State Plans

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) encourages individual states to take responsibility for OSHA administration and enforcement within their respective boundaries. Each state possesses the capability to request and be granted the right to implement state-specific safety and health standards and regulations.…

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Jason Kelts 0 0 Thursday, February 21, 2019
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The General Duty Clause

The OSH Act requires that an employer maintain a place of employment free from recognized hazards that are causing or are likely to cause, death or serious physical harm, even if there is no specific OSHA standard addressing the circumstances. This requirement is covered under section 5(a)(1), the general duty clause. An employer may be cited for a violation of the OSH Act if the condition causes harm or is likely to cause harm to employees, even in the case that OSHA has not promulgated a standard that specifically addresses the hazard.…

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Jason Kelts 0 0 Friday, February 08, 2019
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Promulgation of New Standards

The OSH Act requires that a covered employer must comply with specific occupational safety and health standards, as well as all rules, regulations, and orders pursuant to the OSHA Act that apply to the workplace.…

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Jason Kelts 0 0 Wednesday, February 06, 2019

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