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OSHA Issues Guidance for Recording COVID-19 Cases

On April 10, 2020, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued interim guidance for recording cases of COVID-19. The memorandum provides guidance for enforcing the requirements of their recordkeeping standard 29 CFR Part 1904 with respect to the recording of cases of COVID-19.…

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Justin Cremers 0 0 Monday, April 13, 2020
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OSHA Issues Guidance for Respiratory Protection During N95 Shortage Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued interim enforcement guidance to help combat supply shortages of disposable N95 filtering facepiece respirators (N95 FFRs) due to the COVID-19 pandemic.…

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Justin Cremers 0 0 Tuesday, April 07, 2020
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Managing Contractors During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Keeping up to date with the Coronovirus pandemic and providing your employees with important safety information and procedures is imperative to any workplace health and safety initiative. Here are some ideas for ways you can manage your contractor teams during the current pandemic climate.…

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Appruv Marketing 0 0 Wednesday, April 01, 2020
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Environmental Management Systems

An Environmental Management System, such as ISO 14001, is based on a very simple premise: general management concepts.  A common management technique commonly referred to is the plan-do-check-act method.…

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Appruv Marketing 0 0 Thursday, March 12, 2020
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Contractor Safety and Health: Manganese in Welding

With the high number of incidents occurring on the job site, it’s easy to see that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and other regulatory agencies set their priorities towards immediate reaction hazards and high-risk safety programs.  Prioritizing efforts based on leading factors is effective, yet, there is less of a spotlight that is strictly focused on the unseen hazards of contractor work through some of the most popular occupational safety outlets, meaning, the information is not as widespread as the OSHA Top Ten or other comparable safety initiatives.…

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Appruv Marketing 0 0 Tuesday, February 11, 2020
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Using EMR to Qualify Contractors

Experience modification rate, or more commonly EMR, is a metric that has been used by many industries for the purposes of prequalifying vendors and subcontractors.…

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Appruv Marketing 0 0 Tuesday, January 21, 2020
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Economic Impact on Workplace Incident Rates

On December 23, 2019, the Bureau of Labor Statistics published a comparison report related to the number of occupational fatalities in 2018 to previous years.  At 5,250, the United States experienced…

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Appruv Marketing 0 0 Thursday, January 09, 2020
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What is Prequalification and Can’t I Manage it In-House?

Through a prequalification process, it is important for a client company to gather information about the contractors, suppliers, and vendors who provide services to a facility, assess the risk they pose and ensure they meet corporate requirements.…

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Justin Cremers 0 0 Wednesday, December 18, 2019
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Winter is Coming

Working in cold conditions isn’t just uncomfortable, it can be very dangerous. Here are some tips and our Winter Preparedness Checklist to help keep you and your workforce safe.…

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Sara Pearson 0 0 Monday, December 02, 2019
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Leading Indicators

OSHA recently announced that it is moving away from relying on past employer safety statistics, or lagging indicators, and will focus enforcement efforts on leading indicators.…

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Justin Cremers 0 0 Thursday, November 14, 2019

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