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  • Workplace Inspections (Mock OSHA and Needs Assessment)
  • Safety and Health Audits
  • Employee Training
  • Employer Training
  • Written Safety and Health Programs
  • Safety Committee Implementation and Maintenance
  • Sound Level Monitoring
  • Air Sampling
  • Crane Training
  • CPR Training
  • First Aid Training
  • AED Training
  • Digital Safety Data Sheets (SDSs)

Emergency Planning

The purpose of this program is to detail the basic steps to handle emergencies at your facility. These emergencies may include but not be limited to fires, tornadoes, explosions, bodily injury, chemical spills, and the accidental releases of toxic gases.

Fire Safety

The purpose of this program is to detail the necessary steps to handle a fire emergency at your facility. In the event of a fire emergency, area supervisors and employees will quickly decide whether to use portable fire extinguishers or turn in an alarm and evacuate. During employee training, it shall be made very clear that if there is doubt, an employee should exit and turn in an alarm. In case of a fire alarm, employees shall evacuate exactly as practiced during the fire drill(s).

Hazard Communication Program

This program summarizes efforts in worker communication and follows the format described in the Standard 29 CFR 1910.1200. This includes the written program, chemical list, employee training, labeling, and an explanation of the safety data sheets.


Lockout-Tagout deals specifically with the servicing and maintenance of machines and equipment in which the unexpected energization or start-up of the machines or equipment, or release of stored energy could cause injury to employees. Means of controlling the effects of hazardous start-ups and potential energy include lockout and tagout devices.

Electrical Safety

The provisions of this program cover electrical safety-related work practices for both qualified persons (those who have training in avoiding the electrical hazards of working on or near exposed energized parts) and unqualified persons (those with little or no training) working on, near, or with the premise wiring, wiring for connection to supply electricity, other wiring, and optical fiber cable.

Confined Space

The purpose of this program is to protect human life by establishing a system for identifying confined spaces, evaluating the potential hazards associated with these spaces and developing hazard control entry procedures.

This program establishes minimum requirements for confined space entry work and egress to prevent personal injury, illness or property damage. These procedures shall apply to all employees involved in confined space work.

Personal Protective Equipment

This program is intended to protect human life and prevent injuries by establishing a system of hazard assessment, personal protective equipment (PPE) selection and use, and employee training. The program applies to all employees. The elements of this program includes procedures for effectively conducting hazard assessments of each job to determine if PPE is required, as well as procedures for the selection of appropriate PPE based on the potential hazards identified in the hazard assessment. All employees shall be trained in the selection and use of all PPE used in the workplace. This is necessary due to the comprehensiveness of each program (i.e., Respirator Protection, Hearing Conservation, etc.).

Hearing Conservation

This program monitors noise level which is conducted using a calibrated digital sound level meter. This meter measures sound level in decibels (dB) in accordance with the ANSI standard for Sound Level Meters.

The OSHA Permissible Exposure Limit (PEL) for an eight-hour time-weighted-average (TWA) is 90 dBA. However, a hearing conservation program must be implemented if the 8-hr TWA exceeds 85 dBA.

Eyes, Face, Head Protection

The purpose of this program is to ensure that all employees and visitors have the protective eye, face, and head equipment. This equipment shall be of safe design and construction for the work to be performed. It shall be made mandatory for anyone entering the shop area to wear eye protection. Special eye and face protection shall be made available as needed to protect against specific hazards such as glare, liquids, and radiation. Head protectors shall be made available to all employees and their use shall be mandatory in all areas where there is any chance of head injury (i.e., falling objects, electric shock, and burns).

Respiratory Protection

This program outlines the responsibilities of the employers and employees pertaining to respiratory protection. Employees shall be trained in the proper use of respiratory protection, cautioning that trained employees bear the responsibility for accidents resulting from non-use or misuse of the provided equipment.

Powered Industrial Trucks

This program contains safety requirements relating to fire protection, design, maintenance, and use of fork trucks, tractors, platform lift trucks, motorized hand trucks, and other specialized industrial trucks powered by electric motors or internal combustion engines. This program does not apply to compressed air or nonflammable compressed gas-operated industrial trucks, or to farm vehicles, or to vehicles intended primarily for earth moving or over-the-road hauling.

Machine Safety

This program addresses OSHA safety requirements for many of the typical types of machines used. Included are machines used in woodworking, grinding, milling, cutting, forging, and power transmission. The general requirements pertaining to this program address guarding as a means to protect operators (this covers any type of machine). Also fixed machines shall be required to be anchored in place to prevent movement. As an employer, you must assure that the machines are maintained according to the manufacturers’ requirements and inspection requirements under OSHA.

Bloodborne Pathogens

The objective of this program is to protect employees from potential infection with bloodborne pathogens.

Provide a safe work environment for all employees, and to complying with all regulations regarding work-place safety. On December 6, 1991, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) promulgated a new standard for protecting workers against diseases that can be transmitted by contact with blood or body fluids. This standard is titled “Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens” and can be found in the Standard 29 CFR 1910.1030.

This program documents efforts pertaining to the provisions of this standard. All affected employees must participate in this program to ensure their safety, as well as the safety of others.

Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens Program shall include but not be limited to exposure control, methods of compliance, provisions for Hepatitis B vaccinations, communication of hazards to employees, training, and record keeping.

Fall Safety

This program supports compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Fall Protection Standard as found in 29 CFR 1926.500, 501, and 503. This program applies to all company employees who work in areas that contain fall hazards of 6 feet or greater.

Crane Safety

This program addresses the load limits and capacities for handling loads. Affected employees shall be instructed to comply with all warnings and precautions pertaining to load restrictions.

Manufacturing requires the handling of heavy and bulky materials. Depending on their size and weight, the means available to handle them varies. No matter what means are used, handling materials involves risk.

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