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  • Safety By Design Consulting Services Dave Ward certified OSHA Training Chicago Northwest Indiana

    New OSHA Standard Requirements


    The most significant requirements under the Walking-Working Surfaces are listed below and applies to all general industry workplaces and covers all walking-working surfaces, which include horizontal and vertical surfaces such as floors, stairs, roofs, ladders, ramps, scaffolds, elevated walkways, and fall protection systems. The final rule includes a number of revisions to the existing general […]

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    Construction Confined Space Requirements


    As an employer, your responsibilities are listed below in regards to confined spaces in construction.   The employer must ensure that a competent person identifies all confined spaces and permit-required confined spaces at the work-site. This would include identifying hazards, initial testing, PPE requirements and any other pertinent information regarding the confined space or permit […]

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    Safety in 2017 R U Ready??


    Safety in 2017 R U Ready?? A new year, a new beginning, so the most important question is: What are you going to do differently in 2017 then you did in 2016 in regards to protecting your business and investing in your employees safety?   The signs for safety are apparent and posted all over […]

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    OSHA issues final rule – Walking-Working Surface Standards


    U.S. Department of Labor November 17, 2016 OSHA issues final rule updating walking-working surfaces standards and establishing personal fall protection systems requirements WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration today issued a final rule updating its general industry Walking-Working Surfaces standards specific to slip, trip, and fall hazards. The rule […]

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  • Restaurant / Bar Safety Rescue

    Does your restaurant/bar need a Safety Rescue?


    Is your restaurant/bar establishment in need of a safety rescue? Just imagine. Ten seconds of an unsanitary condition in the food industry could create a food-borne illness which could be devastating to a bar or restaurant business. In most restaurants, employee safety is rarely addressed although the cost of injuries continue to rise and worker’s compensation […]

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    Investing in Employee Safety Makes Dollars & Sense


    JUST A THOUGHT If you invest in maintaining the equipment that makes your company profitable and productive, then why wouldn’t you invest in the safety of your employees who make it successful? If the lives of your employees really matter, then why don’t you invest in aneffective safety program to protect them?  Remember that is […]

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