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Worker safety during disaster recovery

Worker safety during disaster recovery

End of summer and fall are periods when certain regions of the United States see an increase in extreme weather events, including hurricanes, flooding, and tornados. For workers, clean up after one of these natural disasters can be an extremely dangerous on-the-job...
What is a “Competent Person” for OSHA?

What is a “Competent Person” for OSHA?

The term “Competent Person” is used in many OSHA standards and documents. An OSHA “competent person” is defined as “one who is capable of identifying existing and predictable hazards in the surroundings or working conditions which are unsanitary, hazardous, or...