OSHA Inspections – How To Prepare

Roy Kroker, Consultation Manager, OSHA, Oregon

17 min read Roy Kroker, Consultation Mgr., OSHA, Oregon Details. Did you know that a consultation by OSHA cannot trigger an OSHA inspection? Hear from Roy Kroker, Consultation Manager of OSHA, Oregon. Roy explains that the Consultation and Enforcement divisions operate independently. In this 26 minute interview, Dan Clark asks 16 questions of Roy on OSHA’s free consultative services, OSHA’s new hazard communication label standard, confined space, arc flash, and more. Roy describes how his staff can go …

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Safety Management System Improvements

< 1 min read Maureen Johnson, CSP, Integrated Health Services Program Manager for IBM. Details. Hear about Safety Management Systems from Maureen Johnson, Integrated Health Services Program Manager for IBM. Maureen explains the progress made in keeping workers safe. She urges companies large and small to have some kind of SMS, such as OSHA’s VPP, Sharp, I2P2, ANSI Z10, or OHSAS 18001. Maureen also encourages participation in industry organizations ASSE, NFPA, NETS, and others. Interview Transcript (:00) Brandon Nys: Welcome to …

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Do A Combustible Dust Test

< 1 min read Preventing Fatal Accidents at Work Details. Fine metal or organic particles can burst into flames. Dust explosions can happen in a confined space without notice. Hear dust and flammability expert Dr. Ashok Dastidar discuss a Go/No-Go test, and how to collect a sample of dust in your facility. Dr. Dastidar warns that dust which comes from something that isn’t normally flammable can actually explode. For example, a steel rod may not burn. But, if you …

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Free Safety Resources

< 1 min read Dave Weber Offers Free Resources at SafetyAwakenings.com Details. Former OSHA inspector, Dave Weber, explains why he offers free safety resources at his website, SafetyAwakenings.com.

Dave says “My father and my uncle were both seriously hurt in on-the-job accidents…I get a lot of satisfaction from sharing information and resources with other folks so that they can help to prevent other people’s fathers and uncles from being hurt on the job.” Mr. Weber has 40 years of work …

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