Top 10 OSHA Violations 2018


OSHA has issued a list of the 10 most cited violations in 2018 so employers can  take measures to preemptively address these hazards this year. 

PHASE Associates can help you avoid these top 10 violations including others not cited and protect against fatal accidents. Our services include but not limited to safety health programs; written safety planssafety and health audits and OSHA and compliance training. Contact PHASE Associates for more information.
Industry News: Dangers of Combustible Dust 


Combustible dusts are fine particles that present an explosion hazard when suspended in air in certain conditions. A dust explosion can be catastrophic and cause employee deaths, injuries, and destruction of entire buildings. 

A pharmaceutical plant after a dust explosion.Picture Credit: OSHA's website

OSHA does not currently have a specific regulation for combustible dust. However, there are mandatory OSHA standards that should be established and followed. Read more on OSHA's Fact Sheet.

Some of the highlighted OSHA regulations that PHASE Associates can help you implement include but not limited to are:
PHASE Associates can assist in identifying the combustible dust hazards, implementing a written health and safety plan and provide all necessary OSHA training.  Contact PHASE Associates today to prevent any tragic consequences. 
Employers Must Post Injury/Illness Summary Through April 30

Each year, employers are required to post a copy of  OSHA Form 300A  from Feb. 1 through April 30.  The summary must be displayed in a common area where notices to workers are usually posted. Businesses with 10 or fewer workers and those in certain low-hazard industries are exempt from OSHA recordkeeping and posting requirements. Please contact PHASE Associates with any questions or visit OSHA's Recordkeeping Rule webpage   for more information.

Upcoming Events

OSHA HAZWOPER Training - 8 Hour Refresher 

Instructor: Gary P. Schwartz, CIH, CSP, CMC

When:  May 21, 2019 -  8:30am - 4:30pm


Location: Rutgers University - R alph Geiger Turfgrass Education Center
20 Indyk-Engel Way, New Brunswick, NJ 08902
  
A Certificate of Training and a wallet card will be provided to each participant who completes the course.

About PHASE Associates:

PHASE Associates offers a comprehensive range of environmental, health and safety services within Industrial Hygiene & Safety, Indoor Air Quality, Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Training, Construction & General Safety and Environmental Management/Hazardous Waste Operations. We customize a specific solution that is tailored specifically for you and your company.  
Please visit www.phaseassociate.com or contact us at (973)597-0750 and gary@phaseassociate.com.
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