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Posted November 30, 2018 at 11:45 AM
More than 14 people a day died while doing their jobs in 2016, highlighting the need for safety and procedural enhancements at their workplaces. Employers are starting to embrace new technology, such... Read More

Posted November 30, 2018 at 11:45 AM
The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) has released the results from its most recent brake safety initiative, which took place from Sept. 16-22. The agency inspected over 35,000 vehicles and... Read More

Posted November 30, 2018 at 9:30 AM
HIGHLIGHTS OSHA implemented a program that targets establishments for inspection based on their 2016 Form 300A data.     Establishments that had elevated injury and illnesses rates in 2016 are the... Read More

Posted October 30, 2018 at 2:30 PM
By Gary Glader, CSP - President of Horton Safety Consultants OSHA published its electronic recordkeeping standard in 2016. In addition to requiring the electronic submission of OSHA log information... Read More

Posted October 18, 2018 at 1:45 PM
By Gary Glader, CSP - President of Horton Safety Consultants Warning! Your manufacturing, construction, distribution, or not-for-profit business could be subject to OSHA inspection because of the... Read More

Posted September 27, 2018 at 2:15 PM
Safety training is one of the pillars of an effective safety and risk management program. Unfortunately, many employers approach the subject with just one thing in mind – OSHA compliance. If we want... Read More

Posted September 27, 2018 at 1:45 PM
Today, stop work authority is where any employee exercises their voice to stop work activity they perceive as dangerous by another. Stop work authority extends to potentially at-risk work performed... Read Original Story

Posted September 27, 2018 at 1:15 PM
Certain violations, even the appearance of such violations, especially in trenching and excavating on an underground, could destroy a contractors OSHA compliance history, therefore, resulting in lost... Read More

Posted September 13, 2018 at 3:15 PM
Perception IS Reality, using a Safety Perception Survey to gauge your safety culture and the viewpoints of your employees.  By Gary Glader, CSP - President of Horton Safety Consultants Mostly... Read More

Posted September 12, 2018 at 9:30 AM
By Gary Glader, CSP - President of Horton Safety Consultants The practice of safety has changed much in the nearly 40 years I’ve been involved in the profession. Measuring success was limited to... Read More