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Electrical Compliance
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Electrical Compliance

Join HSI Chief Safety Officer Jill James as she visits environmental health and safety professionals in their workplaces to explore...  More →

Preparing Your Organization for Electrical Compliance
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Preparing Your Organization for Electrical Compliance

Today's guest blog is from Jerry Laws of Occupational Health & Safety magazine. There were many changes and updates made...  More →

Related Topics: Electrical Compliance , Electrical , Electrical Safety

New Products in Safety: How Dual-Hazard Clothing Helps Fulfill OSHA’s Revised 1910.269 Ruling
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New Products in Safety: How Dual-Hazard Clothing Helps Fulfill OSHA’s Revised 1910.269 Ruling

In April 2014, OSHA published a revision to the 1910.269 ruling. The revision applies to employers that work with electric...  More →

Related Topics: Compliance , Electrical , Electrical Safety , Electrical Compliance , ewt , nfpa70e , psja

What Makes a Qualified Electric Worker?
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What Makes a Qualified Electric Worker?

Any business with employees who work on electrical equipment faces the challenge of determining who is a qualified worker. The...  More →

Related Topics: electrical worker , Electrical Safety , Electrical Compliance , 1910.26 , NFPA 70E , 1910.333

Protecting Against the Top 5 Utility Line Worker Hazards
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Protecting Against the Top 5 Utility Line Worker Hazards

Electrical utility line work is dangerous, and there are many hazards that come along with this type of work. Electrical...  More →

Related Topics: Compliance , Electrical , Electrical Safety , Electrical Compliance , ewt , exposure , OSHA , utility safety

Qualified Electric Worker (QEW) – Everything you Need to Know to Comply with OSHA 1910.332 & 1910.333
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Qualified Electric Worker (QEW) – Everything you Need to Know to Comply with OSHA 1910.332 & 1910.333

It’s not just regulatory compliance. In the last 10 years, more than 20,000 workers were injured in workplace electrical accidents...  More →

May is National Electrical Safety Month
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May is National Electrical Safety Month

Are your employees following the best safety practices for working with electricity? Electrical injuries can be serious or even fatal...  More →

Related Topics: Electrical Safety , Electrical

About The NFPA 2015 70E Standard Revision
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About The NFPA 2015 70E Standard Revision

For 2015, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has brought forward a critical revision to its standard for electrical safety...  More →

Related Topics: Electrical , Electrical Safety , nfpa70e , ewt , OSHA , Training

Tackle OSHA's Top 10
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Tackle OSHA's Top 10

OSHA's Top 10 Most-Frequent Citations address hazards that commonly result in serious occupational injury, fatality, or illness. This mix of...  More →

CPR and OSHA’s Latest Electrical Power Regulation
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CPR and OSHA’s Latest Electrical Power Regulation

OSHA has scheduled April 11, 2014 as the publication date for its final rule (regulation) on Electric Power Generation, Transmission...  More →

Related Topics: CPR , 24-7 EMS

20th Anniversary of the 2003 Electrical Grid Blackout
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20th Anniversary of the 2003 Electrical Grid Blackout

It’s the 20th anniversary of the 2003 Northeast blackout. On August 14, 2003, the largest blackout in North American history...  More →

Related Topics: 2003 electrical grid blackout , 2003 Northeast blackout

10 Ways You Can Foster Better Compliance in the Workplace
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10 Ways You Can Foster Better Compliance in the Workplace

When I tell people what I do and I mention compliance training, the typical response is a groan, an...  More →

Related Topics: Compliance , Training & Development

The Role of HR in Safety and Compliance
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The Role of HR in Safety and Compliance

To date, there are 180 federal laws that mandate what companies must do to ensure the health and safety of...  More →

Related Topics: Human Resources , Safety , safety pro , safety training , Workplace Safety , Workplace Culture

Special Work Conditions and Safe Material Handling for Electrical Workers
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Special Work Conditions and Safe Material Handling for Electrical Workers

Electric utility work is among the most dangerous types of jobs. Every year, 13,000 electrical workers are injured so severely...  More →

Related Topics: Electrical , Electrical Safety , Electrical Compliance , ewt , exposure

Qualified Electric Worker (QEW)
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Qualified Electric Worker (QEW)

OHSA’s qualified electric worker (QEW) standards can be confusing whether you’re a manufacturing facility, construction site, or utility. Many people...  More →

Health & Safety Program Templates
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Health & Safety Program Templates

Looking for written Health & Safety Program Templates? Do you know what written health and safety programs and policies you...  More →

Building Materials Company Enhances Efficiencies by Developing Qualified Electric Worker Program
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Building Materials Company Enhances Efficiencies by Developing Qualified Electric Worker Program

A small building materials company with 65 years of experience needed to improve efficiencies. One area they identified was electrical...  More →

Arc Flash Labeling
Supervisor Safety Tips

Arc Flash Labeling

Join HSI's Chief Safety Officer Jill James as she visits environmental health and safety professionals in their workplaces to explore...  More →

Custom Training
Industrial Skills

Custom Training

Developing Technical Training Specific to Your Company’s Needs Meeting your company’s training needs is a challenging process whether you are...  More →

HSI February Newsletter
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HSI February Newsletter

Your monthly digest of EHS, Compliance, and Professional Development resources & news for you and your business, with something for everyone....  More →

Related Topics: newsletter , safety pro , Safety , Health , health and safety , safety training

HSI March Newsletter
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HSI March Newsletter

Your monthly digest of EHS, Compliance, and Professional Development resources & news for you and your business, with something for everyone....  More →

Related Topics: newsletter , Safety , product , safety blog

HSI November Newsletter
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HSI November Newsletter

Your monthly digest of EHS, Compliance, and Professional Development resources & news for you and your business, with something for everyone....  More →

Related Topics: newsletter , safety pro , Safety , Health , health and safety , safety training

HSI April 2023 Newsletter
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HSI April 2023 Newsletter

Your monthly digest of EHS, Compliance, and Professional Development resources & news for you and your business, with something for everyone....  More →

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Power
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Power

Industrial skills training covers the power industry, including generation, transmission, and distribution, providing solutions to support the reliability of the...  More →

Health & Safety Institute Acquires Vivid Learning Systems
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Health & Safety Institute Acquires Vivid Learning Systems

The leader in workplace safety, compliance and emergency training has acquired one of the leading sources for safety training online...  More →

Related Topics: Acquisition

Why Outsource Employee Training?
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Why Outsource Employee Training?

We all know the importance of effective and engaging employee training, and not just for compliance topics, but also for...  More →

Related Topics: Training & Development , buying

HSI and Brady Corporation Collaborate to Offer Safety Management Solution
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HSI and Brady Corporation Collaborate to Offer Safety Management Solution

New Configurable, Integrated SMS and Labeling Solution Helps Improve Safety Programs Nationwide HSI, a leader in Environmental Health and Safety...  More →

Related Topics: safety management , Brady Corporation , SMS

It’s Time to Address Generator Frustrations with FAC-008
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It’s Time to Address Generator Frustrations with FAC-008

For anyone, especially Generator Owners, who has been involved in compliance with the NERC Reliability Standards in the past few...  More →

Related Topics: generator frustration , generator , FAC-008

A New Entry for OSHA’s Top Ten
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A New Entry for OSHA’s Top Ten

OSHA’s Top Ten Most Cited Violations is a familiar list to anyone in EHS. It’s an annual snapshot of the...  More →

Related Topics: Top 10 , OSHA

How OSHA Inspectors Think: Respirator Fit Testing
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How OSHA Inspectors Think: Respirator Fit Testing

Respirator Fit Testing Have employees been medically evaluated to ensure they are physiologically able to wear a respirator? 1910.134(e)(1) Commonly...  More →

Related Topics: Compliance , OSHA , osha standards , PPE , respiratory protection , Safety , safety training , Training

HSI Acquires Vivid Learning Systems
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HSI Acquires Vivid Learning Systems

HSI is proud to welcome Vivid Learning Systems, one of the nation's fastest-growing providers of online safety training, to our...  More →

Related Topics: Acquisition , Acquire , Vivid , safety training , safetyt , Training

PER-005
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PER-005

You’re required to have a PER-005 compliant training program. The good news is an effective training program is a compliant...  More →

Are you a fire hazard in your workplace?
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Are you a fire hazard in your workplace?

Fires account for approximately 3% of workplace fatalities each year. Additionally, they cost businesses billions of dollars in property damage...  More →

Related Topics: Compliance , exposure , fire , fire safety

EEI and OSHA Reach Settlement on Final Rules Affecting Electric Utilities
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EEI and OSHA Reach Settlement on Final Rules Affecting Electric Utilities

After months of gathering information and forming the necessary arguments, Edison Electric Institute (EEI) has reached a settlement agreement with...  More →

Related Topics: awareness , Electrical , ewt , online safety training , nfpa70e , personal protective equipment , PPE , self rescue

Safety Blog Series: Part 2 | You’ve Got the Job. Now What?
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Safety Blog Series: Part 2 | You’ve Got the Job. Now What?

Welcome back! So what’s next now that you have this safety position? In Part I we talked about the power...  More →

Related Topics: awareness , checklist , hr , job , online safety training , OSHA , osha standards , PPE , Safety , safety pro

Power
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Power

The power industry impacts everyone’s life with the touch of a button. Keeping the lights on is your industry’s key...  More →

Online Safety Training: What Customers Say They Want, But Don’t Have (and where to find it)
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Online Safety Training: What Customers Say They Want, But Don’t Have (and where to find it)

One recent survey of customer’s across the online training industry revealed a wish list of specific training desires, course titles...  More →

Related Topics: awareness , Compliance , Driving , online safety training

Q & A: OSHA’s Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards
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Q & A: OSHA’s Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards

Question: “Does OSHA have a "high-risk" hazard list, like combustible dust, or lack of FR clothing in facilities with Flash...  More →

Related Topics: Compliance , Construction , Electrical , fall protection , OSHA , osha standards

How OSHA Inspectors Think
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How OSHA Inspectors Think

Here are a few things that I like to call ‘low-hanging fruit’ for OSHA inspectors—circumstances that are common, obvious, and...  More →

Related Topics: inspectors , OSHA , osha inspections

Q & A: Combustible Waste Materials
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Q & A: Combustible Waste Materials

Question: “Is there a rule on size of shred bins with no sprinkler system in the work place?” Answer: Nope...  More →

Related Topics: Compliance , online safety training , osha standards , safety training

The Safety Professional Behind the Curtain
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The Safety Professional Behind the Curtain

I’ve been a safety and health professional for more than 20 years now. Had I known what skills were needed...  More →

Related Topics: awareness , Buy in , hr , lms , roi

Stand-down for Fall Prevention
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Stand-down for Fall Prevention

While preventing falls where workers use ladders and lifts to carry out their job duties is a year-round task for...  More →

Related Topics: Falls , Fall proctection , fall prevention

Emergency Response
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Emergency Response

What’s the hazard here? Where do we start, right? Let’s focus on the exit door. The sign on the door...  More →

Related Topics: Compliance , nsg , online safety training , OSHA , osha standards

True Stories in Safety Training
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True Stories in Safety Training

In 2011, OSHA fined a company in Illinois called AMD Industries. OSHA fined them $1.2 million dollars. Some of the...  More →

Related Topics: Compliance , Driving , Electrical , hr , online safety training , OSHA , PPE , safety pro

Managing the Safety Risks of a Construction Contractor
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Managing the Safety Risks of a Construction Contractor

Very few construction contractors self-perform all of the necessary trades to complete a project. A general contractor (GC) is commonly...  More →

Related Topics: accident , awareness , Compliance , Construction , exposure , hr , OSHA

The Trouble with “OSHA-Approved”
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The Trouble with “OSHA-Approved”

What’s the 4-Letter Word (equivalent) of Safety? The nails on the proverbial chalk board? The eye-roller? This two word combo...  More →

Related Topics: OSHA , Safety

Audits are a Good Thing
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Audits are a Good Thing

I never realized the benefits of an audit until later in my career. Audits have commonly been looked on as...  More →

Related Topics: accident , auditing , audits , Compliance , hr , PPE , safety pro

Power Plant Safety
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Power Plant Safety

Power plants are complex environments that house high-voltage equipment, flammable materials, and hazardous chemicals. A momentary lapse in safety protocols...  More →

Related Topics: accident , coal , Electrical , Electrical Safety , Electrical Compliance , ewt , nfpa70e , lock

All the OSHA Acronyms! With Definitions!
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All the OSHA Acronyms! With Definitions!

One of the frustrating things about the government—or any large bureaucratic institution—is the jargon. Least popular for laymen are acronyms...  More →

Related Topics: accident , awareness , Compliance , Construction , Electrical , OSHA

Tackling OSHA’s Top 10 Citations: 1910.147 - Lockout/Tagout
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Tackling OSHA’s Top 10 Citations: 1910.147 - Lockout/Tagout

The sixth most cited hazard by OSHA in Fiscal Year 2022 is lockout/tagout or Control of Hazardous Energy (lockout/tagout), general...  More →

Related Topics: Compliance , online safety training , OSHA , Safety

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