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Mold and Latex Allergies in the Workplace: What to Do
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Mold and Latex Allergies in the Workplace: What to Do

In addition to the seasonal pollen-inspired sneezing and runny eyes you’ll see among your employees beginning this time of year...  More →

Related Topics: Mold , latex

Knock, Knock—It’s OSHA: Programmed Inspections (Part 2)
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Knock, Knock—It’s OSHA: Programmed Inspections (Part 2)

Programmed inspections are OSHA’s lowest enforcement priority, but these inspections outnumber unprogrammed inspections, so it is clear that programmed inspections...  More →

Related Topics: awareness , Compliance , Construction , Electrical , exposure , hr , job

FAQ: Are MDs Exempt from OSHA Training Standards?
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FAQ: Are MDs Exempt from OSHA Training Standards?

In conversation with customers, this question comes up often enough to be addressed, so I’m going into more detail here...  More →

Related Topics: bloodborne pathogens , exposure , federal standards , healthcare , medical , OSHA , Training

10 Reasons You’re Probably Wrong About Online Safety Training: Part 2
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10 Reasons You’re Probably Wrong About Online Safety Training: Part 2

Continued from Part 1 From experience, we understand that there’s a lot of misinformation about online training and its value...  More →

Related Topics: accident , Compliance , effectiveness , engagement , hr , lms , myths , online training , OSHA

Webinar: Vaccination and Test Tracking –  Keeping Workers Safe
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Webinar: Vaccination and Test Tracking – Keeping Workers Safe

Looking for a way to log, track, and maintain employee vaccination status and test results? Unsure what the latest federal...  More →

Q & A: Exempt from OSHA?
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Q & A: Exempt from OSHA?

Question: “If the state has no written program, is a 'public' entity exempt from OSHA? Also, what is your recommendation...  More →

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

HSI December Newsletter
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HSI December 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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How-To: Determining State or Federal OSHA Jurisdiction
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How-To: Determining State or Federal OSHA Jurisdiction

How-To: Determining State or Federal OSHA Jurisdiction Did You Know: Employers under state Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) plans...  More →

Related Topics: Construction , hr , job , mining , OSHA , standards

Active Shooter Response & Situational Awareness
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Active Shooter Response & Situational Awareness

"Mom, I'm fairly certain we'll be having a lock-down drill today at school." – Kids everywhere right now. Your student...  More →

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10 Questions You Need to Ask Before Buying Online Training
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10 Questions You Need to Ask Before Buying Online Training

Essential questions you’ll want to ask any provider before investing in online safety training, and honest answers from the people...  More →

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Q & A: State & Federal Training Requirements
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Q & A: State & Federal Training Requirements

Q & A: State & Federal Training Requirements Question: “Where do I find information about state & federal safety training...  More →

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

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

10 Ways to Support Pregnant Employees: Know the Laws [+ More!]
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10 Ways to Support Pregnant Employees: Know the Laws [+ More!]

It’s hard to fathom, that pregnancy discrimination still exists. Since the start of FY 2011, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity...  More →

Related Topics: anti-harassment , discrimination , anti-harassment training , anti-discrimination training , learning and development , Inclusive Culture

A Decade with OSHA’s Outreach Training Program
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A Decade with OSHA’s Outreach Training Program

Eight million, eight hundred forty-six thousand, three hundred and eighty-two (8,846,382) That is how many workers have been trained in...  More →

Related Topics: OSHA , OSHA 10 , OSHA 30 , Compliance , hr

Maximizing Your Workforce Training Investment
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Maximizing Your Workforce Training Investment

The first thing you want to know is who needs what training and then you have to figure out how...  More →

Related Topics: Compliance , fire , job , online safety training , OSHA , osha standards

What OSHA’s 2022 Top 10 List Says About Workplace Safety in the United States
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What OSHA’s 2022 Top 10 List Says About Workplace Safety in the United States

Each year OSHA publishes a top 10 list of the most frequently cited standards found during inspections conducted by federal...  More →

Related Topics: OSHA , Workplace Safety , Regulations , standards , safety pro

OSHA Updates PSM Standards for Retail Exemption
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OSHA Updates PSM Standards for Retail Exemption

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has updated its standards on Process Safety Management of Highly Hazardous Chemicals (PSM)...  More →

Related Topics: PSM , Chemical Compliance , hazardous chemicals , OSHA

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

Facts About OSHA 10 & 30 Online Training
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Facts About OSHA 10 & 30 Online Training

HSI is one of the extremely few companies authorized by federal OSHA to provide the 10/30 hour courses online, and...  More →

Related Topics: Construction , hr , job , OSHA , OSHA 10 , OSHA 30

Understanding the Proposed IBR Scope Expansion
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Understanding the Proposed IBR Scope Expansion

To no one’s surprise, the big tent of reliability regulations is expanding to include more invertor based resources, or IBR...  More →

Related Topics: QEW , Utility , utility safety , Power Lines , industrial skills , distribution , qualified electic worker , transmission , training reinforcement , Decision Making , career progression , employee retention , mentorship

Evolving Worldwide Trends in Chemical Regulation
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Evolving Worldwide Trends in Chemical Regulation

If you manufacture, distribute or work with chemicals, then you probably know a thing or two about regulations and standards...  More →

Related Topics: worldwide , Chemical , Chemical Safety

HIPAA and the HITECH Act 2013 – FAQs
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HIPAA and the HITECH Act 2013 – FAQs

Breaches and health information privacy complaints are on the rise and public concern has significantly increased over recent years. Consequentially...  More →

Related Topics: awareness , Compliance , Health , healthcare

Is DIY Safety Training Right for Your Organization?
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Is DIY Safety Training Right for Your Organization?

You’re ready to take safety training to the next level—that’s a good thing. Because if you think you need safety...  More →

Related Topics: accident , Compliance , engagement , lms , OSHA , safety pro , DIY

How to Keep Workers Safe Around Chemicals
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How to Keep Workers Safe Around Chemicals

It may surprise you to learn that more than half a million Americans work in laboratories, according to numbers from...  More →

Related Topics: chemical management

How OSHA Inspectors Think: Free Poster
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How OSHA Inspectors Think: Free Poster

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

Related Topics: Compliance , OSHA , Safety , safety pro , workers comp

Renewable Generation: How Big is Too Big?
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Renewable Generation: How Big is Too Big?

Though explored in more depth in this Energy Central article, the issue of limiting the size of new generation facilities...  More →

Related Topics: renewable generation , nerc

The Rising Tide of Attention on Renewables – Welcome to the Club
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The Rising Tide of Attention on Renewables – Welcome to the Club

As renewable generation continues to grow, occupying bigger and bigger portions of overall installed capacity in the United States, its...  More →

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Happy Birthday OSHA!
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Happy Birthday OSHA!

OSHA has a birthday? Indeed, and it’s 50 years old today. Fifty years ago, President Nixon signed the Occupational Safety...  More →

Related Topics: OSHA , Anniversary

ESG: Environmental Social Governance
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ESG: Environmental Social Governance

Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) initiatives can be complex, daunting and task-intensive. HSI aims to simplify your compliance and organizational...  More →

OSHA 2021 Outlook
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OSHA 2021 Outlook

With a new administration entering the White House, 2021 could be very interesting for OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration)...  More →

Related Topics: OSHA , 2021 , Outlook , Administration , OSHA Budget , Focus , standards

OSHA 10 and 30 Hour Courses & History
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OSHA 10 and 30 Hour Courses & History

A lot of companies and job sites are now requiring workers to obtain their OSHA 10 or 30 Hour card...  More →

Related Topics: Compliance , Construction , job , OSHA , OSHA 10 , OSHA 30

Training Accessibility & Design: Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Rehabilitation Act
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Training Accessibility & Design: Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Rehabilitation Act

Providing safety training online that is accessible to individuals with disabilities is a critical component of any online training program...  More →

Related Topics: accessiblity , Compliance , disability , effectiveness , engagement , hr , PPE

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

Life in a Rapidly Changing Workplace Due to COVID-19
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Life in a Rapidly Changing Workplace Due to COVID-19

We were reminded last year of a famous quote by Heraclitus, the famed Greek philosopher who said, “the only constant...  More →

Related Topics: Covid , covid 19 , Workplace , Workplace Safety

OSHA 2020 Outlook
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OSHA 2020 Outlook

How might 2020 be shaping up for OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration)? Here are some key points of interest...  More →

Related Topics: Compliance , Construction , exposure , hazard communication , hr , OSHA , osha outlook

Answers From The Expert
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Answers From The Expert

Q Who is this? A My name is Jill. I work for HSI Learning Systems as Chief Safety Officer. We...  More →

Related Topics: ask the cso , ask the expert , PPE , Falls , Safety , OSHA , hr , job , safety pro

Choosing a Flexible Emergency Care Training Provider: Why It Matters
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Choosing a Flexible Emergency Care Training Provider: Why It Matters

There are a handful of emergency care training brands to consider when choosing CPR, AED, First Aid and active shooter...  More →

Related Topics: CPR Business , cpr training , Instructors , CPR Instructor , First Aid

Employee Safety Training
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Employee Safety Training

I had the question asked of me one day, “When should a company provide the OSHA required safety training?” I...  More →

Related Topics: awareness , Compliance , hr , exposure , PPE , risk , Safety

24-7 EMS Disaster Medicine
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24-7 EMS Disaster Medicine

HSI is proud to announce the new 24-7 EMS Disaster and Counter-Terrorism Medicine series. This unique offering is a library...  More →

Related Topics: 24-7 EMS , 24-7 FIRE , disaster medicine

Safety Climb: 5 Milestones of Safety Culture
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Safety Climb: 5 Milestones of Safety Culture

The Safety Climb is a safety program assessment and development tool designed for safety professionals and company management. The model...  More →

Related Topics: accident , awareness , Compliance , Culture , fire , hr , Safety , Workplace

Manufacturing Safety: Learning from Expensive Lessons in American Industry
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Manufacturing Safety: Learning from Expensive Lessons in American Industry

An examination of recent OSHA violations at three American manufacturing facilities, with recommendations for improving safety conditions in your organization...  More →

Related Topics: manufacturing , Safety

HSI Learning Systems: MSHA Training Online Now Available in Spanish
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HSI Learning Systems: MSHA Training Online Now Available in Spanish

HSI Learning Systems rolls out MSHA Part 46 & MSHA Part 48 online training in Spanish. December 15th, 2017 –...  More →

Related Topics: MSHA , online safety training , safety training

Guide to Environmental Health Safety (EHS) Acronyms
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Guide to Environmental Health Safety (EHS) Acronyms

If you’ve been in the occupational safety world for 10 years or 10 days, there’s little doubt you’ve run head...  More →

Related Topics: OSHA , osha standards , PPE

Online OSHA 10 & 30 Hour Training FAQ
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Online OSHA 10 & 30 Hour Training FAQ

What is OSHA 10 & 30 Hour Training? The OSHA Outreach Training Program provides training for workers and employers on...  More →

Related Topics: awareness , Construction , hr , OSHA , OSHA 10 , OSHA 30 , osha standards

FAQs for OSHA 10 & 30 Hour Training
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FAQs for OSHA 10 & 30 Hour Training

We’d like to answer your questions about OSHA 10 & 30 Hour training! Did you know that HSI offers OSHA...  More →

Related Topics: awareness , Construction , hr , online safety training , OSHA , OSHA 10 , OSHA 30 , osha standards , prevention

Training Spotlight Part Two – Faqs for OSHA 10 & 30 Hour Training
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Training Spotlight Part Two – Faqs for OSHA 10 & 30 Hour Training

We’d like to answer your questions about OSHA 10 & 30 Hour training! Did you know that HSI offers OSHA...  More →

Related Topics: Training , safety training

Why ESG is Important in the Utility Industry
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Why ESG is Important in the Utility Industry

Let’s look at what Environmental Social Governance (ESG) is and how it’s implemented. ESG was first mentioned in a United...  More →

Related Topics: QEW , Utility , utility safety , Power Lines , industrial skills , distribution , qualified electic worker , transmission , training reinforcement , Decision Making , career progression , employee retention , mentorship

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 pro , Safety , Health , health and safety , safety training , sexual harassment , california , Regulations

What is the cost of not training your employees?
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What is the cost of not training your employees?

The business world has come a long way. Employee training—once considered an optional benefit employers provided to the most promising...  More →

Related Topics: awareness , Compliance , job , online safety training , OSHA , safety pro

Your Safety Program Isn’t Special (Here’s Why)
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Your Safety Program Isn’t Special (Here’s Why)

For many organizations, the safety training program is sacred: old, tested, believed-in. Considered a reflection of leadership or part of...  More →

Related Topics: online safety training , Safety , safety pro , safety programs

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