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12/5/2017 - OSHA's Top Stories

1Source Safety and Health, Inc. has been and continues to be committed to providing the highest level of expertise to our clients. We are pleased to announce that ...

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  • 12/5/2017 - OSHA's Top Stories
    1Source Safety and Health, Inc. has been and continues to be committed to providing the highest level of expertise to our clients. We are pleased to announce that ...
  • 11/20/2017 - Fire Safety
    Every employer should train their employees about fire hazards. They should also know how to properly use firefighting equipment. At 1Source, experienced fire safety professionals will educate you and your staff on proper fire safety management. I've included a few articles below that you might find useful.
  • 11/2/2017 - Lead Paint
    If you occupy a building built before 1978, chances that there is lead paint on the walls. Determining if it is lead paint is the first step. At 1Source, experienced Lead Surveyor and Risk Assessors will conduct a survey and guide you through the process of the removal of the paint. Below are a few articles that I think will be of use to you.
  • 10/18/2017 - When is Acceptable IAQ?
    Today I'd like to share with you some information on air quality. The quality of indoor air is important to any person entering offices, schools, other workplaces, etc. Poor air quality can lead to physical and mental problems for you and your employees. We here at 1Source have professionals that will work with you to identify or rule out potential contributors of poor air quality.
  • 10/3/2017 - Machine Guarding
    Today I'd like to talk to you about Machine Guarding. Any machine part, function, or process that may cause injury must be safeguarded. When the operation of a machine or accidental contact injure the operator or others ...
  • 9/13/2017 - Building Pre-Demo and NESHAP
    Today I'd like to talk to you about Building Pre-Demo and NESHAP. Many hazards are involved in demolition work, but they can be controlled with the proper planning, the right personal protective equipment, necessary training, and compliance with EPA and OSHA standards. Our knowledge and experience will assist you to comply with EPA and OSHA standards and regulations. Below are some articles that I think will be of help to you.
  • 8/18/2017 - Return on Investment
    Today I'd like to share with you some information about Return of Investment. If you invest in your company's safety and health you will see a dramatic cost savings in many areas. Additionally, you may see improvements in financial performance and productivity. Below are some articles that I think will be of help to you.
  • 8/1/2017 - Hex Chromium Risks
    Today I'd like to share with you some information about Hexavalent Chromium and it's effect on the health of your staff. Occupational exposure to hexavalent chromium can occur from inhalation, eye or skin contact. We can help with the review and development of written policies and programs, to help you comply with OSHA regulations. Knowledge of the changing regulatory and business management environments helps in the development of programs and also in implementation.
  • 7/17/2017 - Robotics and Safety Concerns
    Manufacturing clearly has the broadest spectrum of safety and health related needs. 1Source Safety and Health has diverse experience throughout the manufacturing sector and therefore we can provide services to address any safety and health issues. Our staff of certified professionals have assisted our clients in all aspects of safety and health.
  • 6/19/2017 - Health & Safety Audits - Summer Heat Can Kill
    Health & Safety Audits offer the best return on investment when conducted by experienced and seasoned professionals. 1Source is able to provide a well-rounded audit team including Certified Professional Environmental Auditors. They come equipped with strong technical knowledge of the national, state, and local safety and health requirements and exceptional safety, health and environmental management practice and knowledge.
  • 6/2/2017 - IH Air Sampling Surveys
    1Source's Planned Indoor Air Quality Management Program will help your facility management group regulate its cost and and create a controlled work environment that has been demonstrated to be acceptable to the occupants.
  • 5/17/2017 - OSHA Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP)
    Do you want to be a leader in your industry in the safety and health field? We can help you achieve this by guiding you through the entire process of becoming an OSHA VPP (Voluntary Protection Program) participant.
  • 5/8/2017 - Workplace Noise
    Today I'd like to share with you some information about workplace noise. It is well documented that as sound levels increase so does hearing loss as well as other undesirable health effects which can lead to accidents.
  • 4/13/2017 - OSHA Top 10 List of Violations
    The 10 most frequently cited safety and health violations has just been released by OSHA (see below). Our professionals at 1Source can help you come up with a plan to conduct mock OSHA safety and health audits to find out where your company's programs and performance can be improved.
  • 3/31/2017 - Odor & Indoor Air Quality
    Do you have odor complaints within your building? If so, you know how challenging it can be to identify the source and mitigate it! The professionals at 1Source have developed a specific protocol that has been successful in identifying odors and odor sources that are both internal and external to a building. We can help your company investigate the quality of air in your building and surrounding areas.
  • 3/17/2017 - Silica Standard - Saving Lives
    Did you know that over 2,300,000 workers are exposed to silica, and that OSHA estimates that the rule will save over 600 lives and prevent more than 900 new cases of silicosis each year, once its effects are fully realized. The Final Rule is projected to provide net benefits of about $7.7 billion, annually.
  • 3/3/2017 - OSHA's No. 2 Citation - Hazard Communication
    Of the top 10 OSHA citations for 2016, Hazard Communication comes in at No. 2. Yes, the standard dates back to the 1980's and one would think that everyone is compliant, but companies fail to keep current with safety data sheets (SDS's), inventory lists, training, labelling, recordkeeping and more, making it an easy target for an OSHA inspector. Are you sure your program is compliant? Would you like to be sure?
  • 2/17/2017 - Asbestos
    Asbestos is well recognized as a health hazard and its use is now highly regulated by OSHA, EPA, state agencies and some cities. Asbestos must be managed during building renovations and demolitions. 1Source is a leader in asbestos investigations, abatement designs and project management. We provide a professional team including experience in all aspects of asbestos management, Certified Industrial Hygienists (CIH), and certified, licensed and accredited building inspectors. Our professionals ...
  • 2/3/2017 - Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout/Tagout)
    Protecting your employees from unexpected release of energy is critical to the safety of your entire staff. 1Source Safety and Health, Inc. can help you to properly address this exposure by working with you to develop and implement compliant hazardous energy control programs, develop equipment-specific HECP, and provide training.
  • 1/20/2017 - OSHA Final Rule on Fall Protection Systems
    The leading causes of serious work-related injuries and deaths are falls - from heights and the same level. OSHA has issued a final rule onWalking-Working Surfaces and Personal Fall Protection Systemsto better protect workers in general industry from these hazards by updating and clarifying standards and adding training and inspection requirements. Our certified staff at 1Source provides consulting and training that can help you and your staff understand and follow this new ruling.

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