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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 ...

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  • 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.
  • 1/5/2017 - Respiratory Protection
    1 Source Safety and Health specializes in developing and presenting customized training programs to fit our client's needs, while satisfying the requirements of regulation. One regulation isThe Respiratory Protection Standard. It is frequently cited following inspection by OSHA. In order to achieve compliance and protect your employees, 1Source will conduct an assessment of potential employee exposures, create a customized program and train your staff on the proper use and maintenance of ...
  • 12/15/2016 - Control of Hazardous Energy
    Failing to protect your employees from an unexpected release of energy can obviously have significant adverse consequences. 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.
  • 12/14/2015 - Health & Safety Audits
    We know and respect your many responsibilities. That's why we're here to help with both preventative and resolution services for safety in the workplace. 1Source is the largest pure safety and health consulting firm with the most certified staff on the east coast. This is primarily the direct result of our "commitment to the client philosophy" and the diversity of experience and expertise of our team.
  • 11/19/2015 - What Is That Smell - Do You Have An Odor Problem?
    If you ever had an odor issue within your facility you can appreciate the difficultly in identifying the sources or causes and responding to questions from employees. The professionals at 1Source have developed a specific protocol that has been successful in identifying odors and odor sources that are: External to a building, i.e not related to a buildings systems, or processes and occupants within a building Internal to a building, i.e. related to a buildings systems, or ...
  • 10/23/2015 - Save Valuable Time with SMARTouch Survey Software
    Where is your air sampling data and associated documentation from last week or 15 years ago? Is it accessible? Or is it in a file that has been misplaced or in storage? How do you manage your industrial hygiene survey data to maintain it as required by OSHA? To help you address these questions, 1Source Safety and Health, Inc. has developed SMARTouch Industrial Hygiene Data Management Systems. With SMARTouch you will have: a centralized customizable and easy to use database for all ...
  • 8/20/2015 - Construction: Keep Your Employees Safe
    In recent years, onsite safety management expertise at construction sites to oversee day-to-day activities has been recognized as an important factor in reducing injuries, illness and fatalities. Additionally, OSHA has increased their inspection activity of the construction industry. Read on to learn more about construction safety and how 1Source can help you to protect your employees. How Can 1Source Keep Your Employees Safe? The professionals at 1Source provide clients with onsite daily ...
  • 8/5/2015 - OSHA to Target Healthcare Inspections
    We all know OSHA is watching, but they've just announced that they're keeping an especially watchful eye on healthcare facilities.Recently, OSHA advised its staff that all inspections of hospitals, nursing homes, and residential care facilities should include a review of potential hazards. Read on for more details... OSHA to Target 5 Key Hazards for Focus in Healthcare Inspections In a June 25, 2015 news release (click here for the release) OSHA announced that they would be targeting the ...
  • 7/27/2015 - How Are You Protecting Your Employees From Heat Stress
    It's hot out! In fact, it's so hot, some areas are experiencing a major heatwave: businesses and municipal buildings are shutting down, pools are overflowing, and sprinklers and hoses are selling out at stores. In times like these, your workers may be exposed to extremely hot environments for long periods. When the human body is unable to regulate a normal temperature, heat illnesses can occur and sometimes result in death. Hot work environments may also exist indoors, so we wanted to share ...
  • 7/2/2015 - Do You Know What Training You Need?
    Did you know that 1Source professionals can develop and present training programs that meet your needs, reduce injuries and illnesses, and satisfy your requirements under OSHA?We customize and deliver programs and workshop activities that have been well received by large and small organizations including hospitals, schools, construction firms, environmental companies, manufacturing companies, and commercial facilities. We appreciate that training time is valuable and can design a program to ...
  • 6/12/2015 - What Is Asbestos?
    The dreaded "A" word: Asbestos. What was once thought to be a miracle mineral is now a dangerous nuisance. Although asbestos usage was mostly halted in the late 1970s, individuals, particularly in schools, hospitals, old homes, factories, and commercial buildings, still run the risk of exposure. Read on to learn more about asbestos and how 1Source can help you to protect your employees.What Is Asbestos?According to the EPA, asbestos refers to a set of six naturally occurring, extremely durable ...
  • 5/1/2015 - Are You Protecting Your Employees?
    If you're like the majority of our clients, then employee safety is a constant concern. From handling contamination issues to creating, documenting, and implementing effective emergency response plans, 1Source has your business' best interests in mind. As a leader in safety and health consulting, 1Source is committed to developing a long-term, mutually beneficial professional relationship with clients like you.Is Your Building Contaminated?Reuse or demolition of industrial buildings that have ...

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