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Recommended Practices for Safety and Health Programs

Friday, May 10, 2019
Recommended Practices for Safety and Health Programs

 

Recommended Practices for Safety and Health Programs
Colin J. Brigham

Today I would like to share some information on Environmental, Safety and Health Audits. 1Source professionals draw on their many years of technical and management responsibility for the review and development of written policies and programs, assessment of workplace conditions and practices to help you comply with regulations. Knowledge of the changing regulatory and business management environments not only helps in the development of programs, but also in their implementation and continued improvement. I've included a few articles below that you might find useful.

 

For more information please reach out to Colin J. Brigham, CIH, CSP, CPE, CPEA, CSPHP, FAIHA at cbrigham@1ssh.com, 610.524.5525 x 24.

Sincerely,
Colin J. Brigham, CIH, CSP, CPE, CPEA, CSPHP
VP Safety Management & Ergonomics


Process Safety Information

Process Safety Information

Employers must complete a compilation of written process safety information before conducting any process hazard analysis required by the standard. The compilation of written process safety information, completed under the same schedule required for process hazard analyses, will help the employer and the employees involved in operating the process to identify and understand the hazards posed by those processes involving highly hazardous chemicals. Process safety information must include information on the hazards of the highly hazardous chemicals used or produced by the process, information on the technology of the process, and information on the equipment in the process.

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Health and Safety Audits

Health and Safety Audits

Safety and Health Audits offer the best return on investment when conducted by experienced and seasoned professionals. When planning a client audit, 1Source is able to provide a well-rounded audit team including Certified Professional Environmental Auditors - Health and Safety (CPEA) experienced in all audit procedures along with Certified Industrial Hygienists (CIH) and Certified Safety Professionals (CSP). They come equipped with strong technical knowledge of the national, state, and local safety and health requirements as well as exceptional safety, health and environmental management practice and knowledge.

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Health and Safety Audits are beneficial when assessing:

•Regulatory Compliance (OSHA, The Joint Commission, ADA, State) •Liability Reduction Opportunities •Financial Opportunities •Program Effectiveness •Continuous Improvement and Benchmarking •Internal Management Responsibility •OSHA VPP Participation •Pennsylvania AIPP Compliance •Workers’ Compensation Performance

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