Electrical – New Rules from OSHA

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If you deal with electricity, download this stuff RIGHT NOW.  Electricity will kill you, or your people.  These are new publications from OSHA, so you know you better.

You know what to do:

Electrical Power – PPE Requirements

Electrical Power – Fall Protection

Electrical Power – Training Requirements, Other

Electrical Power – Major Changes to the Rule

What did I tell you?  Download them all!

Other Safety Talk Website

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I was sitting at my very safe house and got a response to a post, “Safety Guy – look at my site – it is really good and has good stuff, you can link from your site over and that would be really cool.”

So I look, and it is pretty good, so here it is:

Safety Talk Ideals

Now – did he link to MY site?  No, he did not.  Sort of like ‘hey, do me a favor and I return favor’ etiquette thing on the inter webs, but, it does have good info…

Although Safety Talk Idea Guy – if you can make your talks downloadable, that makes them more popular.  Just sayin’

Active Shooter Preparedness

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In light of the events in Orlando, Paris, Brussels, and other areas, here are materials from the US Division of Homeland Security on Active Shooters.

Active Shooter Pocket Card – English

Active Shooter – Poster – English

Active Shooter Pocket Card – Spanish

Active Shooter Poster – Spanish

Active Shooter – Pamphlet

Active Shooter – How to Respond Booklet

Complete Scaffold Training Materials – Including Programs, Toolbox Talks, Videos

Organizing the materials for better use.  Enjoy!  With the videos, click on the video to start, then there will be a drop down in the upper left hand corner – there you will be able to download the video.

Click links below for documents:

A Guide to Scaffold Use in the Construction Industry

Baker Scaffolds Toolbox Talk

Fall From Scaffold – Oregon Talk

Falls from Scaffolds – Toolbox Talk

Guardrails for Scaffolds Toolbox Talk

OSHA Scaffolding Presentation Speaker Notes

Scaffolding – OSHA Guide

Scaffolding Requirements Toolbox Talk

Cold Stress Training Guides and Resources – Free Here!

If it’s cold in Florida where I live, I cannot imagine how it is elsewhere.  Here are free guides and training materials on protecting worker’s from the cold.

Materials from OSHA, CDC, and others.

Click links below for documents:

Cold Stress Quickcard

Cold Weather Checklist

Cold Weather Toolbox Talk

Cold Weather Trainer Guide

Extreme Cold Guide – CDC

Handout – Protecting Yourself from Cold Stress

OSHA’s Field Manuals – Download Free, Here!

OSHA publishes their field manuals, plus items called ‘CPL’s.’  CPL (short for ‘compliance’) documents are the actual guidelines that OSHA uses when performing inspections.  No, really.

Some of these are very long and involved, but if you want to know what OSHA will look for on your job, look here.  I have no posted all of them, but here is a sample.  To get the rest, go to http://www.osha.gov and do a search for “CPL.”

Click links below for documents:

Control of Hazard Energy CPL

Cranes and Derricks in Construction CPL

Emergency Plans and Fire Prevention Plan CPL

Enforcement Guidance for Personal Protective Equipment CPL

Enforcement of Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens

Field Operations Manual CPL

Inspection Procedures for Roadway and Highway Construciton Work Zones CPS

Lead – National Emphasis Program CPL

Nursing and Residential Care Facilities CPL

Operational Exposure to Isocyanates CPL

Respiratory Protection Inspection Procedures CPL