PPE and COVID-19
The first step to ensuring that machinery is being operated safely is requiring that operators are gearing up with personal protection equipment, or PPE.
Daily Walk Around Inspections: How and Why to Conduct Them
When starting a new work day, or switching machines, one of the most important things you can do is a visual walk around inspection prior to operation. Visual inspections allow operators to catch problems before they happen, problems that could turn into costly OSHA violations or equipment repairs. However, in order to utilize daily inspections effectively, there are a few things you will need to implement in addition to just walking around the machine.
The Clock is Ticking for Compliance: The new ANSI 92 MEWP Standards
Has your company already reviewed the new OSHA Regulation 1926.453 and ANSI/SAIA A92.22 & A92.24 standards for Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs)? With the compliance deadline quickly approaching, now is the right time to get started on becoming compliant with the new rules. NOTE: COMPLIANCE DEADLINE MOVED TO JUNE 2020.