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December 16, 2020 – OSHA’s New Site-Specific Targeting Directive

December 16, 2020

  US Department of Labor Implements Inspection Program to Target Workplaces with Highest Injury & Illness Rates OSHA’s New Site-Specific Targeting Directive | December 16, 2020   The DOL announced today that OSHA will be updating their inspection program to focus on directing resources to those companies that have the highest rates of injuries and …

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Safety Matters: Defensive Driving Techniques

October 30, 2020

  Defensive Driving Techniques You may have heard mention of defensive driving, but do you really know what it means? Defensive driving is one of the most important things you can do to prevent injury on the job. Let’s take a look at the meaning of driving defensively and discuss techniques for staying safe.   …

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Celebrating Halloween 2020 Safely

October 29, 2020

  Celebrating Safely Do you remember how much fun it was to get dressed up as your favorite action hero, cartoon character or princess and go trick-or-treating on Halloween? Well, now your children can experience that same joy. Just as your parents did for you, it’s your turn to prevent Halloween accidents and injuries by …

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June 2020 – The FMCSA Publishes Four Key Changes to HOS Rules

September 16, 2020

  The FMCSA Publishes Four Key Changes to HOS Rules   The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) recently published a final rule, which updates hours-of-service (HOS) rules in an effort to provide greater flexibility to commercial motor vehicle drivers and increase safety on America’s roadways.   Specifically, the FMCSA announced four key changes to …

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August 25, 2020 – Critical Overlooked Steps: How to Prepare for Hurricane Season

August 25, 2020

  Critical Overlooked Steps How to Prepare for Hurricane Season   In addition to standard preparation measures for hurricanes – including covering windows, trimming trees and shrubs, installing a back-up generator, and securing unfastened furniture and items – two critical steps are often overlooked. To truly be prepared for hurricane season, residents of hurricane-prone regions …

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June 5, 2020 – Protecting Your Drivers in the Fight Against COVID

June 5, 2020

  Protect Your Trucking Fleet in the Fight Against Coronavirus   Fleet owners know that their teams are a main artery of the American supply chain – they are critical to delivering various types of goods and supplies. And, even during the coronavirus pandemic, drivers have been instructed to keep right on trucking. In fact, …

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Fall Protection Gear Recalled: Stop Use Immediately

November 15, 2019

November 15, 2019   Pure Safety Group has issued a recall of fall protection gear. Pure Safety Group (PSG) has recalled Guardian Fall Protection and Web Device 3- Way Rescue and Retrieval Self-Retracting Lifeline (SRL) units.   Continue reading here…

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration – Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse Program

October 15, 2019

FMCSA Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse Program FMCSA has established an online resource for the commercial motor vehicle industry for next year’s CDL Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse implementation program.   The agency recently announced a website, https://clearinghouse.fmcsa.dot.gov, with information and answers to frequently asked questions.   Congress passed a mandate to establish the clearinghouse, and the final …

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Subcontractors, OSHA, and You

June 4, 2019

Subcontractors, OSHA, and You   06/04/19 – The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has determined that everyone is responsible for safety under the current OSHA Field Operations Manual (FOM), “On multi-employer worksites, more than one employer may be cited for a hazardous condition that violates an OSHA standard.” (Multi-Employer Citation Policy). That is why …

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