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OSHA - Crane operator certification frequently asked questions

SAN ANTONIO - Why is OSHA issuing this final rule? In this final rule, OSHA revises crane operator certification requirements from Subpart CC – Cranes and Derricks. First, this final rule removes the requirement that crane operator certifications include the crane’s rated lifting capacity. The two testing organizations that have certified the majority of operators have issued certifications by “type” but not “capacity.” These certific...

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02/27/2019 16:06:00 | Viewed: 0
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OSHA electronic injury reporting

AUSTIN - In 2017, OSHA began collecting OSHA 300A data from employers that are required to maintain the OSHA injury illness log and have 20 or more employees. Employers in certain NAICS codes who must submit data electronically are listed here: https://www.osha.gov/recordkeeping/NAICScodesforelectronicsubmission.html...

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01/30/2019 17:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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OSHA - OSHA’s best kept secret

AUSTIN - OSHA’s best kept secret is the OSHA Consultation Program provided by the Texas Department of Insurance. This no-cost safety and health consultation program is completely separate from the OSHA inspection effort. Primarily targeted for smaller businesses, employers can find out about potential hazards at their workplace, improve programs that are already in place, and even qualify for a one-year exemption from routine OSHA inspections....

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12/28/2018 12:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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OSHA - Cranes and derricks in construction: Operator qualification

AUSTIN - OSHA changed the regulation governing crane operator certification in construction. First, this final rule removes the requirement that crane operator certifications include the crane’s rated lifting capacity. The two testing organizations that have certified the majority of operators have issued certifications by “type” but not “capacity.” These certifications, therefore, would not have been valid without a change to the rule....

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11/28/2018 18:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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OSHA - Is 911 your confined space rescue plan?

SAN ANTONIO - Permit-required confined spaces can present conditions that are immediately dangerous to workers’ lives or health if not properly identified, evaluated, tested and controlled....

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10/29/2018 17:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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OSHA - Some frequently asked questions about the OSHA Silica law

DALLAS/FT WORTH - OSHA’s silica standard for construction applies to all occupational exposures to respirable crystalline silica in construction work, except where employee exposures will remain below 25 μg/m3, calculated as an 8-hour Time Weighted Average, under any foreseeable conditions. The exception applies only where exposures below 25 μg/m3 as an 8-hour TWA are expected or achieved without using engineering or other controls....

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09/28/2018 18:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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Some frequently asked questions about the OSHA Silica law

AUSTIN - OSHA’s silica standard for construction applies to all occupational exposures to respirable crystalline silica in construction work, except where employee exposures will remain below 25 μg/m3, calculated as an 8-hour Time Weighted Average, under any foreseeable conditions. The exception applies only where exposures below 25 μg/m3 as an 8-hour TWA are expected or achieved without using engineering or other controls....

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09/28/2018 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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OSHA - Some frequently asked questions about the OSHA Silica law

SAN ANTONIO - OSHA’s silica standard for construction applies to all occupational exposures to respirable crystalline silica in construction work, except where employee exposures will remain below 25 μg/m3, calculated as an 8-hour Time Weighted Average, under any foreseeable conditions. The exception applies only where exposures below 25 μg/m3 as an 8-hour TWA are expected or achieved without using engineering or other controls....

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09/27/2018 19:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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OSHA - Backover Incidents

SAN ANTONIO - A backover incident occurs when a backing vehicle strikes a worker who is standing, walking, or kneeling behind the vehicle....

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08/28/2018 17:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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OSHA - Sun Exposure

Austin - Sunlight contains ultraviolet (UV) radiation, which causes premature aging of the skin, wrinkles, cataracts, and skin cancer. The amount of damage from UV exposure depends on the strength of the light, the length of exposure, and whether the skin is protected. There are no safe UV rays or safe suntans....

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07/27/2018 11:00:00 | Viewed: 0
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