Workplace violence comes in multiple forms, from the most gruesome active shooter incidents to fights in the parking lot or verbal attacks in the break room. If you’re designing your first workplace violence safety plan, Cal/OSHA might offer a way to get started.
Posts by Rick Gehrke
Last year, OSHA conducted over 31,000 inspections, nearly half based on employee complaints, injuries, fatalities, and referrals. Don’t get caught by surprise. Here’s how to prepare for an OSHA inspection and five mistakes to avoid.
Without an effective hazard communication program, you could be putting workers at risk and face financial penalties. Here are six steps to help you get started.
Abrasive wheel grinders are standard tools for most manufacturers. To avoid injuries and possible deaths, check out these five safety tips.
As we round out National Safety Month, let’s take a moment to look at a scorching topic – Heat Safety Management. Here are three ways to train employees to stay safe this summer.
Looking for a way to improve your EHS performance and compliance? Our Intertek Alchemy Workplace Safety Consultant Rick Gehrke shows how to make improvements with ISO 14001 and 45001.
An effective OH&S program requires the support of every employee, from the frontline workers to the executive level. OSHA recommends building your workplace safety blueprint on these seven elements.
Masks or face coverings are one of the most controversial and politicized garments in our lifetime. As states roll back mask mandates – here’s what to know for your employees.
Not sure where to begin with your safety program? Want to make sure you are covering all your safety bases?
Learn valuable information on OSHA requirements as it relates to COVID-19.
If there is a potential for COVID-19 infection in the workplace, you will want to include the process of classifying your workers according to their risk level: low, medium, or high. Here’s how it works.
Learn what these OSHA standards are and how you can protect your organization and its workers.
Respiratory protection and employer requirements for the use of N95 masks in the workplace.