In 1970, Congress enacted the Occupational Safety and Health Safety Act to regulate work practices and ensure that employers and their employees reduce the amount of job related injuries, illnesses, and death. OSHA regulations include guidelines for employees to limit chemical exposure, increase access to information, and enforce requirements for the use of personal protective equipment and workplace safety procedures.
As an employer, it is essential you train your employees and keep them abreast of the specific OSHA guidelines that relate to your workplace.
Wondering what regulations you should be most worried about? The top 10 most commonly violated OSHA guidelines range from scaffolding to forklifts to electrical equipment – covering a wide range of manufacturing, construction and industrial workplaces. Give this list a close look and consider the situations that might occur in your workplace.
Of course, for every problem there’s a solution – and online training course are a simple, cost-effective way to provide the legally-required training you need to keep your workers safe and your costs down. In this list, we’ll recommend some simple, targeted interactive training courses from Vivid Learning Systems to help you check compliance off your to-do list.
As a course developer focused on creating OSHA training, Vivid Learning Systems offers many OSHA specific guideline compliance courses covering an array of workplace situations. For more information or a demo license to try out any of these courses, e-mail us at Info@OpenSesame.com.