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alt textHealth and safety are a major concern of every employer and employee. Employers need to take the necessary precautions in order to ensure that they provide a safe environment for their workforce.

The core of safety training focuses on written Hazardous Communication, Illness Injury Prevention, and Workplace Security programs—all available as PDF fill-in programs. Companies should supplement these programs by incorporating other material in this section (e.g., eyewash station, lockout/blockout, and safety sheets for employee training) depending on the nature of their business.

Our site has some of these documents in the reference area. See the following links to Hazard and Safety Websites from US OSHA as well as the individual PPI states:

USA: https://www.osha.gov
Alaska: http://labor.state.ak.us/lss/
Hawaii: http://labor.hawaii.gov/hiosh/
Idaho: http://dbs.idaho.gov/safety_code/
Montana: http://erd.dli.mt.gov
Oregon: http://www.orosha.org
Washington: http://www.lni.wa.gov/Main/ForBusiness.asp

Ergonomics in the Printing Industry: https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/etools/printing/index.html

As always, feel free to contact PPI directly for assistance in tracking down specific information / forms.

Health & Safety Newsfeed for Your Convenience

3/25/2017 - Coast Guard Urges Caution after Ice Rescue Cases
More than a dozen people have been rescued in the last seven days. view more…
Source: OH&S News

3/24/2017 - “No Injury, No Accident”……..Right??” #Safety #NearMiss
Discover how near misses can add up to major accidents. “No Injury, No Accident?” dramatically shows employees how to recognize and prevent serious injuries or fatal accidents before they occur. Based on the pioneering work of W. H. Heinrich and his renowned “Heinrich Triangle,” the program demonstrates how the odds of a serious or fatal […] view more…
Source: EHS Safety News America

3/24/2017 - “How to Write a Good Accident or Incident Report” #Safety #Accident #Report
An accident or incident report needs to include all the essential information about the accident or near-miss. The report-writing process begins with fact finding and ends with recommendations for preventing future accidents. You may use a special incident reporting form, and it might be quite extensive. But writing any incident report involves four basic steps, […] view more…
Source: EHS Safety News America

3/24/2017 - AIHA Condemns Congress' Overturning OSHA Recordkeeping Rule
The association issued a news release after the U.S. Senate passed H.J. Res. 83, which permanently overturns OSHA's recordkeeping rule, once the president signs it. view more…
Source: OH&S News

3/24/2017 - OSHA Renews Alliance with Operating Engineers Local 150
The alliance is to train and protect Illinois heavy equipment operators. view more…
Source: OH&S News

3/24/2017 - DOL Announces $36 Million to Help Storm Recovery and Cleanup in Northern California
The money is part of a National Dislocated Worker Grant. view more…
Source: OH&S News

3/24/2017 - Dust Fire at Pencil Company Causes Minor Damage
The cause of the March 20 fire is believed to be a spark from a machine used during the pencil manufacturing process. view more…
Source: OH&S News

3/23/2017 - Poll -“Do You Have A Safety Manager At Your Workplace?”
Filed under: News, Safety, Safety Manager, Safety Poll, Training, Workplace Injuries, Workplace Safety Tagged: Poll, Safety Staffing view more…
Source: EHS Safety News America

3/23/2017 - “Safe Kids Worldwide Report Looks At Keeping Kids Safe Around Medicine” – Infographic
Click on Infographic for a larger image! Blog Post created by Lisa Braxton on Mar 17, 2017 The latest report from Safe Kids Worldwide™, Safe Medicine Storage: A Look at the Disconnect between Parent Knowledge and Behavior, explores parents’ knowledge, attitudes, and behavior around medicine storage. According to the report, every year, more than 59,000 […] view more…
Source: EHS Safety News America

3/23/2017 - “Behavior-Based Safety: Myth or Magic?”
Behavior-Based Safety: Myth or Magic? Behavior-based safety is a broad term used to describe everything from basic employee behavior audits and feedback to a comprehensive safety management system designed to change a company’s safety culture.   By: Sandy Smith EHS Today When it was introduced, behavior-based safety (BBS) was seen as a magic panacea for […] view more…
Source: EHS Safety News America

3/21/2017 - OSHA, Operation Engineers, Local 150, renew alliance to train, protect Illinois heavy equipment operators
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Source: OSHA

3/21/2017 - OSHA, Nebraska alliance members to train, protect workers in meat-packing, other industries from common workplace hazards
March 22, 2017 OSHA, Nebraska alliance members to train, protect workersin meat-packing, other industries from common workplace hazards Participants: U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety an view more…
Source: OSHA

3/20/2017 - US Labor Department announces delay in beryllium rule effective date
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Source: OSHA

3/19/2017 - OSHA and Missouri builders, contractors continue alliance to provide outreach, protect workers from common hazards
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Source: OSHA

3/14/2017 - OSHA's 'Safe and Sound' campaign assists employers in keeping workplaces safe and healthy
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Source: OSHA