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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

4/24/2018 - Congressional Panel Seeks Input on Multiemployer Pension Solutions
"This committee is finally forcing Congress to treat the pension crisis in this country with the seriousness and urgency American workers deserve. Hearing directly from workers, retirees, and businesses about what is at stake for them will help the committee craft the best possible solution," Sen. Sherrod Brown said. view more…
Source: OH&S News

4/24/2018 - OSHA Cites Company for Operating Damaged Forklift
OSHA responded to complaints that Rural King Supply Inc. allowed workers to operate a damaged forklift despite worker reports of faulty brakes. Upon investigation, OSHA determined that the company failed to perform necessary repairs or discontinue use of the forklift. view more…
Source: OH&S News

4/24/2018 - CDC: Consumers Should Not Eat Romaine Lettuce Due to E. Coli Risk
New information collected from state and local health officials in Alaska, along with other information collected to date, indicates that romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Ariz., growing region could be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7 and could make people ill. Currently, no common grower, supplier, distributor, or brand of romaine lettuce has been identified. view more…
Source: OH&S News

4/23/2018 - ASSE Honors 2018 SPY, Safety Educator of the Year
Gary Winn, Ph.D., CHST, is the 2018 William E. Tarrants Outstanding Safety Educator and Tim Page-Bottorff, CSP, CET, is the 2018 Edgar Monsanto Queeny Safety Professional of the Year. view more…
Source: OH&S News

4/23/2018 - Boeing Honors 13 Suppliers for Outstanding 2017 Performance
Supplier of the Year Award winners for 2017 include Airgas USA, LLC, receiving the Safety Award, and Watson Furniture Group, receiving the Environment Award. view more…
Source: OH&S News

4/23/2018 - U.S. Department of Labor, Georgia Tech, and Georgia Department Of Public Health Form Alliance to Reduce Lead Exposure
April 23, 2018 U.S. Department of Labor, Georgia Tech, and Georgia Department Of Public Health Form Alliance to Reduce Lead Exposure view more…
Source: OSHA

4/23/2018 - U.S. Department of Labor Proposes Penalties for Farm Supply Company For Operating Damaged Forklift at its Ohio Facility
April 23, 2018 U.S. Department of Labor Proposes Penalties for Farm Supply Company For Operating Damaged Forklift at its Ohio Facility view more…
Source: OSHA

4/20/2018 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Plastics Company, Proposes $261,454 in Penalties for Workplace Safety Hazards
April 20, 2018 U.S. Department of Labor Cites Ohio Plastics Company, Proposes $261,454 in Penalties for Workplace Safety Hazards view more…
Source: OSHA

4/20/2018 - U.S. Department of Labor Orders California Company to Pay $110,000 To Manager Who Reported Concerns Regarding E-Cigarette Ingredients
April 20, 2018 view more…
Source: OSHA

4/17/2018 - 15 Safety Precautions To Take When Working With Electricity
First published here It’s vitally important to take safety precautions when working with electricity. Safety must not be compromised and some ground rules need to be followed first. The basic guidelines regarding safe handling of electricity documented below will help you while working with electricity. 1. Avoid water at all times when working with electricity. … Continue reading 15 Safety Precautions To Take When Working With Electricity view more…
Source: EHS Safety News America

4/17/2018 - Free OSHA 10 Training PowerPoints
OSHA 10 is a 10 hour training course that provides basic safety education for entry level employees in construction. Topics include: Bloodborne Pathogens Electrical Safety Introduction to Ergonomics Exit Routes, Emergency Action Plans, Fire Prevention Plans, and Fire Protection Fall Protection Hazard Communication Hazardous Materials Introduction to Industrial Hygiene Machine Guarding Materials Handling and Storage … Continue reading Free OSHA 10 Training PowerPoints view more…
Source: EHS Safety News America

4/17/2018 - OSHA Flier Offers Steps to Keep Tractor Trailer Drivers Safe at Destination
April 17, 2018 Contact: Office of Communications Phone: 202-693-1999 view more…
Source: OSHA

3/1/2018 - “(Video) Forklift Safety Tips”
Forklifts are a heavy piece of industrial equipment that are operated by a forklift certified driver. Because forklifts are often operated in areas that have other pedestrians and obstacles, they can pose a dangerous safety hazard to the driver and others around. Especially because they’re a few thousand pounds and have a certain science behind … Continue reading “(Video) Forklift Safety Tips” view more…
Source: EHS Safety News America

1/31/2018 - “Do You Inspect Your Hardhat?” “Do You Know When To Replace It?” #Hardhat #Safety
Click Here For PDF Handout – Hardhats or Falling Object Protection? – by Marko Kaar  An individual was working on a slurry wall panel installation. The crew had just finished hoisting a re-bar panel to vertical, when a 10″ cut-off piece of #12 re-bar fell 90 feet from the top of the panel, and stuck … Continue reading “Do You Inspect Your Hardhat?” “Do You Know When To Replace It?” #Hardhat #Safety view more…
Source: EHS Safety News America

1/28/2018 - “REMINDER: Feb. 1st Deadline to Certify and Post OSHA 300As: Four Common Mistakes Employers Make”
Originally posted on The OSHA Defense Report: By Eric J. Conn This is your annual reminder about the important annual February 1st deadline to prepare, certify and post your OSHA 300A Annual Summary of workplace injuries and illnesses, for all U.S. employers, except those with ten or fewer employees or those whose NAICS code is… view more…
Source: EHS Safety News America