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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

3/22/2019 - NOAA: 'Historic, Widespread' Flooding Continuing Through May
"The extensive flooding we've seen in the past two weeks will continue through May and become more dire and may be exacerbated in the coming weeks as the water flows downstream," said Ed Clark, director of NOAA's National Water Center in Tuscaloosa, Ala. "This is shaping up to be a potentially unprecedented flood season, with more than 200 million people at risk for flooding in their communities." view more…
Source: OH&S News

3/22/2019 - New Orleans Mayor Presents Inaugural Hero Awards
New Orleans Mayor Latoya Cantrell recently presented the inaugural Mayor Cantrell Hero Award to three individuals and a team whose members developed Routewise, a mobile-optimized website that tracks the beginning and end of each parade in real time. view more…
Source: OH&S News

3/22/2019 - AIHA 2019 Award Winners Announced
The recipients will be recognized May 22 during the Mark of Excellence Awards Breakfast at the 2019 American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exposition in Minneapolis, Minn. view more…
Source: OH&S News

3/22/2019 - One Out of Seven People Don't Feel Safe at Work: SHRM
New data from the Society for Human Resource Management indicates that roughly one out of seven Americans do not feel safe at work. view more…
Source: OH&S News

3/21/2019 - Contract Awarded for Security of Canada's Connected Vehicles
A contract valued at up to $1.3 million has been awarded to ESCRYPT to advance the development of a Canadian Security Credential Management System for connected vehicles. view more…
Source: OH&S News

3/11/2019 - “OSHA Recordkeeping Mistakes Are More Costly Than Ever”
Under OSHA’s injury and illness recordkeeping rule at 29 CFR Part 1904, most employers are required to maintain records of work-related injuries and illnesses their employees incur. (Very small employers and employers in certain low-hazard industries are exempt.) These requirements are not new; however, many organizations struggle to understand and apply all the nuances of … Continue reading “OSHA Recordkeeping Mistakes Are More Costly Than Ever” view more…
Source: EHS Safety News America

12/7/2018 - “Safety Comics Of The Day – Santa Style 2018 – Have a Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!” #HolidaySafety
Merry Christmas & Hopefully A Happy New Year To All & Thank You For Visiting My Website in 2018! Check Out Our Free Safety Resource Section For Free Safety Information  & PowerPoint Downloads!  Jack Benton, Chicago, Illinois – EHS Safety News America® 2018  Contact me below!  view more…
Source: EHS Safety News America

6/11/2018 - Why Lock-Out, Tag-Out Is Vitally Important #LOTO #WorkplaceSafety
Note: The photos above are not intended for page views or shock value as I don’t believe that those methods truly teach you anything in and of themselves. I don’t know the particulars of the above accident, but I do know that the lack of a proper lock out – tag out (control of hazardous … Continue reading Why Lock-Out, Tag-Out Is Vitally Important #LOTO #WorkplaceSafety view more…
Source: EHS Safety News America

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