Connecting Your Business with the Industry’s Best
Print Access Find the right printer for the BEST results.
print Access

Health & Safety News

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

9/20/2019 - OH&S Announces Speaker Lineup for Safety Summit in Phoenix
Occupational Health & Safety is bringing the educational information found in its magazine to the event space with the OH&S Summit in Phoenix on October 29. view more…
Source: OH&S News

9/20/2019 - National Safety Council Releases New Employer Opioid Toolkit for Worker Safety
NSC and launch partner, Stericycle, assembles resources for opioid epidemic after survey shows that 83 percent of employers are extremely unprepared to deal with employee opioid misuse. view more…
Source: OH&S News

9/19/2019 - USDA Making Hog Slaughterhouse Jobs More Efficient—And Less Safe
A new rule proposed by the USDA to increase line speeds and reduce government inspections at U.S. hog slaughterhouses will likely cause increased workplace injuries and higher risk of foodborne illness. view more…
Source: OH&S News

9/19/2019 - Breathe Cleanly – Steps to Purify The Air In Your Home
Indoor air quality is one of the most common causes of complaints in offices. The EPA notes that concentrations of some pollutants are commonly two to five times higher indoors than outdoors - and Americans spend around 90 percent of their time indoors. view more…
Source: OH&S News

9/18/2019 - Chicago Masonry Contractor Cited for Repeated Fall and Scaffolding Violations
Polo Masonry Builders Inc. has been cited for exposing employees to fall and scaffolding hazards while working on a building project. Not, the company has been placed in the Severe Violator Enforcement Program. 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