Did you know, in Pennsylvania, you can receive 5% off your workers’ compensation premium with a certified safety committee at your business?
Save money and improve your workplace conditions with certified safety committee training under PennSafe regulations from EDMC Safety & Health. Our in-service training will provide your business with the necessary criteria and measures to create an effective safety committee.
As required for your Safety Committee Certification, our training focuses on:
- Hazard Detection and Inspection
- Incident Investigation and Prevention
- Safety Committee Operation
We know and understand the importance of a well-trained safety committee and recognizes how valuable they can… Continue reading
OSHA has rules and regulations in place that employers are required to follow. For over 25 years, EDMC Safety & Health has offered a variety of safety training and compliance services to companies in the Western Pennsylvania area and surrounding regions to help keep them running effectively. Our team specializes in helping businesses recognize these workplace requirements by establishing a plan to ensure safety, health, and well-being in your workplace.
As your partner in safety and health compliance, we have the knowledge and skillset to assist you in understanding OSHA’s rules and regulations. Additionally, we have the experience to help… Continue reading
In the workplace, electrical panels present various hazards. During an OSHA inspection, electrical panels are an easy target as they are often located in the open and are out-of-compliance. Ensure electrical safety in the workplace by avoiding these common OSHA violations.
Obstruction and Accessibility Issues –– Electrical panels must be considered readily accessible without the use of portable ladders, stools, or chairs; you should be able to reach the panels without obstacles.
- The clearance space in front of the electrical panel must be the width of the equipment or 30… Continue reading
According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, approximately 20,000 eye and face injuries occur every year in the workplace. In fact, the majority of these injuries occur from not wearing the proper eye and face protection.
Common activities where eye and face hazards may be present include:
- Hand and Power Tool Use
- Chemical Use
OSHA regulation states that employers should ensure each affected employee uses appropriate eye or face protection. Employees should also wear proper protection when exposed to the following:
- Flying Particles
- Molten Metal
- Liquid Chemicals
- Acids or Caustic liquids… Continue reading
Now more than ever, the safety and health of your customers and employees should be top priority. This pandemic may weigh heavily on the minds of your stakeholders, ultimately affecting their experience at your business. To maintain a COVID-19-free workplace and keep your business moving forward, explore these procedural considerations:
- Post a notice at all customer entrances expressing your ongoing efforts to sanitize the workplace.
- If there are mandatory personal protective equipment (PPE) requirements for customers, clearly and specifically state at all entrances.
- Keep the main entry door a hands-free entrance. Place signs on all other entry doors directing… Continue reading