The TOP 10 OSHA Violations of 2022

The TOP 10 OSHA Violations of 2022

by Jonathan PooleSafety Services Manager OSHA recently announced its Top 10 Violations for 2022, and the most popular violations from 2021 remain on the list. For the 12th year in a row, Fall Protection was #1 with HazCom, Ladders, Scaffolding, LOTO, PITs, PPE and...
Lessons Learned from a Health & Safety Career

Lessons Learned from a Health & Safety Career

by Bill Taylor, CSPPrincipal Safety Scientist Several years ago, while serving in the United States Coast Guard, a long-time friend owned a 1942 CJ2A. For those who may not know, that’s a WWII era Jeep. One day, he brought a broken Jeep part to me and asked if I...
It’s Simply the Rules: Part II

It’s Simply the Rules: Part II

by Bill Taylor, CSPPrincipal Safety Scientist A roofer was inspecting along the edge of a roof three stories above the ground in preparation for replacing damaged shingles. His foot slipped and, having no fall protection, he fell to the concrete sidewalk below...
It’s Simply the Rules: Part I

It’s Simply the Rules: Part I

by Bill Taylor, CSPPrincipal Safety Scientist I was conducting a 3 year audit of a client’s injury and illness recordkeeping and ran across a very unusual case which had not recorded on the company’s OSHA 300 Log. Not sure myself, I called OSHA on behalf of the...