OSHA Releases Updated Safety & Health Program Guidelines
OSHA has issued the updated version of its Recommended Practices for Safety and Health Programs, which OSHA says present a "step-by-step approach to implementing a safety and health program."
Along with the guidelines, OSHA has posted a list of 10 actions employers can take to get a safety and health program started. "Completing these steps will give you a solid base from which to take on some of the more structured actions presented in the recommended practices," the agency says.
OSHA also launched the Safe + Sound Campaign for Safety and Health Programs, which advocates OSH programs as a best-in-class practice for any business. ASSE is a campaign co-sponsor and is committed to promoting the campaign's vision of a safety and health program in every U.S. workplace.
Read more on the EHS Works blog.
EPA and Pesticide Educational Resources Collaborative have released a how-to guide that helps explain compliance to EPA’s revised Worker Protection Standard.(read more).