In today's litigious workplace, we are constantly told, "document, document, document".
But what exactly, in regards to environmental health &safety, should we document? And how? There are many OSHA regulations to consider, and making a mistake can cost thousands of dollars in fines.
How much can OSHA violations cost you? Well, the simple mistake of placing check-mark in the wrong column on the OSHA 300 Log can result in a fine of $5,000. Forgot to post the OSHA 300A Annual Summary? That fine can cost you $7,000. How about not reporting to OSHA, within 8 hours, a workplace fatality or hospitalization of three or more employees (one employee in some states)? That fine is a minimum of $5,000.
But you can avoid citations and fines by taking some basic steps in maintaining good safety documentation. This interactive audio conference covers the hot spots in safety documentation that most employers experience. You will learn tips for proper documentation procedures, as well as how effective documentation can help protect your organization.
This audio conference covers the top 10 areas where safety documentation often goes wrong. It covers documentation tips for:
- Hazard Assessment &Corrective Actions
- Employee Exposure &Medical
- Confined Spaces Permits
- Emergency Action &Fire Prevention Plans
- Hazard Communication
- Noise Exposure
Additionally, we will discuss the documentation that should be a part of every employer's safety management system, such as responsibilities, safety policies, procedures, manuals, and EHS performance measurements.
About Your Speaker
Michael Lawrence is principal of Summit Safety Technologies based in Long Beach, California. Lawrence is an accomplished safety manager, technical trainer, and instructional designer, and has been training adult workers and safety professionals for many years. He is a frequent speaker and is recognized for his expert knowledge of safety regulations, safety management systems, business continuation planning, emergency preparedness, and quality management systems.
Lawrence's experience includes over 16 years in safety and technical training in the semiconductor manufacturing industry and 14 years Naval Aviation experience in aircraft maintenance, electronics technology, safety, and quality assurance. His military contributions resulted in several awards, including the Navy Achievement Medal, and numerous awards from the Navy League of the United States for his volunteer work as a Commanding Officer with the U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps. Lawrence's volunteer work also includes 10 years as a CPR &First Aid Instructor Trainer for the American Red Cross.
Lawrence is certified in Safety &Health Systems for Small Business, Instructional Design, and as a Performance Based Equipment Trainer (PBET).
PHR / SPHR Credits!
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