Employers are responsible for providing a safe and healthy workplace for their employees and completion of the injury and illness records is a key OSHA recordkeeping requirement. February 1st is the deadline for employers to post 300-A Summary forms listing 2019 injuries and illnesses.
OSHA recommends Outreach training as an orientation to occupational safety and health for workers. Some states require OSHA Outreach training and have enacted laws mandating the 10hr and/or 30hr OSHA training requirements. Likewise, some employers, unions, organizations or other jurisdictions may also require OSHA Outreach training.
“Focus Four” training course provides an overview of construction-related hazards: struck by, caught in between, fall protection and electrical safety.
Businesses spend $170 billion a year on costs associated with occupational injuries and illnesses. But workplaces that establish safety and health management systems can reduce their injury and illness costs.