Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in partnership with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) have partnered to revise their Small Business Safety and Health Handbook. This handbook highlights the benefits of implementing an effective safety and health program. Included in the book are a series of a checklists that employers can use to identify workplace hazards. Some of the checklists include:
- Fire Protection
- Hazard Communication (Hazcom)
- Permit-required confined space
- Respiratory Pertection
- Walking-working Surface
While this handbook is not all inclusive, it is a great start for businesses beginning or refreshing their safety programs. Please click here to view the handbook.
Starting a health and safety program can be overwhelming, but we at GSRMA are here to help. Should you ever wish to review any of your current safety documentation, policies and procedures, or even like a full-site safety audit, please reach out to our Risk Control Department so that we can help you with your needs.