Posts Tagged ‘OSHA’

Feature Safety and Security Window Films During Safe and Sound Week

Aug 5th, 2020

It might seem as if it’s just the beginning of August, but according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) it’s also Safe and Sound Week, a week designed to increase safety awareness. The International Window Film Association (IWFA) is recognizing OSHA’s Safe and Sound Week by encouraging consumers to proactively identify and manage […]

OSHA Tips for Working in Extreme Temperatures

Jul 22nd, 2020

With temperatures soaring across the U.S., the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reminds companies to protect workers during heat exposure, both indoors and out. In the window film industry, tinters are busy doing installations, and in window film plants they often deal with hot and muggy conditions. Millions of U.S. workers are exposed to […]

OSHA Adopts Revised COVID-19 Enforcement Policies

Jun 3rd, 2020

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently adopted revised policies for enforcing its COVID-19 requirements. The new polices became effective May 26, 2020. OSHA is increasing in-person inspections at all workplaces. The new enforcement guidance reflects changing circumstances in which many non-critical businesses have begun to reopen in areas of lower community spread. “As more states are […]

How OSHA Says Companies Should Deal With COVID-19 in the Workplace

Mar 18th, 2020

As U.S. companies face down the threat of COVID-19, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released input for how to prepare for and minimize impacts. Guidance was developed with the help of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and includes everything from commonsense measures to response plans. With […]

New Standard Revisions Part of OSHA’s Plan for Improvement

Jul 24th, 2019

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) updated several regulations that went into effect last week. Its purpose is to clarify and adjust standards that may be confusing, outdated or unnecessary. The fourth final rule under OSHA’s Standards Improvement Project revises 14 provisions to regulations that are intended to alleviate paperwork, reduce processing time and […]

OSHA Puts Fall Prevention in Spotlight This Week

May 9th, 2018

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) National Fall Prevention Safety Stand-Down runs from May 7-11. It encourages companies and workers to take a break a pause during the workday for discussions, demonstrations and training in preventing falls, which are one of the leading causes of workplace deaths and injuries. “The Stand-Down has touched so […]