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Every year, thousands of employers are cited for violating one of the many OSHA standards. These violations bring with them not only fines, they also put your organization on OSHA's "radar" for repeat visits.

The sad part is that the list of the top ten violations is virtually unchanged each year, meaning that just knowing what these are could make these types of violations virtually avoidable at your company - for both the aggravation and the fines!

The best way to avoid fines and intense inspections is to know not only what the common violations are, but to be in compliance before you get inspected!

Learning Objectives

By attending this training session, you and your co-workers will learn:
  • The list of the top ten violations
  • How the Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) applies to your business and how this Standard has changed under the Global Harmonization Standard (GHS)
  • What all employers are required to do to ensure a safe workplace
  • Why every employer needs to understand about the Standards that apply to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • What OSHA requires in the way of controlling hazardous energies
  • The requirements of the OSHA Injury & Illness Recordkeeping Standard and how OSHA is focusing on this Standard
  • How to create an effective Emergency Action Plan and comply with the Medical and First Aid Standard
  • The importance of complying with the Exit Routes Standard and how to integrate this into your Fire Prevention Plan
About Your Presenter

Michael Lawrence is principal of Summit Safety Technologies. He is an accomplished safety manager, technical trainer, and instructional designer, 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 and 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!

This program has been approved for 1.5 recertification credit hours through the HR Certification Institute. For more information about certification or re-certification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at www.hrci.org. The use of this seal is not an endorsement by HRCI of the quality of the program. It means that this program has met HRCI's criteria to be pre-approved for re-certification credit.

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