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OSHA Trade Release – BCSP Certification Agreement

Posted: Feb 12, 2018

Trade Release

U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration Office of Communications Washington, D.C. www.osha.gov

For Immediate Release February 2, 2018 Contact: Office of Communications Phone: 202-693-1999

OSHA and the Board of Certified Safety Professionals Form Alliance to Provide Safety and Health Information to Certification Holders

WASHINGTON, DC – The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) recently formed an alliance to provide BCSP certification holders and other practitioners with information and guidance to protect workers’ safety and health.

During the two-year agreement, BCSP will work with OSHA to engage safety and health professionals and their employers in Agency outreach initiatives, such as the Safe + Sound Campaign, and the National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction. BCSP will also contribute in the development of OSHA resources to assist small and medium-sized employers in identifying situations that may benefit from a safety and health professional’s expertise, and finding the right professional to help.

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Embry-Riddles’ Construction Risk Management Certificate Program

Posted: Aug 25, 2016

Construction Risk Management Certificate Program – RCM 1100 and 1200

Embry-Riddles’ Construction Risk Management Certificate Program uniquely provides comprehensive training in project management, risk management/safety, and legal issues. It is a cost effective and time efficient source of comprehensive education for construction, safety, and insurance professionals. These courses were developed and taught by experts who have practiced their craft in the construction and insurance industries for decades.

Upon completion of the program, you will have an overall understanding of the construction industry and prevalent interdisciplinary risks. You will also be able to demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of risk management issues and topics related to:

  • Safety in the construction industry
  • The legal environment of the construction industry
  • Project management in the construction industry

For more information, contact:

Gary Burke, Director
Office of Professional Education, Worldwide Campus
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
600 S. Clyde Morris Blvd.
Daytona Beach, FL 32114-3900
Email: Gary.Burke@erau.edu

OSHA Worker Protection Delay Notice to November 1, 2016

Posted: Aug 10, 2016

 

OSHA released a statement on July 13, 2016, delaying the effective date of enforcing employee’s right to report workplace injuries, illnesses. The revise date went from August 10, 2016 to November 1, 2016.   Click here to view OSHA’s notice of this change.

Highlights of the employees’ right to report workplace injuries and illness are as follows:

1. Employers must inform employees of their right to report work-related injuries and illnesses free from retaliation.   – This obligation may be met by posting the OSHA Job Safety and Health — It’s The Law worker rights poster from April 2015 or later (www.osha.gov/Publications/poster.html).

2. An employer’s procedure for reporting work-related injuries and illnesses must be reasonable and must not deter or discourage employees from reporting.

3. An employer may not retaliate against employees for reporting work-related injuries or illnesses.

 

OSHA Worker Protection Delay Notice to Nov 2016

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