1/20/2019 | 1 MINUTE READ

Craftsman’s Cribsheet Number 73: 5 Must-Do Safety Contacts to Start the New Year

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These five regulations are applicable to our shops and make a great logical foundation for getting 2019’s safety training off to a good start.

These five regulations are applicable to our shops and make a great logical foundation for getting 2019’s safety training off to a good start.

Emergency Action Plans

1910.38

An emergency action plan must be in writing, kept in the workplace and available to employees for review. However, an employer with 10 or fewer employees may communicate the plan orally to employees.

Link: short.productionmachining.com/eap

Checklist: short.productionmaching.com/eapcheck

 

Fire Prevention Plans

1910.39

A fire prevention plan must be in writing, be kept in the workplace and be made available to employees for review. However, an employer with 10 or fewer employees may communicate the plan orally to employees.

Link: short.productionmachining.com/fpp

 

Occupational Noise Exposure

1910.95

The employer shall administer a continuing, effective hearing conservation program. Employers shall make hearing protectors available to all employees exposed to an eight-hour time-weighted average of 85 decibels or more. Employers shall ensure that hearing protectors are worn.

Link: short.productionmachining.com/noise

 

Flammable Liquids

1910.96

Industrial use incidental to principal business, handling, storage, ventilation, drainage, quantity on site and water supply, extinguishers, precautions, maintenance and electrical grounding specified.

Link: short.productionmachining.com/flammable

 

General Requirements for Personal Protective Equipment

1910.132

The employer shall assess the workplace to determine if hazards are present, or are likely to be present, which necessitate the use of personal protective equipment (PPE). If such hazards are present, or likely to be present, the employer shall: Select, and have each affected employee use, the types of PPE that will protect the affected employee from the hazards identified in the hazard assessment; Communicate selection decisions to each affected employee; and select PPE that properly fits each affected employee. The employer shall provide training to each employee who is required by this section to use PPE.

Link: short.productionmachining.com/ppe

PPE Assessment e-tool: short.productionmachining.com/ppeassess

 


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