I am interested in the views and comments anyone has about the need to induct (our terminology in Australia) or train delivery drivers in the hazards that are inherent in your workplaces and the controls you use to manage those hazard. Do you see delivery drivers as visitors who need little or no training, or do you see them as workers who need to be informed so they stay safe while on your premises? Do you have policies and procedures for their duties or work as delivery drivers on your…See More
Thanks Michael, yes I have seen it. The laws in Oz actually allow ladders as work platforms for light work only, work that may be performed with one hand because 3 points of contact must be maintained at all times and the body must remained within the ladder stringers. Additionally, ladders must be secured top and bottom, plus no one may ascend further than the third topmost rung of a step ladder. So, Safe T Climb, fine thing that it is, may not be used. As I said earlier my company goes further than the law and bans all ladder use, except for acces (and in most cases we use scaffold) or where there is no practical alternative. I actually can't remember the last time we had a 'fall from height' incident.
We have what we feel is not a unique situation and were wondering if anyone might of run across this challenge and know more about the requirements. We are building a small machine system that includes some pneumatic components and some heated plates inside a small guard system. We include emergency stops on the machine and if they are actuated it removes all electric current and dumps all air pressure from the machine. We have several electrically interlocked doors that can be opened to…See More
Quality and compliance are vital issues for any medical devices company. Despite the fact that the FDA’s regulatory compliance requirements are the same across the industry; many medical device companies are shocked when they receive a 483, or a Warning Letter, or even a consent decree. Is meeting the FDA’s regulatory requirements something of a chance, which some organizations get by fluke and others don’t?This is simply not the case. Quality and compliance are built into a medical device…See More
We have what we feel is not a unique situation and were wondering if anyone might of run across this challenge and know more about the requirements. We are building a small machine system that…Continue
Hey Guys,How many of you have taken the 510 and 500 OSHA Trainer course? I am thinking about taking these 2 classes and become an OSHA trainer for my company. What are your guys thoughts on the…Continue
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