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NEW: Gary Schwartz, CIH, CSP, CMC to teach 8-Hour Refresher HAZWOPER

Gary Schwartz, CIH, CSP and CMC of PHASE Associates will be teaching the 8-Hour Refresher HAZWOPER training course on September 14, 2017 at Rutgers University Office of Continuing Professional Education. Click here to sign up.

Federal regulations require all employees who work on sites that may expose them to hazardous substances or health hazards receive training allowing them to work safely, knowledgeably and effectively. This one-day hands-on practical course is designed to meet the 8-hour annual refresher training requirements under OSHA's Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response regulation [29 CFR 1910.120(e)].

A Certificate of Training and a wallet card will be provided to each participant who completes the course.

 

NEW: Certain Aerial Lifts Safety Recalled by Genie Industries

This excessive wear can lead to potential damage to the boom tubes and could cause the platform to drop.

The affected model and serial numbers are as follows:

SX-150: SX15015H-101 to 161; SX15016H-162 to 228; SX150H-500 to 501

SX-180: SX18014-101 to 196; SX18015-197 to 313; SX18016-314 to 317; SX18016H-318 to 360; SX180H-600 to 602

Follow the instructions and complete the forms in the Safety Notice from Genie Industries. This must be done as soon as possible but no later than 30 days from receipt of the kit.

  1. Continued Use Instructions: All machine operators and users must be notified of these continued use requirements.
  2. The affected machines may remain in service until this Safety Notice is completed, provided that inspection for wear pads is included as part of the pre-operation inspections outlined in the machine's Operator's Manual.

NEW: OSHA's Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP)

VPP logo_smallThe proposed legislation would denote a long-term commitment to OSHA’s program, which recognizes worksites that achieve exemplary occupational safety and health performance. To be accepted into the program, worksites must implement safety and health management systems that yield below-average injury and illness rates. Successful worksites involved in VPP then gain exemption from certain OSHA inspections.

PHASE Associates has experience with providing support for firms seeking initial and renewal OSHA VPP approval certification.

PHASE Associates obtains a New York State Mold Assessor License

PHASE Associates, LLC is pleased to announce that we have obtained a New York State Mold Assessor license. We have qualified Mold Assessors who took the mandatory class and have been licensed as Mold Assessors by the New York State Department of Labor. Please contact PHASE Associates with any questions or to obtain a quote for service. We can be reached at 973-597-0750 or gary@phaseassociate.com.  

AIHA Mold Resource Center

Consumers and professionals can learn fast facts on mold, the potential adverse health effects of mold exposure, why remediation and prevention is important, what to do if you are victim of an indoor flood, and where to find help to prevent mold infestation. AIHA Mold Resource Center (click here.)

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