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Aug 20

Security Breach Causes OSHA to Suspend ITA Access

It is not a very encouraging start to the first two weeks of access to OSHA’s Injury Tracking Application (ITA), which just came online on August 1st. OSHA has suspended…

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Aug 1

OSHA’s New Injury Tracking Application (ITA) Time Saving Tips

It’s August 1, 2017 and hot outside. If you’re not sweating from the heat but instead from the unknown of electronically submitting your organizations record keeping data through OSHA’s just…

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Jul 2

What Does The OSHA Electronic Record Keeping Extended Submission Deadline Mean to You?

OSHA is finally implementing their Electronic Record Keeping of Injury and Illness Records after years of work internally and with stakeholders. After wobbling back and forth on implementation dates (and…

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Aug 6

30 Years & Counting

OSHA requires employers to keep employee medical and exposure data for duration of employment plus 30 years under 29 CFR Part 1910.1020.  Illnesses resulting from workplace exposures – such as…

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Jun 14

June 14 National Forklift Safety Day

June 14 is National Forklift Safety Day which is sponsored by the Industrial Truck Association. Average annual sales of powered industrial trucks has reached 190,000 units. The days focal point…

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Jun 10

Safety is not just for the workplace – take safety home

Summer vacation is drawing to a close and pretty soon the bells will be ringing to mark a new school year. The American Red Cross has steps that everyone can…

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May 12

OSHA’s New Electronic Reporting Rules

What do they mean for Employers? May 12, 2016, OSHA published its final rule on electronic reporting of workplace injuries and illnesses. The new regulations, which are are a revision…

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May 1

Welcome to Protect It

Welcome to the Protect It Blog, dedicated to educating our readers about Safety and Compliance issues in the workplace. OSHA Audits and Fines are a looming cloud hanging over most…

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