Most of OSHA’s standards have a “training” section requiring employees to be trained to perform their work in a healthful and safe manner. These standards use words like “Instruction” or “training” interchangeably. Some require “effecting” or “adequate” training. Some require … continue reading
OSHA’s Hearing Conservation Program is a topic that continues to cause confusion. In response to this, CS Consulting has compiled this summary of the standard to hopefully clarify a somewhat confusing topic.… continue reading
With the start of the New Year, there are a few annual requirements that might be coming due, as well as many things to think about in planning the year.
The first thing companies should be thinking about is their … continue reading
A huge stereotype about workers’ compensation is that they coddle any employee that files for compensation, and that employees can milk the system to receive benefits for as long they want. In many ways this is a misconception. Wyoming Workers’ … continue reading
Wyoming Workers’ Compensation Discount Programs:
In an effort to incentive companies to have safety programs in place, Wyoming Workers’ Compensation offers 2 separate discount programs to companies.
Drug & Alcohol Program Discount
The first program is also the simpler program … continue reading
Changes in the EMR System:
Many businesses may have noticed a significant change in their EMR number, with no explanation for the change. The way the EMR system worked in the past was on a percentage system based on groups. … continue reading
Some Wyoming businesses may have noticed changes in their EMR paperwork in terms of the actual rate. With questions arising it seemed appropriate to address several issues that people may have come across with Worker’s Compensation. The next few posts … continue reading
Calibration & Bump Testing
Calibration and bump testing are often areas of confusion. Bump testing and calibration are two completely separate operations, though they are performed in a similar fashion.
Calibration is the process of resetting established concentrations within the … continue reading
Questions about monitors always seem to be common. There is so much that could be considered the “basics” of monitoring devices and monitoring practices that a few posts will be dedicated toward addressing various aspects of monitoring basics. This first … continue reading
With summer fast approaching, one safety & health concern employers often overlook is exposure to heat. Currently OSHA does not comprehensively address the issue of heat exposure. The following are a few guidelines for what are safe levels of heat … continue reading