New Year Requirements

With the start of the new year we wanted to make sure that everyone remains current with their safety programs. Some requirements need to be addressed within a short amount of time, while others will be spaced out throughout the …

Securing Ladders

Most people will agree that OSHA requires ladders to be tied off when in use, but this is not necessarily true. Actual OSHA requirements specify that ladders must be secured when on slippery surfaces or when the ladder could be …

Hotwork Permitting

We came across the issue of hotwork today. The question came in because an employee had seen his company require hotwork permits on oil production locations for using a generator near production tanks, but the employee was directed to drive …

Hearing Conservation

The current issue is regarding the necessity of a hearing conservation program in regards to OSHA 29 CFR 1910.95. The widely recognized regulation as to when the program becomes necessary reads as follows:  1910.95(c)(1) The employer shall administer a continuing, …

Aerial Lift Alarms

The issue that was brought up was covering up the strobe light on an aerial lift. The employees in question were performing work with lasers, so they felt the strobe light affected their work with the lasers. Their solution was …

Recordable Injuries

We had a case come in that I thought was interesting. What happened was Company X hired a temp from Company Y, and the temp got hurt working for Company X. The temp got a tetanus shot and the remainder …

Welcome to CS Consulting’s Blog!

Welcome to CS Consulting’s blog! At CS Consulting, we want to be your number one source for standby rescue, safety training and safety consulting services whether we’re on the job or not. That’s why we’ve created this blog to answer …