Chemical Safety Chemfinder Webpage
A great resource for information on chemicals. http://chemfinder.cambridgesoft.com/
Chemtrec is a 24-Hour Hazardous Materials Emergency Communication Service. http://www.chemtrec.org/Chemtrec/
NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards
The NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards is intended as a source of general industrial hygiene information for workers, employers, and occupational health professionals.
http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/npg/pgintrod.html Confined Space Entry
OSHA's Confined Space Resource Page
Lots of information to help you recognize, evaluate, and control hazards associated with confined spaces.
http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/confinedspaces/index.html Electrical Safety
OSHA's Electrical Safety Resource Page
This is OSHA's extensive page containing information and links pertaining to electrical safety. http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/electrical/index.html
Experience Modification Rate
Understanding Your Experience Modification Rate Worksheet
Here's an article that provides detail about the Experience Modification Rate (EMR). http://www.smgindy.com/resourcesPDFView.asp?cat=Item&sub=bin1&ext=.pdf&id=24252 Eye Protection
Eye Protection in the Workplace
Here's some useful information regarding how to prevent eye injuries in the workplace from Prevent Blindness America.
http://www.preventblindness.org/safety/worksafe.html Fall Protection
Fall Protection in Construction (pdf)
This is a PDF File of OSHA Publication 3146 that provides an overview of Fall Protection issues and compliance.
http://www.smgindy.com/resourcesPDFView.asp?cat=Item&sub=bin1&ext=.pdf&id=24264 OSHA's Fall Protection Technical Information Page
This is OSHA's Technical Resource Page dedicated to fall protection issues. http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/fallprotection/index.html
Fall Safety - Publications Fall Safety - Publications
OSHA's Hearing Conservation Technical Resource Page
This is OSHA's Resource Page devoted to Hearing Conservation issues. This is a great resource if you need help developing a Hearing Conservation Program.
Lockout/Tagout Fact Sheet (pdf)
This is a two-page Fact Sheet prepared by OSHA regarding Lockout/Tagout compliance. http://www.smgindy.com/resourcesPDFView.asp?cat=Item&sub=bin1&ext=.pdf&id=24270 Lockout-Tagout Interactive Training Program
Whether you are a recent hire or an experienced employee, this oline OSHA program will expand your knowledge of the Lockout/Tagout standard.
http://www.osha.gov/dts/osta/lototraining/index.htm OSHA's Lockout/Tagout Information Page
This is OSHA's Technical Information Page pertaining to lockout/tagout issues. http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/controlhazardousenergy/index.html
OSHA's Machine Guarding Resource Page
This page contains general information on the various hazards of mechanical motion and techniques for protecting workers. Compliance information related to machine guarding is also included.
http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/machineguarding/index.html Multi-Employer Worksite
Multi-Employer Worksite Compliance Directive
This is Cornell University's immense searchable database of Material Safety Data Sheets. This is an internal OSHA Compliance Directive to Compliance Officers outlining how responsibilities for jobsite hazards will be determined (lengthy).
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Do you need clarifications about an OSHA regulation?
OSHA maintains a searchable database of letters requesting clarification or interpretations of their regulations. Click above and enter the subject of your inquiry.
Has your company ever been inspected by OSHA?
OSHA’s inspection database was not initially meant for public access, but has been made available to the public. Enter your company name to see detail regarding past compliance inspections that have occurred since 1971.
Need to know the Permissible Exposure Limit for a chemcial? OSHA's TABLE Z-1 Limits for Air Contaminants.
OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration)
This is OSHA's comprehensive website that includes a vast amount of regulatory information. http://www.osha.gov/
OSHA Inspection Data
Learn what infractions are most common for your type of business (based on SIC Code). http://www.osha.gov/pls/imis/citedstandard.html
OSHA’s Construction and General Industry Standards
OSHA maintains a searchable database of letters requesting clarification or interpretations of their regulations. Click above and enter the subject of your inquiry.
OSHA's Goals for 2003-2008
Here are OSHA's Strategic Goals for 2003-2008 (formulated in May 2003). http://www.osha.gov/StratPlanPublic/strategicmanagementplan-final.html OSHA's Technical Links Page
This is OSHA's Technical Links Page offering information regarding nearly every type of hazard encounterable in construction and manufacturing.
http://www.osha.gov/html/a-z-index.html What's my company's SIC Code?
This page offers a search engine to locate your company's Standard Industrial Code (SIC). http://www.osha.gov/pls/imis/sicsearch.html
ABC -- Associated Builders and Contractors of Indiana Abc-indy.org
ACGIH -- American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists American Conference of Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH), your industrial hygiene,
environmental, occupational health and safety resource that advances worker health and safety and offers books, conferences, and education and training courses.
AGCIN -- Associated General Contractors of Indiana
AGC of Indiana - Your resource for information on the construction industry in the state of Indiana.
ANSI -- American National Standards Institute
A premier source for timely, relevant, actionable information on national, regional, international standards and conformity assessment issues
ASSE -- American Society of Safety Engineers American Society of Safety Engineers
Builders Association of Greater Indianapolis http://www.bagi.com/
CGA -- Compressed Gas Association Compressed Gas Association
CII -- Construction Industry Institute
A consortium of leading owners and contractors who have joined together to find better ways of planning and executing capital construction programs.
http://www.construction-institute.org/scriptcontent/Index.cfm CSB -- U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board csb.gov
CURT -- Construction Users Roundtable Construction Users Roundtable
DOT -- Department of Transportation U.S. Department of Transportation / Safety http://www.dot.gov/safety.html
IMA -- Indiana Manufacturers Association
The Indiana Manufacturers Association represents manufacturing concerns before state and federal legislative bodies, provides consulting services and professional development workshops and publications.
INSafe -- IDOL Safety Training and Consultation (formerly BuSET)
Programs provided by the INSafe (INSafe), a division of the Indiana Department of Labor, who works with Indiana's employers, employees, labor unions, professional groups, trade organizations, and others to ensure workplace safety and health through education and outreach.
IOSHA -- Indiana Occupational Safety and Health Administration Fireworks Splice HTML
ISA -- Indiana Subcontractors Association
The Indiana Subcontractors Association, is a non-profit membership, trade association representing construction subcontractors.
http://www.indianasubcontractors.org/default.asp ISHE -- Indiana Society for Healthcare Engineering Indiana Society for Healthcare Engineering ISHE http://www.isheweb.org/
ITSDF -- Industrial Truck Standards Dev. Foundation Industrial Truck Standards Development Foundation http://www.itsdf.org/
MICCS -- Metro Indianapolis Coalition for Construction Safety Miccs, Metro Indianapolis Coalition for Construction Safety http://www.miccs.org/html/homepg.asp
MSHA -- Mine Safety and Health Administration
Federal enforcement agency responsible for the health and safety of the nation's miners. http://www.msha.gov/
NFPA -- National Fire Protection Association NFPA
NIOSH -- National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
Home page of The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health - Providing National and World Leadership to Prevent Work-Related Illnesses and Injuries.
http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/homepage.html NSC -- National Safety Council
The National Safety Council is a membership organization with resources on safety, health and environmental topics, training, products, publications, news, and more.
SIA -- Scaffold Industry Association Scaffold Industry Association
Owner Controlled Insurance Programs
Owner Controlled Insurance Programs - Part 1
This is part one of a two-part article by David L. Grenier about OCIPs that is presented by crisk. com.
http://www.c-risk.com/Articles/dlg_OCIP_01.htm Owner Controlled Insurance Programs - Part 2
This is part two of a two-part article by David L. Grenier about OCIPs that is presented by crisk. com.
Owner-controlled 'wrap insurance' is viable alternative for contractors Here's an informative article by Gerald Katzman for The Business Review. http://albany.bizjournals.com/albany/stories/2002/07/29/focus13.html Powered Industrial Trucks
Developing a Training Program for Forklift Operators (pdf)
This is a document prepared by OSHA outlining the requirements necessary to prepare a training program for forklift users.
http://www.smgindy.com/resourcesPDFView.asp?cat=Item&sub=bin1&ext=.pdf&id=24277 FAQs About Powered Industrial Truck Operator Training. (pdf)
This is a document containing frequently asked questions with answers regarding powered industrial trucks; general questions and questions specific to general industry, maritime and construction are provided.
Online Forklift Training -- FREE
Instructional Designs, Inc. provides a free online operator training course. http://www.free-training.com/osha/forklift/forkmenu.htm?
OSHA's Powered Industrial Truck Resource Page
This is OSHA's Resource Page devoted to all that pertains to the proper training and safe operation of powered industrial trucks (forklifts).
http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/poweredindustrialtrucks/index.html Sample Training Program Outline for Forklift Operators (pdf)
This is a "sample" outline prepared by OSHA to assist in the development of a training program for forklift operators.
12 Point Safety Plan (pdf)
Developing a 12 point safety plan for work in Indiana? Here's a quick overview of the requirements.
http://www.smgindy.com/resourcesPDFView.asp?cat=Item&sub=bin1&ext=.pdf&id=64030 Prequalification Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) (pdf)
This is a document containing frequently asked questions pertaining to contractor prequalification.
http://www.smgindy.com/resourcesPDFView.asp?cat=Item&sub=bin1&ext=.pdf&id=49754 Radiation Safety
Radiation Safety Academy: radiation safety, HAZMAT Training, biomedical training, OSHA safety training, hazardous material, shipping hazardous material, osha compliance training, radiation safety training
Radiation Safety Academy's Certified Health Physicists have provided training and consulting to thousands of clients since 1983. Courses include Radiation Safety Officer, fundamentals, DOT, HAZMAT, decontamination and decommissioning, risk communication, and more. The Academy's highly experienced staff also provide consulting services including annual audits, license application or amendment preparation, and waste management.
To provide better service in alerting the American people to unsafe, hazardous or defective products, six federal agencies with vastly different jurisdictions have joined together to create www.recalls.gov -- a "one stop shop" for U.S. Government recalls.
OSHA Recordkeeping Handbook
OSHA has released its long-awaited recordkeeping document that addresses the new recordkeeping standard.
http://www.osha.gov/recordkeeping/handbook/index.html OSHA's Recordkeeping Standard (pdf)
http://www.smgindy.com/resourcesPDFView.asp?cat=Item&sub=bin1&ext=.pdf&id=24294 OSHA's Recordkeeping Resource Page
This is OSHA's Resource page devoted to the recordkeeping standard. http://www.osha.gov/recordkeeping/index.html
Respiratory Protection Respiratory Protection Page
This is a page with numerous links found within the OSHA website that provides vast amount of information regarding the respiratory protection standard.
http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/respiratoryprotection/index.html Small Entity Compliance Guide (pdf)
This is a compliance guide prepared by OSHA that serves as a comprehensive resource to assist in the development and implementation of a respiratory protection program. Very informative!!
http://www.smgindy.com/resourcesPDFView.asp?cat=Item&sub=bin1&ext=.pdf&id=24256 Safety Articles
Safety Articles: Construction, Occupational Health, Workplace, & Industrial Safety Article
Construction, occupational, & workplace health and safety articles - industrial and office safety.
Accident Reconstruction and Highway Safety Publications and Charts
Automobile, Truck, Motorcycle, Bicycle, Train and Pedestrian Accident Reconstruction and Investigation. Driver Perception and Reaction. Highway Safety, Design and Maintenance. Traffic Engineering. Roadway Defects. Tort Liability. Pavement Edge Drop Off Limits, Railroad Crossing Safety. Construction Zone Safety. Train Braking. Human Factors. John C. Glennon.
The World Wide Web Virtual Library: Safety-Critical Systems The World Wide Web Virtual Library: Safety-Critical Systems http://www.comlab.ox.ac.uk/archive/safety.html
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OSHA's Scaffolding Technical Information Page
This page is a comprehensive resource that includes regulatory information, images, directives, and other information pertaing to scaffolding.
http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/scaffolding/index.html Scaffolding eTool from OSHA
Here's a very informative page within the OSHA site that provides online training regarding scaffolding.
How are Incident Rates Calculated?
This is a link to the Bureau of Labor Statistics website page detailing how to calculate incident rates.
How does your company’s injury/illness rates compare to others?
The “Safety and Health” section provides up-to-date safety statistics presented by Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Code. How does your company compare to the rest of the nation?
http://stats.bls.gov/bls/safety.htm The Mother of All Statistics Pages
This page is a clearinghouse of statistics for all government agencies. http://www.fedstats.gov/
OSHA's Steel Erection Standard Resource Page
This is OSHA's information page devoted to the revisions made to the steel erection standard http://www.osha.gov/steelerection/index.html
Need a Toolbox Safety Talk?
This site offers toolbox talks organized by subject matter. A great source for material to discuss with crews at the beginning of the work week.
http://www.webworldinc.com/wes-con/safety2.html-ssi Training Resources
Safety Management Group's Virtual University
Occupational Safety and Health training, alcohol/food safety and driver safety training is now available to you online. Take a class right now!
https://secure2.360training.com/vu3/index.cfm?event=home&cid=1221 Safety Training DVDs , Videos, Software, & Online Courses Safety Training DVDs , Videos, Software, & Online Courses http://www.safety-video-bmsh.com/
Safety Training Videos and DVDs
This site features a wide variety of safety education videos by several leading manufacturers, including subjects such as Bloodborne Pathogens, Sexual Harassment, and Right-To-Know. http://www.cocosafe.com/
What training does OSHA require for Construction Companies?
This page on OSHA's site identifies all training required in the construction standard. http://www.osha.gov/doc/outreachtraining/htmlfiles/osha2254.html
Trenching and Excavation Safety
OSHA's Trenching and Excavation Resource Page
OSHA's trenching and excavation page designed to make the standard easier to understand, permit the use of performance criteria where possible, and provide construction employers with options when classifying soil and selecting employee protection methods.
http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/trenchingexcavation/index.html Trenching and Excavation: Safety Principles (pdf)
This is a document from the Ohio State Univ. Extension Dept. that provides brief explanation concerning the mechanics of soil and excavation accidents; also contains relevant statistics. http://www.smgindy.com/resourcesPDFView.asp?cat=Item&sub=bin1&ext=.pdf&id=24273 Trenching and Shoring Procedures
This is a site to An Oklahoma State University manual containing procedures, definitions, and diagrams for trenching and excavation activity.
http://www.pp.okstate.edu/ehs/manuals/Trench.htm Workers Compensation
This site offers great information about workers' compensation (and other) insurance is easy to- understand language.
This is a site devoted to worker's compensation issues containing a staggering amount of information and hyperlinks to all state worker's compensation sites.