Employer Guidelines for Purchasing PPE

Most small businesses have tight budgets. Knowing where dollars must be allocated helps maintain a strong bottom line. Some areas of employer responsibility remain grey, such as who is responsible for purchasing personal protective equipment (PPE) that is required on the job—the employer or the employee? LEARN MORE >

Excavation Checklist

OSHA requires each contractor to have a competent person who will inspect the excavation each day before anyone enters it. The reason for this is to ensure that the excavation walls do not collapse in on personnel inside the excavation thereby burying them. In order to show that the inspection has been done, it must be documented. LEARN MORE >

Ten Things Needed in a SSHASP

Site Specific Health and Safety Plans are required by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and requested by Construction Managers, Property Owners, Developers, and General Contractors.

Writing a plan that meets the regulatory requirements and is approved by the owner of the project can be a daunting task. Emilcott’s ebook can guide you through the process. LEARN MORE >