Top 10 Most Cited OSHA Violations in 2019

Safety+Health unveils finalized Top 10 data for FY 2019 (which ended Sept. 30) Fall Protection – General Requirements is OSHA’s most frequently cited standard for fiscal year 2019. This marks the ninth consecutive year it has stood atop the agency’s “Top 10” list. Fall Protection – General Requirements (1926.501) Hazard Communication (1910.1200) Scaffolding (1926.451) Lockout/Tagout…

Winterize Your Windows

The windows and doors of your home let in more cool air than any other part of your home, which is why it’s crucial to seal them properly. Following the right preparation steps will help you identify draft problems so you can add layers of insulation to keep you warm all winter long. When heat…

Timely Advice – Watch Care

Watches are investments and invaluable heirlooms. By implementing a solid risk management program and taking the measures provided below by AIG, you will be better equipped to prevent immediate losses and preserve your collection for years to come. General care When initially used, automatic watches should be wound with a few turns of the winding…

Chain Saw Safety

Operating a chain saw is inherently hazardous. Potential injuries can be minimized by using proper personal protective equipment and safe operating procedures. Check out these OSHA QUICKCARD tips: Before Starting a Chain Saw Check controls, chain tension, and all bolts and handles to ensure that they are functioning properly and that they are adjusted according…

Generation Next: Empowering Perpetuation of Your Business

Transitioning a business is an intentional process. If done well, perpetuation will empower the next generation to carry on a legacy. Only 30 percent of family businesses survive to the next generation—a stark statistic when you consider the lifetime that owners dedicate to nurturing their companies, providing employment, and giving back to their communities. What…

Town of Ocean City Updates Building Codes

The Planning and Community Development Department of Ocean City has made the following important changes to their building codes/requirements: Effective 10/7/2019 – Town has adopted the 2017 National Electrical Code (NEC) Effective 1/1/2020 – Town will strictly enforce the flat roof insulation requirements in the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) For more information, visit the…