Simple Ways for Small Businesses to Comply with OSHA
Starting a small business is exciting, and at the same time it can become extremely overwhelming with the many guidelines and regulations to be taken into account. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) created a thorough guide to help diffuse confusion over what specific requirements are meant for different industries.
The OSHA Compliance Assistance Quick Start provides a step-by-step guide to identify major OSHA requirements and materials that may apply to your workplace. The General Industry Quick Start covers the largest category of industries. These guides are also provided for the construction and healthcare industries.
Mastery makes it simple to meet training requirements with online training courses. If you are unfamiliar with OSHA you can learn the basics with, “OSHA General Industry: Introduction to OSHA.” This course; explains what OSHA does, names the publication that contains the OSHA standards and four broad categories of business or industry covered by these standards, lists employer responsibilities required by the OSHA standards, lists workers’ rights and responsibilities covered under the OSHA standard, and recalls where to get help or find out more information about OSHA.
Mastery offers many courses to help cover OSHA training requirements. The following are just a few of the effective courses to help you on your way:
- Bloodborne Pathogen: Always Protect Yourself
- Electrical Safety: What Everyone Should Know
- Workplace First Aid
- Emergency Planning
- Hearing: What? Protect Your Hearing
- Machine Guarding and Lock Out & Tag Out
- Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
- Using Ladders Safely
- Hazard Communication and the Global Harmonizing System
- Fire Safety
- Slips, Trips and Falls
- Confined Spaces
- Forklifts and Material Handling