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1 OSHA 10 Hour Class * Does not make you a competent person. * Does not make you a qualified person.

2 Competent Person “Competent person” means one who is capable of identifying existing and predictable hazards in the surroundings or working conditions which are unsanitary, hazardous, or dangerous to employees, and who has authorization to take prompt corrective measures to eliminate them.

3 Qualified Person “Qualified” means one who, by possession of a recognized degree, certificate, or professional standing, or who by extensive knowledge, training, and experience, has successfully demonstrated his ability to solve or resolve problems relating to the subject matter, the work or the project.

4 OSHA 10 Hour Class * Does make you more aware of hazards on the job site. * Does make your company more competitive.

5 OSHA 10 Hour Class How long is the 10 hour OSHA class? 10 hours of instruction time.

6 OSHA 10 Hour Class Introduction to OSHA class

7 OSHA 10 Hour Class Electrical

8 OSHA 10 Hour Class Fall Hazards

9 OSHA 10 Hour Class Health / PPE

10 OSHA 10 Hour Class Materials Handling

11 OSHA 10 Hour Class Scaffolds

12 OSHA 10 Hour Class Power Tools

13 OSHA 10 Hour Class Ladders

14 OSHA 10 Hour Class Trenching / Excavation

15 OSHA 10 Hour Class Optional Course Subject

16 OSHA 91st Congress. Williams and Stieger.

17 OSHA What’s in place is not enough. Not satisfied with consensus standards alone.

18 OSHA NEC National Electrical Code NFPA National Fire Prevention Association ASTM American Society Testing Manufacturing ASME American Society of Mechanical Engineers ASNI American National Standards Institute

19 OSHA Sec. 5. (a) Each employer --- (1) shall furnish to each of his employees employment and a place of employment which are free from recognized hazards that are causing or are likely to cause, death or serious physical harm to his employees.

20 OSHA No specific standard Is a serious hazard Is abatable Is recognized hazard

21 OSHA Cannot be used to: Cite exempt portions of standards To make a standard more strict

22 Standards 29 CFR 1926 Scope Definition General Requirements Source Appendix

23 Standards Horizontal Vertical Performance

24 OSHA This was the intent of Congress. Each employer will provide HIS employees. A Safe Worksite, free from all safety and health hazards.

25 Multi - Employer Work Sites OSHA wants to make as many people responsible as possible. Why?

26 Multi - Employer Work Sites OSHA has played with the definition of “employer”.

27 Multi - Employer Work Sites (2) shall comply with occupational safety and health standards promulgated under this act.

28 Multi - Employer Work Sites Through numerous court challenges and other decisions OSHA has extrapolated a simple section of the act to mean the following:

29 Multi - Employer Work Sites Requires the employer to comply with the act for the benefit of all others in the work place.

30 Multi - Employer Work Sites On multi-employer work sites both construction and non-construction, citations normally shall be issued to employer whose employees are exposed to hazards (the exposing employer).

31 Multi - Employer Work Sites The employer who actually creates the hazard (the creating employer);

32 Multi - Employer Work Sites The employer who is responsible, by contract or through actual practice, for safety and health conditions on the work site; I.e. the employer who has the authority for ensuring that the hazardous condition is corrected (the controlling employer);

33 OSHA Compliance How does OSHA know if we are in compliance?

34 OSHA Inspections Fatality / Catastrophe Complaints Accidents

35 OSHA Inspections Special Emphasis –Trenching / excavation –Scaffolds –Falls –Silica General Schedules Follow - Up

36 OSHA Violations (Exposure) Most frequently cited 1926 Standards. Handout.

37 Willful Violations Old Maximum $10,000 Old Minimum None New Maximum $70,000 New Minimum $25,000

38 Repeated Violations Old Maximum $10,000 New Maximum $70,000

39 Serious, Other-than-Serious & Other Specific Violations Old Maximum $1000 New Maximum $7000

40 Failure to Abate for each calendar day beyond abatement Old Maximum $1000 New Maximum $7000

41 OSHA Notice Old Maximum $100 New Maximum $1000

42 Posting of OSHA 200 Summary Old Maximum $200 New Maximum $1000

43 Maintaining OSHA 200, OSHA Old Maximum $100 New Maximum $1000

44 Reporting Fatality / Catastrophe Old Maximum $400 New Maximum $5000

45 Access to Records under 1904 Old Maximum $100 New Maximum $1000


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