Thursday, May 12, 2022

Board Chair Marjorie Del Toro Re-Elected By The California Underground Safety Board



Irvine, CA, May 12, 2022 - We are pleased to announce on May 09, 2022, Marjorie Del Toro, CEO of ehs International, Inc. (ehsInc), was re-elected unanimously as Chair of the Dig Safe Board. Del Toro is the Board’s 3rd chair, 2nd female chair, 1st Latina/Latino chair. Del Toro was appointed by Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. on December 18, 2017 (two-year term), and reappointed by Governor Brown on January 02, 2019 for a four-year term.

"I am honored to be re-elected to serve as Chair on the California Underground Safety Board of Directors," said Marjorie Del Toro. "During my term on the Board, I am looking to continue our charge to improve the public's safety and of workers in subsurface operations. We will continue to put forward policy suggestions to address some of the challenges at job sites around California."

The California Underground Safety Board (Division of The CA Office of Energy Infrastructure Safety) - was created by the Dig Safe Act of 2016 to investigate accidents, develop excavation safety standards, and coordinate education and outreach programs. Members are charged with overseeing the safety of excavations around buried utilities by coordinating the state's education and outreach efforts, investigating accidents to determine their causes, setting standards for safe excavation, and ensuring the state's safe excavation laws are followed.

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Thursday, April 21, 2022

OSHA Launches National Emphasis Program (NEP) on Outdoor and Indoor Heat Hazards



OSHA is launching a targeted program to protect workers across the nation from the increasing threat of heat-related illness.

So, what exactly is the National Emphasis Program (NEP) on heat?

OSHA will proactively inspect more than 70 high-risk industries in indoor and outdoor work settings when the National Weather Service has issued a heat warning or advisory for a local area.🥵☀️

The NEP was in effect on April 8th, 2022, and will remain in effect for three years unless canceled or extended by a superseding directive.

For more information click here.

Join OSHA's movement by getting your staff trained on Heat Stress Prevention.

We offer in-person and virtual instructor-led training for Heat Stress Prevention as well as Heat Stress Prevention Written Program Development.

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

We're having a blast at the 2022 CWEA Annual Conference in Sacramento

 

ehsInc Team Member Kennedy Dena is out in Sacramento representing ehsInc. We are proud members of CWEA.

Do you work in the water waste/water industry and need a networking outlet?   

Learn more about CWEA.

Monday, April 4, 2022

Clients Get Complimentary Online Access to Training Records and Certifications


Tired of shuffling through paperwork in search of that one needed training record? Get rid of those old cabinets and stacked boxes!

Our online training management system we've named Client Member Portal (CMP) gives our clients complimentary access to organized and secure real-time training activity and records. It also offers students 24/7 access via any web-enabled device to view/download their training records.

For more information visit: https://www.ehsinc.org/cmp

Thursday, February 3, 2022

OSHA Increases Violation Costs


OSHA’s maximum penalties for serious and other-than-serious violations will increase from $13,653 per violation to $14,502 per violation. The maximum penalty for willful or repeated violations will increase from $136,532 per violation to $145,027 per violation.

For more information click on the graphic or here.