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Newsletter/Safety Topics

While not all accidents are preventable, educating and preparing your employees can help prevent many unnecessary accidents.  Safety newsletters that focus on safety issues directly related to your operations can create the safety awareness needed to reduce the number of accidents. 

Safety Compliance Associates clients receive monthly newsletters to post within their locations.  Please contact us to see how Safety Compliance Associates can help create the safety awareness your organization needs.

Below are some of our newsletters:

DOT Related Newsletters


HAND HELD CELL PHONE BAN
Distracted Driving
Construction Zone Safety
Backing Safely
Roadside Inspections
Vehicle Inspections
Sharing the Road
Traffic Signs
Under the Influence
Snowplow Safety
Winter Driving
Emergency Maneuvers

Federal Highway Administration Safety Newsletter    

OSHA Related Newsletters

Carbon Monoxide
Fall Protection
First Aid/Bloodborne Pathogens
Hearing Protection
Hazardous Materials
Hot Work
Fire Prevention
Emergency Evacuation
Forklift Safety
Harzard Communication
Personal Protective Equipment

OSHA Quick Takes Newsletter

News You Can Use

5/9/12 FMCSA 2012-2016 Strategic Plan Targets:

Raising the bar to entry;
Requiring to maintain high safety standards; and
Removing high-risk carriers and drivers.

http://www.ccjdigital.com/fmcsa-posts-2012-2016-strategic-plan/

4/20/12 Medical Examiner Registry Final Rule Creates Stringent Requirements for Providers of DOT Medical Exams.

http://www.cvta.org/member-news/associate-member-news/902-fmcsa-announces-medical-examiner-final-rule-.html

The Definition of a Tank Vehicle Changed.Some Clarification Is Still Needed. ATA Challenging:

TankDefinitionChallange22212.pdf

New Hours of Service Rule Challenged By Multiple Parties

http://www.ccjdigital.com/safety-groups-challenge-latest-hours-rules/

Final Rule: FMCSA Final HOS Rule Effective Feb. 27,2012 and July 1, 2013

http://www.logisticsmgmt.com/article/fmcsa_issues_final_hours-of-service_rules/

http://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/rules-regulations/topics/hos-final/hos-final-rule.aspx

Final Rule: FMCSA Ban on Use of Hand Held Mobile Telephones Effective Jan. 3,2012- Frequently Asked Questions

http://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/about/other/faq/cellphone-ban-faqs.aspx

Final Rule Amendment: Medical Certificate Retention Extension to Jan. 30, 2014

http://www.landlinemag.com/todays_news/Daily/2011/Nov11/111411/111611-01.shtml

http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2011-11-15/pdf/2011-29481.pdf

Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) - Final Rule Expected in Q1 of 2012

http://www.osha.gov/as/opa/facts-hcs-ghs.html

http://blog.msdsonline.com/ghs-answer-center/

Combustible Dust Initiative:
http://www.osha.gov/pls/oshaweb/owadisp.show_document?p_table=NEWS_RELEASES&p_id=15030

Combustible Dust Safety:
http://www.osha.gov/pls/oshaweb/owadisp.show_document?p_table=NEWS_RELEASES&p_id=15021

OSHA's new National Emphasis Program (NEP) on inspecting Primary Metal Industries, which became effective on May 19, 2011, go to: http://www.osha.gov/OshDoc/Directive_pdf/CPL_03-00-013.pdf