SALUS SAFETY CONSULTANTS

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CONSULTATION SERVICES AND STAFFING INDUSTRY COMPLIANCE

Safety Program Development and Implementation

We are creditable safety professionals, who are fully committed in the prevention of accidents, incidents, and events that harm people, property, or the environment. We evaluate the hazards to identify what events can occur and the likelihood of occurrence, severity of results, risks and costs. We will make recommendations to employers, based on our findings, that may involve engineering controls (safety features and systems, fail safe features, barriers, and other forms of protection), administrative controls (plans, policies, procedures, training, etc.), or personal protective equipment (PPE).

 

Our staff remains current in new technologies; and keeps up with current changes in Federal, State, and local safety standards and regulations.

 

Our Consulting Services Include:

 

Safety Assessment:

An overview of your program, identifying the applicable regulations, where you have strong programs, and which programs need additional development. Designed to show your level of compliance with Federal or State OSHA regulations, this assessment will identify potential liability areas, and will give you a detailed list of several realistic options to correct these problems.

 

Third Party Audit:

Similar to Safety Assessment, this program allows the companies with strong safety programs an independent assessment of their regulatory compliance. This is frequently required by management and legal oversight groups to prove that you are minimizing liabilities.

Staffing Industry Compliance:

Keeping your staffing agency in compliance with the Department of Labor is not an easy task.  Especially, keeping it in compliance with OSHA State and Federal Regulations.  There are several requirements that must be met under the Multi-Employer Act prior to placing employees at a location.  Some of these requirements are location hazard assessments, hazard abatement, training requirements for both primary and secondary location, periodic hazard assessments, and more.  Let us assist you with these requirements so that you can focus on bringing new customers and grow your business.  By working in partnership, this includes your secondary placement locations, we can help you and your clients meet the requirements established by OSHA.  By doing so, it will hep prevent costly injuries from occurring and your insurance premiums being raised.  It will also prevent your organization from being at the receiving end of a hefty fine(s) by OSHA.

OSHA Fine Contesting:

Being in compliance with State and Federal regulations is not always easy or cheap.  However, neither is a citation from OSHA.  In fact, in 2015 violation citations have increase from $7,000 to $12,500 while the fine for serious or repeat violations increased from $70,000 to $125,000. A hefty price to pay for not being in compliance.  For many business owners, these fines can be a significant cost.  The best defense is to always be within regulations.  But what if it's too late? What if you've already been cited and facing heavy fines that can impact the profits your organization could have made on a job?  Should you pay the fine or contest it?  We can assist you in answering these difficult questions .  We can help you put a case together to have the fines reduced or possibly dismissed.  We are very knowledgeable and educated in the process and know how to navigate through the system.  Let us help you and guide you through the difficult process of contesting a fine.  We will guide you every step of the way.

Ergonomics Assessment:

As more and more companies shift from away from manufacturing operations, ergonomics becomes the number one safety problem. We can identify the easy, short-term improvements for your operations, as well as the long term planning that can be worked into your long-range capital improvements.