Avoid OSHA Citation Penalties: Scaffolds, Ladders, Machinery & Machine Guarding

Michael Aust

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This webinar will provide you with examples of issued OSHA citations in these topics and discuss ways to assess your workplace for similar issues and how to abate them before OSHA is on site.

Why Should You Attend:

The average penalty of an OSHA citation is in the thousands of dollars. That was before OSHA increased their penalties that went into effect this year by nearly 80%.

Jobs associated with the use of scaffolds, ladders, machinery and machine guarding are common critical job tasks that come with many hazards. When these hazards are not eliminated or controlled before the job begins, serious injury and even death can occur due to the failure of not recognizing the hazard beforehand.

Participate in this webinar if you want to learn from the mistakes of others on how not to receive costly OSHA fines pertaining to scaffolds, ladders, machinery and machine guarding.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the hazards associated with each subject.
  • Explain how to mitigate the hazards of each subject to avoid serious personal injury and even death.
  • Discuss how to implement a gap analysis at your worksite to incorporate a zero hazard zone for each subject.
  • Training, training and more training…..How to use the gap assessment as an ongoing training tool.
  • Illustrate the recent increase of OSHA penalties by severity.

Areas Covered in the Webinar:

  • Three examples of issued citations for each subject.
  • Discuss how to conduct a gap assessment at your worksite, who should participate in it and how to keep the corrective actions to resolve a top priority.
  • How to use the gap assessment as a training tool.
  • Fail safe your activities from injuries for tasks associated with each subject.
  • The increase in OSHA citations.

Who Will Benefit:

  • Plant Managers,
  • HR Managers,
  • Staffing Agencies,
  • General Industry Business Owners,
  • Construction Business Owners,
  • Maritime Business Owners,
  • Plant Supervisors,
  • Project Managers,
  • Safety Managers,
  • Safety Committee Members,
  • Maintenance Technicians
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Speaker: Michael Aust,

Mr. Michael Aust, is the President and Owner of 1030 Communications, LLC. Mr. Aust has a Master of Science in Occupational Safety, Health and Environmental Management and is a Certified Environmental Compliance Manager #5678. He has been an Authorized OSHA Outreach Instructor since 2000. He has provided safety management expertise since 1995. His extensive experience in the safety and health field has been earned from working in a variety of different types of organizations within the private sector. He has developed and implemented safety management systems for organizations without such processes and helped mature management systems for Fortune 50 and Fortune 100 companies. Some highlights of his involvement in professional organizations include; Security Committee Louisiana Chemical Association (LCA), Safety Committee Louisiana Chemical Association (LCA), American Society of Safety Engineers, South Louisiana S.T.E.P.S. AdHoc Committee Member, Greater Baton Rouge Industrial Alliance (GBRIA) Owner Entry Requirements Committee, American Society of Safety Engineers Grapevine Chapter Section Chairperson. Mr. Aust has provided safety auditing and training services for companies such as US Fusion, The TopCor Companies, BP North America, Honeywell, Gulf South Safety Consultants, The Commodore Corporation – Indiana Division, JE Spear Consulting, Ivy Tech Corporate College only to name a few.

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