Written program documents are an important part of any company's health and safety program. In fact, they should be considered one of the cornerstones of an effective program. If you're inclined to think otherwise- and not put any effort into your written programs - then now is a good time to remind everyone that OSHA mandates that certain written programs be in place.
While it's true that some written programs may not apply to your company (laboratory operations or confined spaces, for example), others apply broadly to many different business types (emergency action plan and hazard communication, for example). In other words, there's an excellent chance that your company is required to have some written programs in place.Read More