Overcoming the Deficiencies of Outsourced Safety Staffing

There are safety staffing companies, and then there's SITEX. Your needs for temporary and contract safety roles are typically driven by one or a combination of factors related to: → Seasonality or project-based work → Skills gaps in loca...
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Mold and Asbestos Training

Whether it’s to upskill your personal qualifications or to satisfy compliance requirements for your employees, SITEX offers approved mold and asbestos training and certification courses. Choose the course that’s right for you. Have questions abou...
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UST Decommissioning: The Truth About Underground Storage Tank Removal

According to the U.S. EPA, more than half a million underground storage tanks (UST) across the country store hazardous substances or petroleum. Each of these is a potential threat to leak and contaminate groundwater, the source of drinking water for ...
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Why You Need a Safety Partner, Not a Safety Cop

If you’ve worked in any construction or industrial setting long enough, you’ve likely encountered the “safety cop” – generally defined as a safety manager or safety consultant who strictly enforces rules and regulations at worksites, often ...
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How Safety Consulting Services Improve Your Business: 7 reasons you need a safety consultant

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Many companies claim a safety-first culture, but focusing on safety grows increasingly challenging when faced with regulatory complexities, staffing shortages, and budgetary pressures. In 2020, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported 2.7 mi...
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Safety Manager vs. Safety Consultant: What’s the difference and which one do you need?

What is the Role of a Safety Manager? A safety manager is typically an in-house professional responsible for managing the overall safety of the workplace. Their specific roles and responsibilities usually include: Developing Safety Policies and P...
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A New Model for Safety Consulting that Delivers Long-Term ROI

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*The original version of this article appeared in the October 2023 issue of Professional Safety. Though safety consulting, safety staffing and safety management outsourcing are standard practices, Total Safety Management evolves safety consulting ...
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Confined Space Safety: How to Avoid Fines, Avoid Accidents, and Avoid Deaths

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How to Avoid Fines Know how to recognize a confined space The first step to avoiding fines for violations of the Confined Space standard (29 CFR 1910.146) is knowing how to identify confined spaces. The OSHA definition of a confined space is one th...
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Do I Need an Industrial Noise Map to Meet OSHA Noise Monitoring Standards?

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that more than 20 million workers are exposed annually to potentially damaging noise levels at work. Further research tells us that workplaces with effective hearing conservation programs have lower inc...
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Meeting the Hexavalent Chromium OSHA Standard: How Do I Test for Compliance?

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As a known carcinogen, regulators have taken measures to reduce workplace exposure to hexavalent chromium, a chemical produced by a number of industrial processes. This article will answer several key questions about safety and compliance for the Hex...
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