OSHA has released a long-awaited update to its standard on walking/working surfaces, issuing a final rule that addresses slips, trips, and falls in the workplace and establishes employer requirements for the use of personal fall protection systems.
It only takes one mistake to result in a disaster! The following is a brief overview of general safety tips in regard to propane filling stations that are used by some commercial businesses (for example: convenience stores, gas stations, hardware stores, RV dealerships, etc.). It is important to emphasize that if you are not trained by qualified personnel on how to conduct this task safely, you should NOT be doing it!
There are a lot of self-proclaimed experts who say that you should only buy term insurance and invest the difference and that once you reach retirement age, you won’t need your life insurance any longer. For most folks, that’s not necessarily true.
You must inform and train employees on what the expectations of them are if an incident happens. Do your employees complete an investigation? Do they get a supervisor or owner to do it? What happens if they are the only ones there? Would your answers to the previous questions depend on whether the injured person was an employee, visitor, or customer?