Working Safely In Summer Heat: An Important Reminder From U.S. DOL

WASHINGTON, DC – Throughout much of the U.S., high temperatures and humidity in the summer season can create hot and hazardous working conditions, both outdoors and indoors. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reminds...

MIOSHA Issues Warning to Membership

In case you missed it, MITA recently hosted a ZOOM meeting with Director of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs Bart Pickleman, MIOSHA Director Lawrence Hildalgo, and MIOSHA Manager Eric Allen. The program lasted over an hour and yielded some insight into the MIOSHA...

2020 Excavation Stand-Down Week June 15-19

MITA encourages you to participate in this year’s fourth annual Trench Safety Stand-Down (TSSD) which will be held the week of June 15-19, 2020. The goal is to reach out to as many employees who work in and around trenches and excavations and to provide them with...

UPDATED Safety & Health Field Book

The UPDATED Safety & Health Field Book is here! The first item a MIOSHA Safety Officer generally asks for during an inspection is a copy of your company’s safety and health program. When’s the last time you updated yours? Does it encompass the new confined space...