Many companies earnestly want to be in compliance for the type of work they perform. Why wouldn’t they It can save workers from disabling injuries, minimize regulatory citations and hefty fines impacting the company’s bottom line…making a profit!
Herein lies the problem. Because of the overwhelming number of federal and state legal statutes, regulations and standards, coupled with the numerous national consensus standards and industry best practices adopted locally, these well-intentioned companies become blinded by a plethora of information. Therefore, workplace safety compliance becomes, at best, a hodgepodge of mixed and outdated program documentation and training deficiencies.