APRIL 2019 NEWSLETTER          

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OSHA enforcement activity is on the rise and so are penalties for non-compliance. Following are just a few examples:


Ohio Musical Instrument Manufacturer Cited for Exposing Workers to Copper Dust and Machine Hazards Conn-Selmer, Inc., is facing penalties of $200,230 for two repeated and seven serious safety and health violations. READ MORE...

Florida Roofing Contractor Cited for Repeatedly Exposing Workers to Fall Hazards OSHA has cited Crown Roofing, LLC, for exposing workers to fall hazards at two residential worksites. READ MORE...

California Fines Construction Company Following Worker Fatality California OSHA issued 10 citations and $242,600 in penalties to Platinum Pipeline, Inc., after a worker died in a trench collapse. READ MORE...

Georgia Battery Manufacturer Cited for Lead and Other Safety Hazards U.S. Battery Manufacturing Co. was cited for exposing workers to multiple hazards, including lead, arsenic, and unguarded machinery. READ MORE...

Iowa OSHA Cites Manufacturing Company for Amputation Hazard Iowa OSHA issued one repeat serious citation and $64,670 in penalties to O’Neal Manufacturing Services after a worker, who was operating an unguarded press brake, suffered an amputation. READ MORE...

Texas Canned Food Company Cited after Worker Suffers Amputation Bruce Foods Corporation faces $194,350 in penalties after a worker suffered an amputation. READ MORE...

Pennsylvania Construction Company Cited for Exposing Workers to Trenching Hazards OSHA cited Etna Construction, Inc., for exposing workers to excavation hazards at a worksite. READ MORE...

Stay on top of the latest OSHA news, initiatives and products to help identify and prevent workplace hazards.

Safe+Sound 2019 campaign encourages every workplace to have a Safety and Health Program More Info

OSHA promotes trenching safety at the Damage Prevention and Excavation Safety Summit More Info

April is Distracted Driver Awareness Month and NSC is providing public education materials More Info
OSHA requests information on Powered Industrial Truck Standard More Info

OSHA dispatched staff to help protect workers during tornado recovery in Alabama and Georgia More Info

Trenching and Soil Classification video available on OSHA's website 
More Info
New Obs App is Here!

Many of you have waited patiently for our new "Observation App" to be released.  Well, wait no more! 

The Observation App is available for download from the Apple Store and Google Play Store.  


This app is designed to get employees more fully engaged in safety! It's like putting a digital "Safety Suggestion Box" in their back pocket!

The app allows you to document "one-off" observations, both positive and negative. You can add photos and assign a severity rating which escalates the issue up the chain of command.

The data is stored in a repository and "Observation Reports" can be scheduled for delivery at the end of each day, weekly or monthly.

There's a tracking feature that allows you to respond to each observation letting employees know their issues are being addressed.

For more information:


New Inspection App Feature

Our "Inspection App" update due out in April will allow your inspectors to document the current weather conditions when doing inspections.

When Version 8.7 is released, you'll notice a new icon (an image of sun) on the home screen. 

It works similar to our GeoTag feature, when you tap the Weather icon, the app will display the most current weather conditions based on the nearest National Weather Service center.

You'll see an option to click "Save Weather" and when you print your report, the weather conditions will appear in the "Report Summary".

Refer a Friend

If you like our app, and most of you do, we ask that you please take a minutes and refer a friend.

Fore every referral you submit that becomes a customer, we will send you a Safety Reports 20 oz. Yeti Tumbler! It's that simple!

We Build Solutions
Safety Reports started back in November 2011 and we've steadily grown into one of the premier Safety Management Systems on the market today. 

Our in-house developers know how to build simple, yet powerful apps! They're supported by a Certified Safety Professional and the best sales and support team in the industry!

Don't take our word for it, check out our products below and sign up for a free trial or demo to see for yourself! 


More new apps coming in 2019!

Photo of the Month
Yes, he's tied off, but...
Note: this photo was not taken using our app. We NEVER post/use customer photos without obtaining written consent. Source: pinterest.com/source/asse.org


  Upcoming Safety Conferences
If you want to meet us in person and learn more about our apps, we encourage you to attend any of the safety conferences below:
RIMS 2019
Boston, MA
April 28-May 1, 2019

ASSP 2019 Professional Development Conference & Exposition
New Orleans, LA
June 9-12, 2019

NSC 2019 Safety & Health Exposition
San Diego, CA
September 9-11, 2019

2019 Nebraska Safety Council Conference and Trade Show
York, NE
October 16, 2019

NSC 2019 Safety & Health Summit

Omaha, NE
November 6, 2018

In many cases, we can get you free single-day floor passes, be sure to contact us if interested.

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