How Does Your Safety & Health Management System Measure Up?

The need for written safety programs has been identified since OSHA began in 1970, but over the years this need has gradually become much more formalized. Many OSHA Standards do require the development and implementation of written programs for specific topics, but a fully written and implemented Occupational Safety and Health Management Program is not […]

Virginia Governor McAuliffe Appoints Anna Jolly To Administration

Current Virginia Governor, Terry McAuliffe, recently announced appointments to his administration including Secretariat of the Commonwealth  – Safety and Health Codes Board. Governor McAuliffe appointmented Anna Jolly from Circle Safety and Health Consultants and Courtney M. Malveaux, Esq. to the board in order to focus on guiding the Virginia economy and creating more jobs across […]

Is Your Team Ready For OSHA’s Electronic Filing Deadline?

If you haven’t already heard, several industries including construction, manufacturing and building materials must submit their 2016 injury and illness data from OSHA Form 300A by Dec. 1. Read the details in this article from ConstructionDive.com. Not sure if your organization is OSHA compliant or following all the regulations?  Get in touch with Circle Safety […]

Anna Jolly Recognized by VOSH

Congratulations to Anna Jolly who was recently recognized for her service to VOSH and the Virginia Department of Labor & Industry. Anna was one of two individuals recognized for volunteering or dedicating time to all of the 22 VOSH Conferences.  

Visit Us At The 2017 VOSH Conference

The Circle Safety & Health Consultants staff is getting ready for the 2017 VOSH Conference in Virginia Beach. This annual conference from the Virginia Dept of Labor and Industry brings together experts across the occupational and safety field to provide educational sessions, industry trends, new products and solutions to keep Virginia’s workers safe. Throughout the […]

Chemical Exposure And Management Worries Workers

The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) recently released their first-ever State of the EH&S Industry report. Survey results showed a significant number of concerns regarding exposure and management of chemicals.  Those whose provided additional details cited their top concern was exposure, followed by ergonomic stressors, chemical management, air quality and a variety of other hazards. […]

Are You Prepared For New Crystalline Silica Standards in Virginia?

  What Is Silica? Silica occurs naturally in the earth’s crust, most often in the form of Quartz, and is present in sand, rocks and stones, bricks and concrete. Materials that contain silica are often found on construction sites or used in the construction process. On their own the materials are not dangerous or hazardous […]

New VOSH Penalty Increases As of July 1, 2017

As of July 1, 2017 Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) implemented an increase in maximum penalties by more than 78%. The changes were implemented as part of the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act which mandates agencies, such as OSHA, adjust their penalties. Of course no company wants an OSHA penalty but now more […]

Can Safety Staffing Deliver Better Talent?

Have you been wondering if utilizing professional occupational health and safety staffing save your organization money? Can it bring more qualified talent to your business than you could identify and hire on your own? The answer to the two questions is a resounding yes. How can utilizing safety staffing deliver more qualified talent? Speaking in general terms, […]

Why Is An ABIH Certification Important?

The goal of industrial hygiene (also known as occupational hygiene) is to protect the health and safety of people in the workplace and the community – which is no small task.  An industrial hygienist performs and manages services including: Evaluating your workplace and surrounding community for chemical, physical and biological hazards Developing recommendations and a […]

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