Temporary Worker Safety
Protecting the safety and health of temporary workers – those performing work for a host employer assigned by a staffing firm – is an increasingly hot topic. According to OSHA, research increasingly shows that temporary employees are at greater risk of workplace injury and illness than non-temps. The staffing agency and the host employer are jointly responsible for maintaining a safe work environment for temporary workers.
One way to do that is to make sure all temps receive adequate safety training — especially on the top 10 most frequently cited standards under the Temporary Worker Initiative:
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Free Temporary Workers Whitepaper
Temporary worker safety: Sorting out compliance responsibilities
Too often, neither the host employer nor the staffing agency takes on the responsibility for safety, which exposes temporary workers to serious dangers – and exposes both employers to potential OSHA fines. This whitepaper addresses how to identify who is responsible for various OSHA compliance obligations, based on OSHA guidance, regulations and policy statements. Get the free whitepaper now.
- OSHA Compliance Manual
Get easy-to-understand explanations of OSHA workplace safety regs, plus info on the Temporary Worker Initiative and training suggestions.
Manage your safety program with this comprehensive online tool. Get up-to-date regs, easy-to-read explanations, written plans, training & more.
- OSHA Incident Tracker
Simplify OSHA recordkeeping (Form 300, 301 and 300A) and workers' comp recordkeeping with this online tool.
- Safety Management Today Newsletter
Stay up to date on safety and regulatory issues and get practical tips for improving your safety program.
- Workplace Safety Training Programs
Train employees on OSHA and workplace safety topics with instructor-led DVD-based programs and streaming videos or self-paced online courses.
- Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Protect your employees from head to toe with our huge selection of personal protective equipment.
- Workplace Safety Handbooks
Give your temporary employees essential safety resources covering key OSHA topics.
- Workplace Safety Posters
Keep important OSHA safety and compliance reminders easily visible for your temporary workers.
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