OHSA enforcement of modified beryllium safety standards begins in mid-May

IN JANUARY 2017, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) (www.osha.gov) issued comprehensive new industrial regulations for worker exposure to beryllium, an element that can cause severe damage to the lungs and even death. Now, little more than a year later, OHSA is back with modified beryllium standards that the agency will begin enforcing in mid-May.Continue reading

Our company HQ is in Mulberry, Fla. — ‘The Phosphate Capital of the World’

IN OUR MOST RECENT BLOGGING, we introduced the two locations for our Safety Solutions & Supply offices and training facilities — Mulberry, Fla., and Gonzales, La. — and we stated the practical reason for these city selections. Companies involved in mining, manufacturing, construction, and oil and gas extraction are here and there in significant numbers, and these are the kinds of companies that can benefit greatly from our occupational safety and health expertise and training services.

The article last time focused on Gonzales. This time, we want to feature Mulberry, the location for our company headquarters at 314 E. Canal St. (State Road 60 East).Continue reading

Around our site in Gonzales, La.: Mining, oil and gas extraction — and jambalaya

SAFETY SOLUTIONS & SUPPLY has its headquarters in the Central Florida city of Mulberry and a satellite location in the southeastern Louisiana city of Gonzales, a few miles northeast of Baton Rouge. It’s no coincidence that we have a presence in these two cities; nor is it a matter of chance. We’re here — and there, depending on your locale — because companies involved in the major industries we help, with safety training and other services, are located here. Those would include mining, manufacturing, construction, and oil and gas extraction.Continue reading