Confined Spaces in Construction – New OSHA Standard – Final Rule Published

Confined Spaces in Construction – New OSHA Standard – Final Rule Published

OSHA is adding a new sub-part to provide protections to employees working in confined spaces in construction. This new sub-part replaces OSHA’s one training requirement for confined space work with a comprehensive standard that includes a permit program designed to protect employees from exposure to many hazards associated with work in confined spaces, including atmospheric  … Read more

New Safety Training Requirements in Philadelphia Take Effect on September 30, 2015

New Safety Training Requirements in Philadelphia Take Effect on September 30, 2015

All workers directly performing construction or demolition activities for which permits have been issued are required to complete OSHA 10 safety training or an approved equivalent. CLICK BELOW LINKS FOR MORE INFORMATION OR, CONTACT US TO SCHEDULE YOUR TRAINING TODAY: TITLE 4. THE PHILADELPHIA BUILDING CONSTRUCTION AND OCCUPANCY CODE CONTRACTOR SAFETY TRAINING – CITY OF  … Read more

OSHA to Sponsor Work Zone Safety Stand-down

OSHA to Sponsor Work Zone Safety Stand-down

The Federal Highway Administration and local government organizations are partnering with the OSHA to sponsor a one-hour Safety Stand-Down at construction sites  in conjunction with National Highway Work Zone Awareness Week from March 23-27. Employers will voluntarily stop work on one designated day at construction sites that week from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. EDT  … Read more

Med-Tex Services Exhibiting at The 2015 MACSC Vendor Showcase

Med-Tex Services Exhibiting at The 2015 MACSC Vendor Showcase

Med-Tex Services will be exhibiting at the 2015 Mid-Atlantic Construction Safety Council’s 2015 Annual – Vendor Showcase. The event will be held on Friday march 13th, 2015 at 11:30 AM until 1:30 PM at tThe Cynwyd Club – 332 Trevor Lane – Bala Cynwyd, PA. Attendees will have the opportunity to speak with various safety  … Read more

Hospital Fire Marshalls Association Met at Med-Tex Services on February 20th, 2015

Hospital Fire Marshalls Association Met at Med-Tex Services on February 20th, 2015

    Key Topic: Construction in Healthcare Facilities!  The Hospital Fire Marshalls Association “HFMA” had their monthly meeting on February 20th. Hosted by Med-Tex Services, the main topic of discussion was: special considerations required when performing construction tasks in the Healthcare setting!   See information here:  http://hfma-safety.org/index.html  

SADV and Med-Tex Services Partner to Offer OSHA 30 Hour Construction Safety and Health Training

SADV and Med-Tex Services Partner to Offer OSHA 30 Hour Construction Safety and Health Training

Med-Tex Services and SADV are partnering to offer OSHA 30 Hour Training. Please click link for registration and details:     PDF: SADV_Med-Tex OSHA 30 Registration Page: https://www.sadv.org/osha-30-training-med-tex-services-registration/ TRAINING PROGRAM OSHA 30 Hour Construction / Safety & Health Course Dates: Wednesdays, March 18, 25 & April 1, 8 Time: 7:30AM* Location: 6940 State Road, Unit  … Read more

Campaign to Prevent Falls in Construction: A Group Initiative

Campaign to Prevent Falls in Construction: A Group Initiative

Mid-Atlantic Construction Safety Council: Building Safety Together: May and June were landmark months for national safety efforts in construction this year.   The Construction Industry Safety Initiative (CISI) and Incident & Injury-Free (IIF) ExecutiveForum held Safety Week 2014 during May 4 – 10, and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), with the National Campaign to  … Read more

Be Alert, Engaged and Safe

Be Alert, Engaged and Safe

In a continued effort to maintain employee and customer safety, Med-Tex Services has recently launched our, “Be Alert, Engaged and Safe” initiative.  It is our belief that both at work and at home, awareness of your surroundings and the willingness to have a, “If you see, say it!” approach to perceived hazards may reduce risk  … Read more

Med-Tex Services presents an Overview of Hazards, Violations and Focus Areas at OSHA Philadelphia Area Office

Med-Tex Services presents an Overview of Hazards, Violations and Focus Areas at OSHA Philadelphia Area Office

Tuesday, November 4, 2014   Dennis M. Dougherty and Alfred W. Keiss present at the OSHA Philadelphia Area Office for their Safety and Health Management System Day.   Med-Tex Services presented an overview of hazards, violations and focus areas pertaining to confined space work.  Area of discussion included:   A word about Construction and General  … Read more