The OSHA 21(d) Consultation Program provides safety and health consultation services to promote the safety and health of Rhode Island"s working men and women in small to medium size private businesses (less than 250 employees) by identifying hazards and ensuring their timely abatement. Workplace safety and health is provided stressing the continued monitoring of conditions and improvement in workplace safety and health. All evaluations are done to provide employers with a resource and expert evaluation to comply with current workplace safety regulations in a confidential, preventive, and proactive approach. Employers who maintain injury and illness rates below their peers nationally, and have complied with all OSHA consultation recommendations, are recognized in the rigorous Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP).
The Program arranges for experienced occupational hazard consultants to visit small businesses to help them find occupational hazards and recommend approaches to address these hazards.
The Program can provide speakers for safety and health meetings, seminars, or conferences. Formal or informal training are also available to employers who are looking to improve their safety and health management programs. Contact our office to inquire about a speaker's availability or to schedule training.
The Program runs OSHA's Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) to recognize businesses that are exceptional in their establishment of and maintenance of safe worksites. (more)