August 21, 2017
Over the next few weeks, you will be seeing changes to the NV1030.org website. Recent legislative action in the form of AB 190 created a training requirement for specific workers in the entertainment industry. They will be required to complete the OSHA 10 Hour (non-supervisory) or 30 Hour (supervisory) General Industry course. As a result, NV1030.org will now list 10 & 30 Hour General Industry trainers as well as Construction trainers. The final site roll out will be well in advance of the January 1, 2018 implantation of the bill. For more information on who is required to be train
August 17, 2017
SCATS is excited to announce a partnership with the Las Vegas – Clark County Library District to offer Occupational Safety and Health Training classes at the Laughlin Public Library and Mesquite Public Library. SCATS will offer the OSHA 10 Hour Construction class, a multi-day course, at both locations free of charge. In Nevada, the OSHA 10 Hour course is a requirement to work in construction. Participants may sign up for classes at www.4safenv.state.nv.us
or call 702-486-9140.
August 15, 2017
The Safety Consultation and Training Section (SCATS) recognized Royal Springs Healthcare and Rehabilitation located in Las Vegas, Nevada on Aug. 10 with their fifth Safety and Health Achievement Program Award (SHARP). Royal Springs Healthcare and Rehabilitation has been working with SCATS since 2009 to ensure exemplary workplace safety and health conditions for its employees.
July 20, 2017
The Safety Consultation and Training Section (SCATS) of the State of Nevada’s Division of Industrial Relations recently recognized Papé Machinery in Sparks, Nevada with the Company’s third Safety and Health Achievement Program Award (SHARP). This achievement comes after working with SCATS for several years on continuous and diligent workplace safety and health efforts by the Company’s entire organization.
June 29, 2017
Joseph (JD) Decker, Administrator for the State of Nevada’s Division of Industrial Relations announced today that the Safety Consultation and Training Section (SCATS) will take over the responsibility of overseeing Nevada’s Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP) starting July 1, 2017. Currently administered under Nevada’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Enforcement section, this move will consolidate all OSHA employer recognition programs in Nevada under SCATS and help more Nevada employers gain access to the nationally-recognized VPP.
June 15, 2017
OSHA "300 A" Electronic Reporting Update
OSHA is not accepting electronic submissions of injury and illness logs at this time, and intends to propose extending the July 1, 2017 date by which certain employers are required to submit the information from their completed 2016 Form 300A electronically. Updates will be posted to OSHA.gov when they are available.
Refer to OSHA.gov for further updates.
June 15, 2017
The week of June 19-24 has been designated as National Trench Safety Stand Down Week by the National Utility Contractors Association with support from OSHA.
June 8, 2017
SCATS recently recognized Haws Corporation, located in Sparks, Nevada, for earning pre-SHARP status. Earning this distinction shows Haws Corporation’s dedication to creating a safe and healthy workplace for its employees. Haws Corporation is actively working with SCATS towards successfully entering the Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP), the next milestone in the SHARP process.
May 25, 2017
SCATS recently recognized Fremont Hotel & Casino and Jokers Wild Casino for their successful entry into the Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP). These casino properties, both owned and operated by Boyd Gaming Corporation of Las Vegas, have been in the SHARP program since 2007 and continue to work diligently with SCATS on their commitment to workplace safety.