Category Archives: Alert

Only 4 days left until the 2017 Expo!!!!


Expo is Friday October 13, at the Double Tree in South Burlington – Register now, so you will not miss out!

Only 10 days until the Expo


Expo is Friday October 13, at the Double Tree in South Burlington – Register now, so you will not miss out!

Electronic Submission of Injury and Illness Records to OSHA – VOSHA will use the federal portal


VT has adopted the new OSHA 300 Electronic Recording law.  The VOSHA Manager says VT employers should be prepared to enter the their 2017 data starting in January of 2018.  They will enter this information in the federal portal, the State of VT does not have a separate portal. The information below is taken from OSHA’s website: Who: Establishments with 250 or more employees that are currently required to keep OSHA injury and illness records, and establishments with 20-249 employees that are classified in certain industries with historically […]

VT Department of Labor Announces Request for Nominations for the 13th Annual Governor’s Award


The Governor of Vermont and the Vermont Department of Labor annually recognize Vermont based companies that have made outstanding achievements in Workplace Safety and Health. This award is the highest honor given by the State of Vermont to recognize an employer’s commitment to excellence in workplace safety and health. Sponsored by the Governor’s office since 2005, the Workplace Safety and Health award categories include: small, medium, and large businesses of all types; municipalities and agricultural companies. It may also include […]

Genie lifts Latest Safety Notice – Load Cell Recall


Please click the link below to see the latest notice from Genie Lifts. Genie Load Cell Notice

Engelberth Construction a Silver Sponsor of the 2017 Expo!


Engelberth Construction, Inc. is returning to the 2017 Expo as a Silver Sponsor!  The Board thanks ECI for their continued support of the VT Safety and Health Council.

Vermont Relay a Bronze Sponsor of the 2017 Expo!


Michelle S. Vicino, Customer Relations Manager II, announced that Vermont Relay (dial 711) will be a Bronze Sponsor for the 2017 Fall Expo!  Thank you Vermont Relay!  Vermont Telecommunications Relay Service (Vermont Relay or VTRS) is a free service for all Vermonters, connecting individuals who are deaf, deafblind, hard of hearing, or have a speech disability with users of standard telephones. The service is available, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Vermont Relay is more than just providing traditional relay services (TRS) […]

3 Spaces left for the NW Chapter workshop on Sept 7th !!


Get you seat now for the Walking Working Surface Standard Update.  – 3 seats remain as of August 17th.

Ehrmann Commonwealth Dairy Announces Gold Sponsorship of 2017 EXPO !!


On August 10, Ehrmann Commonwealth Dairy LLC from Brattleboro VT announced that after being a 2016 Expo gold sponsor, they will be a Gold Sponsor of the 2017 Fall Expo being held in South Burlington Vermont on October 13, 2017. The VSHC Board of Directors is thankful for Commonwealth’s continued support!

Genie Industries Ariel Lift Safety Recall


Genie Industries has found that weld debris in the boom tubes could lead to premature and excessive wear of the upper wear pads. This excessive wear can lead to potential damage to the boom tubes and could cause the platform to drop. Please see attached notice from Genie GenieLiftSafetyNotice8317