Category Archives: Alert

Genie Notice – Labels Incorrect

Genie has received reports of machine serial number labels printed with incorrect “Machine Unladen Weight” value, which could cause floor loading issues. The models affected are: S-100/S-105, S-120/S-125, and S-100HD. Please review the attached Notice from Genie on the affected models as soon as possible.  Genie_UnladenWeight    

Genie Life Recall

Genie has determined that the Operator’s Protective Alarm (OPA) installed on any of the models listed on page 6 of the attached document is equipped with a mounting bracket that may become loose. This may cause the OPA assembly to fall off the machine resulting in a collision hazard. Please review the attached Notice from Genie on those affected aerial work platforms Genie_SN 170004_Sept2017    

2018 Worksite Wellness Awards Applications due Oct 31, 2017

Just a reminder that the application for 2018 Worksite Wellness Awards is due next week on October 31st. The 2018 Worksite Wellness Award Application is now open!  This application is open to all workplaces in Vermont, regardless of size or industry, and everyone is encouraged to apply!  The awards are given out by the Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports on behalf of the Governor of Vermont and are an opportunity for workplaces to be recognized for the their […]

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) […]