January 16, 2024

What Pet Care Businesses Should Know About OSHA Recordkeeping Requirements

For businesses in the pet care industry, it’s imperative to not only take steps to ensure the health and safety of the animals in their care, but also to create a safe workplace for employees. Promoting workplace safety is an effective way to improve staff morale and reduce workers’ compensation premiums—and for many businesses, it may also be required by the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Among the most common rules imposed by OSHA are recordkeeping requirements, which […]
May 10, 2022

Pet Care Worker Safety: Let’s Safely Start the Summer

by Ben Day Summer Time and the Pet Care Facilities are filling up fast! Here are some “To Do’s” to consider for the safety of both animals and humans. Fire Extinguishers First, let’s not forget to check those fire extinguishers, then, make sure your team members know how to operate them. Safety Programs Secondly, by now you have no doubt dusted off your Safety Programs and reviewed/revised them. Right? Annual Safety Training Knowing how all IBPSA Members are always on […]