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Simplifying OSHA Compliance

You are expected to have a safety program in place. Identifying hazards, developing new procedures, and educating employees can be a lot to take on. A workplace safety program can help, including COVID-19 mitigation guidelines, as you try to reduce the chance of workplace accidents or illnesses that could impact employee turnover.

A Comprehensive Safety Program

A Paychex Safety Representative will help assess your risk exposure and recommend steps to help your business meet OSHA requirements.

  • Safety assessment to help identify applicable OSHA requirements
  • Safety manual specific to your business to help you meet OSHA regulations
  • Access to required safety trainings
  • Ongoing expertise and support from a dedicated safety expert

What You Gain

Work with Dedicated Safety Experts

A trained safety professional, assigned to your workplace, will conduct an audit to assess your needs and then develop a safety program. Our professionals also conduct employee training, plus train you to better address safety issues.

Training courses can address your specific workplace safety needs

In addition to receiving a customized safety program manual and mandatory OSHA employee training, you’ll also be able to select from more than 70 topics that can help address the specific needs of your business, including electrical safety, air purification, and COVID-19 sanitation requirements.

Protect employees and protect you finances

Injuries and illnesses on the job can affect productivity and employee morale. It can also be expensive — increasing the cost of workers’ compensation insurance and exposing you to legal and financial liability. And, if your company has a reputation for an unsafe working environment, it can affect customer loyalty and your ability to attract good talent.

Post safety reminders

You’ll get assistance from our safety program team about regulations that need to be posted, help in reminding employees of workplace hazards that reinforce training, and you’ll be updated on new regulations that impact your compliance obligations.

Support you need during the COVID-19 pandemic

As businesses closed and then tried to reopen, Paychex used technology — phones and other mobile devices — to conduct safety audits without ever having to enter your workplace. Our COVID-19 training includes social distancing protocols to help you keep employees safe and reduce the spread of the virus.

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FAQs on Workplace Safety Programs

  • Does OSHA require a safety training program?

    Does OSHA require a safety training program?

    To be compliant with OSHA standards, many employers are required — especially in certain industries such as manufacturing — to conduct training for employees on the safety and health aspects of their jobs. This training, which can vary in duration from employer to employer and even industry to industry, includes details on a worker’s rights.

  • What is required for OSHA safety compliance?

    What is required for OSHA safety compliance?

    A business must comply with the standards and regulations established under the Occupational Safety and Health Act in order to provide a workplace to employees that is free from serious hazards.

  • What are the OSHA required written programs?

    What are the OSHA required written programs?

    There are a number of OSHA required written programs, among them are Emergency Action Plan, Fire Prevention Plan, Occupational Noise Exposure Plan, Hazardous Waste Operation and Emergency Response Plan, to name a few.

  • Who is subject to OSHA compliance?

    Who is subject to OSHA compliance?

    All employers must comply with all OSHA standards. Some businesses — those with 10 or fewer employees — might be exempt from certain recordkeeping.

  • How often should OSHA training be conducted?

    How often should OSHA training be conducted?

    OSHA training should be conducted at least once every 12 months for employees.