Consultants, Do I Need One?
By Brian J. RikerPresident of Fleet Compliance Solutions, LLC
Keeping abreast of regulations and the thousands of other obscure rules that affect companies must comply with is a full-time job by itself. This is why a compliance consultant is a must-have member of your team of advisors, shameless plug intended. Seriously, most business owners hire tax advisors, attorneys and other specialists for advice yet they just wing-it when it comes to DOT and OSHA regulatory compliance.
2019 National Work Zone Awareness Week, April 8-12 – "Drive Like You Work Here" https://ops.fhwa.dot.gov/wz/outreach/wz_awareness.htm
FMCSA ANNOUNCEMENTS & UPDATES
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Commercial Driver’s License Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse.
International Roadcheck Set for June 4-6, 2019 With Emphasis on Steering and Suspension
The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) International Roadcheck will take place on June 4-6. Over that 72-hour period, commercial motor vehicle inspectors in jurisdictions throughout North America will conduct inspections on commercial motor vehicles and drivers.
2019 UCR Update
The UCR Board of Directors anticipates that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) will complete a rulemaking addressing UCR fees shortly. As a result, the UCR Board of Directors is suspending enforcement of the 2019 registration period until further notice and recommends to all states that the enforcement period for 2019 compliance not begin until 90 days after the final rulemaking is published.
ASHI CPR y AED adultos, niños y bebés (ASHI CPR and AED Adult, Child and Infant )
ASHI CPR y AED están diseñados específicamente para personas y es una excelente opción tanto para la comunidad como para el lugar de trabajo. Este programa extremadamente flexible ayudará a preparar a las personas para responder a un paro cardíaco y ahogo. Este programa cumple con las actualizaciones de la Guía AHA 2015 para CPR y ECC. Periodo de certificación 2 años
Primeros auxilios básicos de ASHI (ASHI Basic First Aid)
Primeros auxilios básicos de ASHI ayuda a los estudiantes a desarrollar conocimientos básicos de primeros auxilios, habilidades y la confianza para responder. El programa es una excelente opción tanto para la comunidad como para el lugar de trabajo, y cumple con la Actualización de 2015 de AHA y ARC Guidelines for First Aid. Periodo de certificación 2 años
Designated Employer Representative (DER) Training
Under Title 49 Part 40 every organization covered by the Department of Transportation Regulations that employs safety-sensitive employees must have one (or more) Designated Employer Representatives (DERs).
Passenger Service and Safety (PASS) Training
The PASS training program is a comprehensive training on the assistance that drivers should be providing to passengers.
Silica Awareness Training
OSHA Construction - June 23, 2017, one year after the effective date.
U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Drug & Alcohol Supervisor:
Have you ever received a notice stating the following?
“Your Company is out of compliance.”
“Don’t fail your DOT audit!”
You are subject to a civil penalty up to $ 10,000 for being out of compliance.”
Hours of Service: In general, a CMV is a vehicle that is used as part of a business and is involved in interstate commerce and fits any of these descriptions:
Every self-propelled CMV subject to subchapter B of this chapter must be marked as specified in paragraphs (b), (c), and (d) of this section, and each unit of intermodal equipment interchanged or offered for interchange to a motor carrier by an intermodal equipment provider subject to subchapter B of this chapter must be marked as specified in paragraph (g) of this section.
The International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA): Is an agreement between states and Canadian Provinces to simplify the reporting of fuel taxes by inter-jurisdictional and interstate motor carriers.
National Safety Council Professional Truck Driver Training
We offer the National Safety Council Professional professional truck driver training program. The course conforms to current U.S. Department of Transportation standards.
Many acronyms have become second nature to EH&S professionals. Most know that OSHA is the acronym for Occupational Health and Safety Administration and SDS stands for Safety Data Sheet.
DOT safety sensitive employees who violate the DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing Rules by testing positive or refusing to test for drugs and/or alcohol are mandated to be evaluated by a Substance Abuse Professional (SAP).
Need a SAP
We started Tri-State Safety Solutions, (Veteran Owned Business) with the idea of bringing a “Real Life” approach to safety / compliance. Our classes are interactive, hands on, and are real life applicable,
We are pleased to announce the opening of our NEW office and training location:
Tri-State Safety Solutions
1044 Lacey Road | Bldg. B, Suite 8 | Forked River, NJ 08731-1051
National Safety Council Defensive Driving Course (DDC-6)
We offer the National Safety Council Defensive Driving 6-hour classroom. After completing the course, you will receive a National Safety Council DDC Certificate of Completion which, depending on your state, may make you eligible for point reduction or ticket dismissal. Insurance companies in 34 states offer a reduction on insurance premiums to DDC graduates (check with your insurance carrier for availability).
We also offer several other safe driving course in class and ONLINE.