Maurizio Delcaro

Maurizio believes that a commitment to operational efficiency at all levels of management is the greatest factor in maximizing safety and productivity. His EHS and risk management experiences include transportation, construction, environmental remediation, and OSHA, and he moonlights as a part-time university instructor. Maurizio is credentialed as a CSP, CET, OHST, and CHST with the Board of Certified Safety Professionals and CEHT with the National Environmental Health Association.

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Articles by Maurizio Delcaro


Inspecting automotive lifts Inspecting automotive lifts Inspecting automotive lifts Inspecting automotive lifts


Do you know what your obligations are when it comes to inspecting automotive lifts? Find out what you need to know to stay compliant and...

6 Important Incident Investigation Tips 6 Important Incident Investigation Tips 6 Important Incident Investigation Tips 6 Important Incident Investigation Tips


Incident investigations are never pleasant, but these tips will help you make them less painful, less confrontational, and get more useful...

7 Superb Psychological Tactics for EHS Training 7 Superb Psychological Tactics for EHS Training 7 Superb Psychological Tactics for EHS Training 7 Superb Psychological Tactics for EHS Training


Safety training is more than just telling workers about facts and procedures. These seven tactics will make your EHS training sessions far...

Office Workstation Ergonomics and Positioning Office Workstation Ergonomics and Positioning Office Workstation Ergonomics and Positioning Office Workstation Ergonomics and Positioning


Studies have shown that extended seated work increases the risk of cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, and a number of other chronic...

OSHA’s 43-Year Effort to Update Its Fall Protection Standards is Almost Over OSHA’s 43-Year Effort to Update Its Fall Protection Standards is Almost Over OSHA’s 43-Year Effort to Update Its Fall Protection Standards is Almost Over OSHA’s 43-Year Effort to Update Its Fall Protection Standards is Almost Over


It has been 43 years since OSHA began the process to harmonize its construction and general industry fall protection standards, and the end...

Q&A by Maurizio Delcaro


How long should an SDS be kept? How long should an SDS be kept? How long should an SDS be kept? How long should an SDS be kept?


In absolute terms, no. OSHA’s Hazard Communication (HazCom) standards do not require that companies retain Safety Data Sheets (SDS)...

Automotive service pit safety Automotive service pit safety Automotive service pit safety Automotive service pit safety


In late 2016, OSHA finally published the long awaited updates to its 1910 Fall Protection in General Industry. In these updated standards,...


Ergonomics has been called the science (or art) of fitting the task to the person. So, one chair that can be adjusted to comfortably seat a...

Scaffold cross-bracing Scaffold cross-bracing Scaffold cross-bracing Scaffold cross-bracing


Using standard guard rails as the means of fall protection on a scaffold is generally recognized as providing superior protection than...

Aerial lift PPE Aerial lift PPE Aerial lift PPE Aerial lift PPE


I advise using a fall harness in an aerial lift at all times. At least in the U.S., this is absolutely required. OSHA’s general...

Fall protection training card Fall protection training card Fall protection training card Fall protection training card


Some trainers advertise “certified competent person” classes. Others issue competent person training cards and a few among them...