FAQ

1Why do more companies turn to Impact Safety for their safety needs?
With rising costs and shrinking budgets, companies turn to Impact Safety to maintain a high standard of safety excellence with our customized solutions. Whether it is a one-time service or a long lasting relationship, we promise our team will always deliver exceptional service.
2What sets Impact Safety apart from its competitors?
1. Quickness and flexibility: Our large team and quick response time caters to even the busiest of schedules. We are able to assemble and dispatch a team shortly after notification. We also can begin safety training for teams within 24 hours’ notice.

2. Educators with experience: Specializing in hands-on OSHA compliance training, each Impact Safety instructor delivers the highest quality safety training available because they are more than educators. Each instructor has spent countless hours in the field and on the job. They are able to explain and provide insight that many instructors simply cannot deliver.

3. Combination of industrial safety and emergency response: The combination of our industrial safety and emergency response is what allows us to provide our clients with unmatched specialized service. Each of our employees is trained in OSHA compliance standards and has years of emergency response experience.
3How expensive can non-OSHA compliance fines be?
Fines can be very costly. It is not uncommon for OSHA fines to reach six-figures. You can refer to the official OSHA web site for examples of some recent costly penalties: News Releases
4What is a permit-required confined space?
  • Is large enough and so configured that an employee can barely enter and perform work.
  • Has limited or restricted means for entry.
  • Is not designed for continuous employee occupancy
  • Meets one or more of the following conditions:
    • Contains a material that has the potential for engulfing an entrant.
    • Contains or has a potential to contain a hazardous atmosphere.
    • Has internal configuration such that an entrant could be trapped or asphyxiated by inwardly converging walls, or by a floor that slopes downward and tapers to a smaller cross-section.
    • Contains any other recognized serious safety or health hazard.
    • In translation of this definition, tanks, vessels, sewers, silos, storage bins, hoppers, vaults and pits are all forms of permit-required confined spaces.
5What is a Job Safety Analysis and what benefit does it provide?
A Job Safety Analysis (also referred to as a Job Hazard Analysis) is a valuable safety tool used in the business world. A JSA helps uncover existing and potential safety hazards and concerns, while providing answers and recommended solutions to make the task and work area safer. A JSA can be very detailed and consist of step-by-step safety analysis, or less detailed, and analyzes the task as a whole.
6Why should a company have a JSA performed?
Besides the fact that hazards are addressed, a JSA can be used for training new employees and serve as good conversation for your area safety meetings. It is also a good document to have around in case there is an OSHA audit. The most important reason; however, is because you care about your employees, and it's the right thing to do.
7What documentation services can Impact Safety Systems provide?
Impact Safety provides a number of documentation solutions. In addition to documenting JSA's, we will devise safety manuals, emergency response plans, confined space entry assessments and procedures, lockout plans, and many other forms of OSHA mandated documentation.
8How can Impact Safety assist our site Emergency Response Team?
Impact Safety can assist your site Emergency Response Team in many different capacities. Not only can we serve as your team leader, we can help with training, documentation, planning, inspection, and incident investigation. We can also offer assistance in purchasing gear and supplies for your team.