OSHA Safety Consultant, Charleston, South Carolina
OSHA Safety Consultant serving in Charleston, SC
How does OSHA help the workplace?
OSHA’s role is to assure the safety and health of America’s workers by setting and enforcing standards; providing training, outreach, and education; establishing partnerships; and encouraging continual process improvement in workplace safety and health.
What does a safety consultant do?
What is OSHA compliance?
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is a branch of the federal Department of Labor charged with the task of ensuring that employers establish and maintain a safe workplace for their employees.
Charleston is the largest city in the U.S. state of South Carolina. The city is the county seat of Charleston County, and the principal city in the Charleston–North Charleston–Summerville Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city lies just south of the geographical midpoint of South Carolina’s coastline and is located on Charleston Harbor, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean formed by the confluence of the Ashley, Cooper, and Wando rivers. Charleston had an estimated population of 137,566 in 2019. The estimated population of the Charleston metropolitan area, comprising Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester counties, was 802,122 residents as of July 1, 2019, the third-largest in the state and the 74th-largest metropolitan statistical area in the United States.
Charleston was founded in 1670 as Charles Town, honoring King Charles II of England. Its initial location at Albemarle Point on the west bank of the Ashley River (now Charles Towne Landing) was abandoned in 1680 for its present site, which became the fifth-largest city in North America within ten years. One of the key cities in the British colonization of the Americas, Charles Town played a major role in the slave trade, which laid the foundation for the city’s size and wealth, and was dominated by a slavocracy of plantation owners and slave traders. Independent Charleston slave traders like Joseph Wragg were the first to break through the monopoly of the Royal African Company, pioneering the large-scale slave trade of the 18th century. Historians estimate that “nearly half of all Africans brought to America arrived in Charleston”, most at Gadsden’s Wharf. Despite its size, it remained unincorporated throughout the colonial period; its government was handled directly by a colonial legislature and a governor sent by London, England. Election districts were organized according to Anglican parishes, and some social services were managed by Anglican wardens and vestries. Charleston adopted its present spelling with its incorporation as a city in 1783 at the close of the Revolutionary War. Population growth in the interior of South Carolina influenced the removal of the state government to Columbia in 1788, but the port city remained among the ten largest cities in the United States through the 1840 census. The only major antebellum American city to have a majority-enslaved population, Charleston was controlled by an oligarchy of white planters and merchants who successfully forced the federal government to revise its 1828 and 1832 tariffs during the Nullification Crisis and launched the Civil War in 1861 by seizing the Arsenal, Castle Pinckney, and Fort Sumter from their federal garrisons. In 2018, the city formally apologized for its role in the American Slave trade after CNN noted that slavery “riddles the history” of Charleston.
Known for its strong tourism industry, in 2016 Travel + Leisure Magazine ranked Charleston as the best city in the world. The magazine has ranked Charleston the best city in the U.S. perpetually over the last few decades.
OSHA Safety Consultant in Charleston, SC
- OSHA Construction Safety Consulting
- Mock OSHA Inspections
- OSHA Safety Training
- Third-Party Site Safety Assessments
- Written Health and Safety Programs and Safety Documentation
- Safety Staffing
- DOT/Fleet Safety Programs
- OSHA Citation Defense
- Workers Compensation Claims Management
OSHA Safety Training – Charleston, SC
Third-Party Site Safety Assessments for businesses in Charleston, SC
Written Health and Safety Programs
Bermac can provide you with an entire safety and health program. Our written safety and health programs are customized for each client and are updated as regulatory changes occur. We can also update the program you currently have in place to ensure it meets current OSHA regulations.
Bermac offers a full suite of safety professionals available for work anywhere in the US. We can staff both short and long-term projects. We will work with you to find the right safety professional to fit your requirements and your budget.
OSHA Citation Defense
Bermac has significant experience working with companies to resolve OSHA citations. We will strategize with our clients to negotiate settlements with OSHA when necessary and ensure proper abatement of OSHA citations. Make sure you have the right team on your side when OSHA pays you a visit.
Workers Compensation Claims Management
Bermac has experience in managing your worker’s compensation claims. From the first report of injury to release to full duty, we ensure that you execute efficiently. A worker’s compensation claim handled correctly will save you both time and money.
Why Choose Bermac for OSHA Consulting?
Bermac offers a full range of health and safety services with the flexibility to meet your budget. We service many industries, helping each of our clients improve safety and reduce injuries. To ensure that we meet our commitment, we work to build strong relationships with our clients at all levels of the organization. We recognize that building lasting relationships requires consistency. We have implemented a series of reporting and tracking procedures that allow us to ensure that you get the same high-quality information, no matter who visits your job site.
No matter the size of your organization, Bermac can deliver the safety services your company needs. A Bermac consultant is standing by to provide a quote on your next project. Call toll free 877-723-7622.
Industries in Charleston, SC that we work with include:
- General Contractors
- Specialty Contractors
- Residential Contractors
- Trucking/Fleet Industries
- Environmental Contractors
- Sanitation Companies
- Quasi-Public Companies
- Injection molding
- Sheet Metal Stamping
- Paper/Tissue Mills
- Mobile and Tower Crane
- Milling and Paving