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September 29, 2010

Multi-lingual Worksites: Translation is Only the First Step


You’ve no doubt heard that OSHA is stepping up enforcement of many workplace rules. One area that’s being watched closely is training and communication with workers who are not native English speakers. Companies are being required to provide training, training materials, and safety policies in their workers’ native languages.

For years, many companies dealt with non-English speakers in minimal ways. The most common was putting up the required jobsite posters in Spanish. Under the new rules, that won’t be sufficient. The experts at Safety Management Group have prepared some advice to help you achieve compliance on your multi-lingual worksites. Read more here, or order bilingual OSHA signs at

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