Top Ten Most Cited OSHA Standards: How can you Prevent these Infractions?

Top Ten Most Cited OSHA Standards: How can you Prevent these Infractions?

What’s the easiest way to prevent citation and penalties during an OSHA worksite inspection? According to OSHA, in fiscal year 2010, the ten most commonly cited standards were improperly implemented:

1. Scaffolding

2. Fall Protection

3. Hazard Communication

4. Respiratory Protection

5. Ladder Use

6. Lockout/ Tagout Procedures

7. Electrical and Wiring Methods

8. Powered Industrial Trucks

9. General Electrical Requirements

10. Machine Guarding

Far too many preventable injuries occur due to the failure to properly implement these standards. A great way to avoid these infractions is to translate your employee manuals and safety materials into the languages most commonly spoken in your worksite. You can also bring an on-site language trainer to go over the OSHA procedures in a simplified English training for your Limited English Proficient (LEP) employees.

Workforce Language Services offers translations in 50+ languages as well as on-site English and Spanish vocational training. Contact Hilary Hodge, Director or Programs, for more information hilary@workforcelang.com.

Transcreation: Getting Your Message Across

November 15, 2019

To connect and engage with your multilingual audience, you have to communicate with them in meaningful ways. This means that the copy you write needs to be professionally translated and, in some cases, transcreated to resonate with your audience. But, wait, what is transcreation and how is it different from translation?  Transcreation is a type …

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One Thousand and One Dialects: On the Varieties of Arabic

November 5, 2019

Arabic may be the sixth most commonly spoken language in the world, but Arabic<>English transcription, translation, and multimedia services currently make up the second-largest volume of work that we do here at Multilingual Connections behind Spanish<>English. To support our growth in this language pair, we even have a bilingual Arabic- and English-speaking team that provides …

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When Opportunity Knocks, You Answer

October 24, 2019

Multilingual Connections works with talented linguists from across the globe who are specialists in translation, transcription and/or multimedia localization. Our linguists also have industry knowledge and experience – some have spent years doing legal and law enforcement transcription, while others were subtitling movies, and more. We pair each project with the best linguist for the …

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Celebrating Five Years of Growth and Leadership

October 7, 2019

At Multilingual Connections, it’s our international team of passionate and curious professionals that makes us who we are. Each team member brings their unique perspective and experience – both professional and personal.

The Many Metaphors of Translation

September 30, 2019

It may be tempting to think of translation as a simple conversion of one language to another. But for those who are inclined to roll up their sleeves and take on the tricky business of translation, there is certainly no shortage of challenges to keep them second-guessing their choices on the page. Different languages contain …

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Translating with Style: The Benefits of Using a Style Guide

September 24, 2019

Translation is far more complex than a simple mechanical conversion from one language to another – and without a clear set of guidelines for translators, it can be very tricky to produce a translation that satisfies a client’s expectations. With that being said, it’s important to solidify and communicate these expectations in a written translation …

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“Where There’s a Will, There’s a Way”

September 20, 2019

Multilingual Connections works with talented linguists from across the globe who are experts at translation, transcription and/or multimedia localization. Our linguists are also industry professionals – some have spent years doing movie subtitling, others legal and law enforcement transcription, while others specialize in marketing translation, and more. We pair each project with the best linguist …

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Overcoming Cultural Barriers at Work

September 3, 2019

In a global workforce, language barriers aren’t the only challenges employees face when doing their best work and collaborating smoothly. Cultural barriers can also impede understanding and productivity. Overcoming those cultural barriers requires ongoing efforts on different fronts. In this blog, we teamed up with Fluency Corp, a language training company, to share the most …

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Congratulations to Our July Linguist of the Month: Catherine

August 19, 2019

Multilingual Connections works with hundreds of talented linguists across the globe who are experts at translation, transcription and/or multimedia localization. Our linguists are also industry experts – some have spent years doing movie subtitling, others legal and law enforcement transcription, while others may specialize in marketing or educational translation, and more. For each new project, …

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Multilingual Connections is one of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

August 14, 2019

Global Language Solutions Company Multilingual Connections Named to the 2019 Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies   EVANSTON, Ill. August 14, 2019 – Inc. magazine today revealed that Multilingual Connections, a global language solutions company based in the Chicago area, has earned its place on the annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious …

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