Tag Archives: cannabis safety

Safe Cannabis Industry Workplaces (OSHA, etc.)

Creating a comprehensive safety culture is the number-one way to reduce injuries and illnesses, and their associated costs. But building such a culture is not a “flavor of the month” program or an overnight process (check out our “Cannabis Worker Safety Certification” to establish a safety-first culture). Instead, it is a multi-year, top-management commitment that…

[NEW] Cannabis Safety and Health Concerns Training Released

A new cannabis industry compliance training is finally here, and the big day has finally come to release this new stuff! We just finished releasing our latest and greatest training called “Cannabis Safety and Health Concerns” training this is included in our PENDING “MED Responsible Vendor” training application to become approved by Colorado’s Marijuana Enforcement…

Gov’t May Issue New COVID-19 Standards

Employers even in the cannabis industry can expect increased enforcement by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) under the Biden administration and possibly emergency temporary standards to combat COVID-19. The hiring of more OSHA inspectors also is likely. The Biden campaign has stated publicly that the development of an emergency temporary standard is a…

Cannabis Workplace Holiday Safety

Crowd-related injuries can occur during special cannabis sales and promotional events so dispensary employers are responsible for providing their workers with safe and healthy workplaces. Employers are encouraged to adopt effective safety and health programs to identify and eliminate work-related hazards, including those caused by large crowds at retail sales events. These guidelines to help…

Horticulture Safety Concerns in the Cannabis Industry

Local and government entities, as well as cannabis business owners, are recognizing a need to have better health and safety training to protect workers in the cannabis industry. The safety and health of employees should be the most important consideration in the operation of any business. Every employer and employee have responsibilities to comply with…

Cannabis Dispensary Walkarounds for Managers

This provides guidance to help dispensary managers and cannabis business owners identify hazards in the dispensary workplace and communicate with workers about hazards in their jobs, by conducting safety walkarounds. There are at least two reasons why dispensary managers and owners should periodically conduct workplace inspections themselves. First, inspections demonstrate management’s commitment to improving safety and health…

Tips for Cannabis Security & Law Enforcement

Cannabis Security

Many times a cannabis grower tells/shows people what they are doing…this is a BIG no-no, so don’t do it! Police love to reward people for implicating growers in what they do so it can be anyone who may be jealous or hateful vindictive friends, family, lovers, or citizens. Law enforcement will interrogate and intimidate your “friend” into…

What To Do About Cannabis Security

Cannabis Security

Cannabis security and safety is the first and most important aspect, to begin with when you are starting to grow marijuana, whether you grow it outdoors or indoors. Growers and users have been made into the “enemy” by the American government’s “War on Drugs”. It is the job for law enforcement to arrest the flower-loving enemy…