Cluttered workplace leads to six-figure OSHA fine
Potential OSHA problems come in all shapes and sizes. Case in point? OSHA recently fined retailer Pier One $101,420 for its failure to prevent boxes... Read More
OSHA issues final injury reporting rule
Today, OSHA issued its final injury reporting rule, which will take effect August 10. The rule requires all establishments with 250 or more... Read More
OSHA issues guidance for employers on the Zika virus
OSHA, in conjunction with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, has issued guidance for employers and employees on how to prevent occupational... Read More
The high cost of omitting safety training is about to get a whole lot higher
Do you train your employees on the ins and outs of workplace safety? Do you sit them down and discuss the importance... Read More
What can employers learn from year one of OSHA’s severe injury reporting program?
Beginning January 1, 2015, OSHA implemented its new severe injury reporting program. It requires employers to report all work-related fatalities within eight hours... Read More
Does OSHA provide a defense for employee misconduct? It depends.
As the saying goes, you can’t teach stupid. No matter what safety measure you put in place, your employees will do stupid... Read More
Have you posted your required annual OHSA Form 300A?
Have you posted your OSHA annual summary Form 300A? If you have more than 10 employees and are covered by OSHA’s recordkeeping... Read More
OSHA now thinks that it can cite facilities it hasn’t even visited
Central Transport operates trucking terminals around the country. As a result of OSHA’s investigation of one facility in Massachusetts, the agency fined... Read More
According to OSHA, Ohio is one of the least safe states for workers
Did you know that OSHA publishes statistics for high-value enforcement cases? Each week, OSHA updates a state-by-state list of enforcement cases with... Read More
OSHA impacts retailers too.
Most people think of OSHA as industrial regulations. And, much of what OSHA does impacts industry. But, that’s only part of the... Read More
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