Friday, October 31, 2014
This week, the Safety Daily Advisor reviewed the latest developments in OSHA’s enforcement strategy; discussed safety performance metrics beyond injury and illness rates; and shared some tips for safe tree work.
On September 30, an administrative law judge upheld seven citations and $186,000 in fines for a uniform laundry service that exposed workers to hazards from bloodborne pathogens and lead. Read the article to learn where the company went wrong and how you can avoid making the same mistakes.
Thursday, October 30, 2014
When OSHA's updated injury reporting and recordkeeping rules take effect on January 1, 2015, employers in over two dozen industries will be required to maintain OSHA 300 Logs for the first time. Is your company in one of the affected industries—and if so, are you prepared? Read the article to find out.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
The single most hazardous task many employees perform each day is driving to and from work. Road accidents remain the number one cause of employee fatalities. If your focus is on chemicals, falls, amputations, and other front-line hazards, you may need to give driving equal attention.
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Following safety regulations isn't just the right thing to do—it keeps employers on the right side of OSHA enforcement and saves money by avoiding fines, legal fees, and more. Keep reading to learn about six companies that ran afoul of OSHA regulations and paid the price.
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