Thursday, August 25, 2016
Louisiana residents—emergency workers, employers and the public—recovering from the impact of the recent floods should be aware of the hazards they may encounter and take necessary steps to stay safe, OSHA urges.
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
When it comes to some forms of violence—in particular, sexual harassment and other forms of sexual violence—bystanders can make a difference. It’s as true in workplaces as it is on a college campus. Read the article for tips on teaching your employees when and how intervene to stop violence and harassment.
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
On July 29, 2016, OSHA issued citations to a roofing contractor for two willful, two repeated and six serious safety violations. The agency opened an inspection on May 18, 2016, after inspectors observed five roofers working at a height of 13 feet (ft) without adequate fall protection. In this case, the contractor faces proposed penalties of $89,100.
Monday, August 22, 2016
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is launching a new pilot process in its Western region. The "Expedited Case Processing Pilot" allows a complainant covered by certain statutes to ask OSHA to cease its investigation and issue findings for the DOL's Office of Administrative Law Judges to consider.
Friday, August 19, 2016
The mission at Malmstrom Air Force Base in Montana is “to support nuclear deterrence by defending America with safe, secure, and effective nuclear forces and combat-ready Airmen while influencing the world everyday with precision pride and commitment.” Keep reading to learn more about the base’s commitment to protecting personnel.
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