Friday, July 25, 2014
What caused the roof of a livestock feed supplement plant to collapse, killing two workers? Read more here about this tragic incident and how you can avoid a similar tragedy.
Thursday, July 24, 2014
OSHA has been coming down hard on employers that retaliate against workers for filing complaints about safety. Read the article about two recent cases.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
While state-plan states are required to include public sector workers in their protections, federal OSHA can only enforce its standards in the private sector. Read the article for an overview of the standards that apply to public sector workers in federal OSHA states.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
An Ohio company has been cited for providing false documentation to OSHA and falsely claiming that previously cited hazards related to hydraulic presses had been corrected, leading to an additional 14 safety citations and proposed fined totaling $816,500.
Monday, July 21, 2014
Since January 2012, 34 North Dakota workers in the oil and gas and construction industries have died because of work-related injuries. In response, OSHA has launched an enforcement emphasis program that temporarily brings in additional investigators from throughout the United States to increase OSHA’s field presence in North Dakota.
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