Friday, December 2, 2016
An unsuccessful attempt to prohibit OSHA from enforcing anti-retaliation provisions contained in the agency’s recordkeeping regulations means the rules are now on the books and enforceable. Get more on this significant legal decision here.
The federal government reports that seat belt use in the United States has reached its highest level since regular national surveys began in 1994. How much of a difference does seat belt use matter? Keep reading to find out.
Thursday, December 1, 2016
Citations against a contractor cited more than 40 times for scaffolding violations have been upheld by the commission that reviews contested OSHA cases. Despite years of enforcement activity, this employer has not shown encouraging signs of changing its ways. Get details here.
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Whenever workers are near moving machine parts, there’s a possibility for something to go wrong—for the worker to put a foot into the auger or snag a sleeve on a roller, for example. Those mistakes can lead to amputations. Fortunately, these hazards are readily identifiable and generally preventable.
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Despite some bouts of downright balmy weather this fall, cold temperatures are settling in across many parts of the country. If you haven’t had “that conversation” with employees about working safely in the cold, it’s time.
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