OSHA

  1. Company Owner to Pay $1.04 Million to Employees Terminated for Assisting Safety Investigation

    A federal judge in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania has awarded $1,047,399 in lost wages and punitive damages to two former employees of a Montgomeryville, Pennsylvania, manufacturer after a jury found the company and Read more...
  2. OSHA Proposes More Than $1.3 Million in Fines for Ohio Company

    OSHA has proposed penalties of $1,326,367 to Dowa THT America Inc. — a metal heat treatment company based in Bowling Green, Ohio — after the company exposed employees to atmospheric, thermal, electrical and mechanical hazards as Read more...
  3. Top 10 OSHA Violations for 2019 Are Revealed

    The National Safety Council and OSHA recently announced the preliminary Top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety violations for fiscal year 2019. The list is as follows: • Fall Protection — General Requirements (1926.501): 6,010 violations Read more...
  4. OSHA Issues Final Rule on Walking-Working Surfaces

    OSHA estimates that these changes will affect 112 million workers at seven million work sites, preventing 29 fatalities and 5,842 lost-workday injuries annually. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a  Read more...
  5. Recommended Safety and Health Practices Released by OSHA

    OSHA has released a set of “Recommended Practices for Safety and Health Programs” to help employers establish a methodical approach to improving safety and health in their workplaces. The recommendations update OSHA's 1989 guidelines to Read more...
  6. Now Is the Time to Think About OSHA's Top 10

    OSHA’s Top 10 most-cited violations for fiscal year 2018 were recently released at the 2018 National Safety Council Congress & Expo with few surprises. Here is the list: Fall Protection – General Requirements (1926.501): 7 Read more...
  7. Employees Have Rights Concerning Safety On the Job

    According to the Occupational Safety and Health Act, employees are entitled to working conditions that are free from serious safety and health hazards. With 2019 around the corner, now would be a good time to review the rights that your employees Read more...
  8. Employee Training and Accident Prevention

    One of the first questions an OSHA accident investigator will ask is, “Was the injured employee properly trained to do the job?” Not only do you want to be able to answer “yes,” but you want to be able to provide documentation that the Read more...

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