To address a 2012 court decision, OSHA has proposed a rule to clarify that it can look at up to…Click to continue
OSHA has proposed several new rules that will cast a wide net over all types of companies. Some, like Injury and Illness Prevention Programs, will have a significant effect on business’ safety plans. And while OSHA is working on new regulations, it continues strict enforcement of existing rules.
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Telling OSHA that an injury was the worker’s fault is a sure way to get inspected, according to the head of the agency.
Two workers lost fingers at this manufacturing plant in the span of three months. In the inspection that followed, OSHA inspectors found 22 violations related to hazards that caused the injuries and other safety issues. The company faces $125,165 in fines.
OSHA has ordered North America’s second-largest freight railroad to reinstate an employee and pay him $536,063 for retaliating against him after reporting a knee injury.
In 2013, social worker Stephanie Ross conducted a risk assessment for a client with a history of violence. During the meeting, the client stabbed Ross to death. OSHA fined her employer, which contested the citations. A court just decided those fines were justified.