OSHA has been referring more cases for criminal prosecution. Three recent cases show what types of charges that owners, managers…Click to continue
Safety training occupies the core of any workplace safety program. It’s the first step in preventing injuries and fatalities, but it’s far from once-and-done. Safety managers have to refresh employee training all the time. In this section you’ll find the latest research and trends in safety training. Also included: How employee training (or lack of it) contributed to companies’ safety experiences.
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OSHA now has a new, powerful weapon in its arsenal to hit companies hard for PPE and training violations when a new rule takes effect.
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OSHA can’t send people responsible for workplace safety to jail. But they can refer cases to local prosecutors who are able to seek prison time. That’s what happened in this case, and now two men will be locked up.
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