Safety and OSHA News

Is number of deaths from workplace injury higher than reported due to opioid overdose?

A new study links workplace injuries to the opioid epidemic.  [Read more…]

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Top 10 OSHA fines of 2017 (plus one big reversal)

Some thought a Republican administration in the White House would lead to lower OSHA fines. Our 2017 recap shows that’s not the case.   [Read more…]

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Dust buildup causes explosion, 5 deaths: $1.84M OSHA fine

A Wisconsin company disputes the severity of a $1,837,861 OSHA fine following an explosion that killed five employees at its facility.  [Read more…]

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Reminder: Post OSHA injury summary Feb. 1

An annual OSHA requirement kicks in Feb. 1.  [Read more…]

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Top 10 causes of death: Unintentional fatalities spike

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has some disturbing news regarding deaths by unintentional injury and U.S. life expectancy.  [Read more…]

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