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OSHA’s Top 10 violations for 2018

What safety mistakes is OSHA issuing fines for most often?  [Read more…]

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OSHA’s top 10 violations for 2017

Which OSHA regulations do inspectors cite most often?  [Read more…]

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Worker complaint leads to $342K in OSHA fines for bloodborne pathogen hazards

Employees at this facility faced exposure to blood and other potentially infectious bodily fluids.  [Read more…]

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OSHA’s top 10 citations of 2016

The most cited OSHA violations of 2016 cover a wide range of workplace safety topics, from falls to chemicals, from PPE to forklifts.  [Read more…]

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Top 10 OSHA violations in 2015: Is new regulation tripping up employers?

The No. 2 violation on the annual list of top 10 OSHA citations involves a regulation which has been significantly updated recently.

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Top 10 OSHA trends for 2015

Two regulatory deadlines in the first half of the year are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to what’s happening with OSHA in 2015.

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Top 10 OSHA violations in 2014

As it does every year, OSHA has released the preliminary top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety violations for the current fiscal year.  [Read more…]

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Top 10 FAQs about OSHA’s new GHS training requirement

OSHA required more than five million U.S. businesses must train about 43 million employees on the new label elements and safety data sheets (SDSs) included in OSHA’s hazcom standard revisions by Dec. 1, 2013. [Read more…]

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Well, that didn’t take long: OSHA back up and running

Mere hours after the House and Senate passed legislation to re-open the federal government, OSHA’s most public face — its website — showed it was back in business. [Read more…]

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OSHA’s Top 10 violations for 2013

OSHA may have a reduced staff during the government shutdown, but it will be back, eventually. And when it is, these are the top areas where its inspectors will be looking for hazards. [Read more…]

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