Safety and OSHA News

OSHA inspections decline slightly, some categories see increases

OSHA’s inspection summary for fiscal year 2018 shows the agency conducted fewer inspections than the previous fiscal year, but certain types of inspections were up.  [Read more…]

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New report: Less OSHA enforcement than two years ago

Two factors are reducing the number of OSHA inspections conducted in the last couple of years, according to a new report.  [Read more…]

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20 years after 25 deaths: How is state’s safety plan doing?

Twenty years ago, 25 workers died in a chicken plant fire in North Carolina. The tragedy caused a large upgrade of the state’s occupational safety agency. How is North Carolina OSHA doing now? [Read more…]

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Report: Hire more OSHA inspectors

A nonprofit organization focused on workplace safety has called on California to lift a state freeze to hire more Cal-OSHA inspectors. [Read more…]

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Inspectors didn’t have to go far to look into these incidents

You’ve probably heard about OSHA inspections in which the inspector “just happened to be driving by” a construction site, saw problems and decided to take a look. In this case, all the inspectors had to do was look outside their windows. [Read more…]

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Top 10 dos and don’ts for OSHA inspections from 2 OSHA inspectors

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Haven’t been inspected by OSHA, or, at least not recently? [Read more…]

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New administrator says ‘OSHA is back’

Some tough talk about enforcement from OSHA’s interim administrator, Jordan Barab. [Read more…]

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