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Is company liable for injury due to horseplay?

This worker wasn’t able to go back to his job after suffering injuries when he was tackled during horseplay. The injured worker sued the employer. Is the employer liable?  [Read more…]

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Top challenges faced by safety pros now

We asked safety pros what their #1 single biggest safety challenge is right now. Here are the results of Safety News Alert’s exclusive research:  [Read more…]

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Does OSHA make it more difficult to discipline workers?

Companies have to enforce their safety rules, and that includes disciplining workers. But OSHA says you can’t retaliate against an employee for reporting an injury – one that might have occurred because the worker violated a safety rule. With OSHA’s growing emphasis on whistleblowers, how do you balance this? [Read more…]

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