When OSHA inspects scaffolding, it’s not enough to have erected it properly. The agency also looks at the integrity of the component parts.
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As a safety pro, you’ve probably heard this claim: Once you get on OSHA’s inspection list, it’s tough to get off of it. A Midwest company can attest to that.
There will be a slight delay before the Obama administration issues a slew of new OSHA regulations.
OSHA says it’s not enough for companies to develop fall protection plans — they have to enforce them, too.
Recent statistics show OSHA continues to focus its inspections on specific problems, rather than conduct them randomly.
Sure, OSHA has been more “business-friendly” in the last eight years. But it hasn’t been a paper tiger. New statistics on the agency’s citations and penalties for fiscal year 2008 show just the opposite. And with a new administration in January, OSHA is set to issue even more fines.
From our Bizarre Accidents file: A man operating a crane was killed instantly when he was struck in the head by a flying bolt.
Which OSHA standards are tripping up companies the most in recent inspections?