Which companies will receive OSHA inspections in Fiscal Year 2020 (which began Oct. 1, 2019)?
The top 10 most cited violations by federal OSHA in the first 10.5 months of fiscal year 2019 accounted for 26,915 violations.
An employee injured her neck at work. A doctor said she could return to work without restrictions. The employee quoted another doctor who recommended restrictions. She quit and filed for workers’ comp. Did she get benefits?
An employee contracted a fungal infection in his lungs while digging a trench, but his employer claimed he got the infection while bailing hay on his hobby farm. Was the employee able to get benefits?
What safety mistakes is OSHA issuing fines for most often?
Questions have arisen about whether the Trump administration has weakened the OSHA electronic injury reporting rule because there appear to be few (if any) penalties tied to not reporting. That’s changed.
An employee says his employer could have taken steps to prevent his injury, therefore he deserves additional workers’ comp benefits. How did a court rule?
A judge has ordered a construction company to pay a total of $250,000 in penalties in connection with an employee’s fatal fall.
A construction company has pleaded guilty to second degree manslaughter for causing the death of a construction worker.