How OSHA chooses which companies it inspects isn’t a total mystery. One target: Companies with injury rates that are higher than their industry’s average.
A fire and explosion at a plant in Iowa was caused by inadequate electrical bonding and grounding during the filling of a portable steel tank used to store a flammable liquid, according to a federal investigation.
When OSHA inspects chemical plants, petroleum refineries and other complex operations, any process safety violations will add up quickly to significant fines.
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When it comes to machine guarding and lockout/tagout, OSHA will levy much higher fines when employees don’t receive proper training.
Which OSHA standards are tripping up companies the most in recent inspections?