OSHA now has a new, powerful weapon in its arsenal to hit companies hard for PPE and training violations when a new rule takes effect.
Which injuries are causing employees to lose the most time from work?
Dressing properly for workplace safety includes more than wearing the right protective gear. Employees also have to know what they shouldn’t wear, such as loose-fitting clothing.
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.
For the first time in 14 years, Democrats will have a President in the White House and significant majorities in both the House and Senate. While many newspapers have been calling on the Democrats to make major changes in monetary and foreign policies, one has chosen to target the nation’s workplace safety and health regulations.