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.
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When OSHA inspects chemical plants, petroleum refineries and other complex operations, any process safety violations will add up quickly to significant fines.
Safety News Alert sends our official kudos to San Diego entrepreneur Sarah Lavely for using proper personal protective equipment (PPE) at her small business.
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?
It’s been in the works since 2003. Now, finally, OSHA has released its proposed crane and derricks standard update.
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.