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Little OSHA Mistakes That Can Cost You Millions

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is commonly thought of as a red tape-laden, bureaucratic behemoth government organization that stunts job growth and reduces bottom-line profits. Yet the facts state otherwise. Take a look at the facts & stats below. Some will surprise you, others will shock you, but all point to a singular, [...]

“Over 10K Severe Worker Injuries Reported In First Year Of OSHA Requirement “

Over 10K severe worker injuries reported in first year of OSHA requirement Most employers cooperated with OSHA to fix hazards, but some tried to hide them WASHINGTON – In the first year of a new reporting requirement, employers notified the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration of more than 10,000 severe work-related [...]

OSHA Document Retention – “How Long Do I Need To Keep This?

As most employers are aware, OSHA inspections typically involve a request for the employer to produce certain documents. In many cases, employers are unsure of what documents the compliance officer is entitled to see and copy. Employers can also be unsure of how long to retain certain documents required under OSHA. Some OSHA regulations require [...]

OSHA issues plan to target high-hazard workplaces

OSHA has issued its annual inspection plan under the Site-Specific Targeting 2012 program to direct enforcement resources to workplaces where the highest rates of injuries and illnesses occur. The SST program is one of the agency’s main programmed inspection plans for high-hazard, non-construction workplaces that have 20 or more workers. It is based on data collected from a [...]

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