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Conducting Effective Hazard Assessments

Often during inspections, audits, or accident investigations, we encounter nonexistent, inadequate or inaccurate hazard assessments. One of the "root causes"...

Electronic Injury and Illness Reporting Due December 15, 2017

In May 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published a rule entitled "Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and...

Evaluating Workplace Health Exposures

Under the OSH Act, employers are required to identify and evaluate health hazard(s) in their workplaces, which includes exposures to air...

Process Safety Management

Highly hazardous chemicals such as toxics, reactives, flammable liquids and gases are used in many industries such as food processing,...

Protecting Temporary Workers

Hiring temporary workers on job sites is a very common and financially beneficial practice. However, at times, proper training requirements...

ROI of Third Party Inspections & Audits

Routine workplace inspections and audits are essential in preventing incidents, injuries and illnesses and play an integral role for continuously...

U.S. Department of Labor Cites Contractors for Safety Violations Following Two Fatalities at Florida Hotel Worksite

March 6, 2019 U.S. Department of Labor Cites Contractors for Safety Violations Following Two Fatalities at Florida Hotel Worksite

U.S. Department of Labor Cites Roofing Contractor After Fatal Fall at South Florida Worksite

March 5, 2019 U.S. Department of Labor Cites Roofing Contractor After Fatal Fall at South Florida Worksite

U.S. Department of Labor Fines Pennsylvania Construction Company $208,560 for Exposing Employees to Trenching Hazards

March 5, 2019 U.S. Department of Labor Fines Pennsylvania Construction Company $208,560 for Exposing Employees to Trenching Hazards

U.S. Department of Labor Sues Massachusetts Construction Company For Retaliation for Facilitating Arrest of Injured Employee

March 1, 2019 U.S. Department of Labor Sues Massachusetts Construction Company For Retaliation for Facilitating Arrest of Injured Employee

Walking-Working Surfaces Final Rule

OSHA has recently released an update to its standard on walking-working surfaces in general industry. The final rule addresses slips,...

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