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OSHA delays effective date for enforcing employees’ rights to report workplace injuries, illnesses

OSHA delays effective date for enforcing employees’ rights to report workplace injuries, illnesses WASHINGTON – The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is delaying enforcement of the anti-retaliation provisions in its new injury and illness tracking rule to conduct additional outreach and provide educational materials and guidance for employers. Originally scheduled to begin Aug. 10, 2016, [...]

2016-07-13T20:48:40+00:00July 13th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on OSHA delays effective date for enforcing employees’ rights to report workplace injuries, illnesses

Heat Stress Fines

I recently had a client that was visited by OSHA. No accident or complaint occurred. When OSHA came to their work site, amongst other citations, they cited them for lack of a heat stress written plan. I've been handling OSHA appeals now for a few years. Typically, when OSHA sets fines for lack of documentation, they [...]

2017-05-30T13:33:29+00:00May 2nd, 2016|Appeal, citation, defense, fines, OSHA, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Heat Stress Fines