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When OSHA Visits

June 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on When OSHA Visits

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, [...]

July 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 [...]

May 2nd, 2016|Appeal, citation, defense, fines, OSHA, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Heat Stress Fines