Category Archives: OSHA

OSHA proposes safety changes to eye and face protection

According to the Federal Register, OSHA has proposed changes to it’s eye and face safety protocols. These changes would affect general industry, shipyard employment, longshoring marine terminals and construction. The changes to these standards are expected to fix inconsistencies within … Continue reading

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OSHA releases five-part program for combating workplace violence for healthcare and social workers

According to The National Law Review, OSHA has created a five-step program for protecting healthcare and social service workers. This five-step program consists of: Management commitment and worker participation: Compliance begins with management. Supervisors should be trained on the signs of … Continue reading

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OSHA: Hospital injuries to go public

Hospital workplace injuries are more common than the public knows. According to Modern Healthcare, hospital employers don’t have to release information related to injuries and illnesses in the workplace. However, keeping internal records is required. OSHA is set to finalize … Continue reading

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OSHA data release: Injured workers forced to handle rising cost of treatment

Who will help you if you’re hurt on the job? What happens if you lose a limb, fall off a work area or burn yourself with chemicals? Recently released data points to you, the worker, as the main source for bill … Continue reading

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With OSHA whistleblower cases on the rise, are the whistleblowers themselves at risk?

According to NBC Bay Area news, OSHA whistleblowers are not being given the guaranteed protections by The Federal Whistleblower Protection Program, run by OSHA. The Whistleblower Protection Program, according to LAW360, covers 22 federal statutes, and a mix of different transportation, … Continue reading

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