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OSHA continues to focus on healthcare sector

The U.S. Occupational Health and Safety Administration has issued new guidance and rules for inpatient healthcare settings including hospitals, nursing homes and residential areas. Inpatient healthcare workers have some of the highest rates of injury and illness among all workers, … Continue reading

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New OSHA reporting requirements go into effect on New Year’s Day

Last September, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced the adoption of stricter rules for reporting workplace injuries. After months of talks with industry representatives, those new rules will officially go into effect on January 1, and will increase … Continue reading

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OSHA cites food manufacturer for safety violations, levies $121,660 fine

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently cited a Louisiana food manufacturer for 16 serious and repeat safety violations, saying that Acadian Fine Foods LLC failed to protect workers from unsafe levels of carbon dioxide and dangerous machines. “Acadian … Continue reading

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