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Keeping Workers Safe Around Ladders with Targeted Training

Why are ladders so dangerous for employees to use, and how can training prepare them to be safe? Some of the most common items in workplaces can end up posing the greatest danger to employees’ health and safety. This certainly … Continue reading

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OSHA’s top cited violations

What are some of the most common OSHA citations? The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has released its latest data on the most frequently cited violations. Although the most cited violations from the 2015 fiscal year may seem similar to last year’s, … Continue reading

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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: 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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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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