OSHA: Control and Prevention

Source Measures for protecting workers from exposure to, and infection with, SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), depend on the type of work being performed and exposure risk, including potential for interaction with people with...

The Importance of OSHA Compliance in the Workplace

View Source: Denise Lockwood Employee health and safety should be one of the most important considerations for any business owner. If employees don’t feel safe at work, their job performance may suffer, and your business’s overall profitability will decrease as a...

OSHA Raises Workplace Safety Penalties for 2020

View Source: PSQH Employers that knowingly fail to comply with OSHA standards will see a near 2% increase in monetary penalties. On January 15, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) raised its civil penalties (85 Fed. Reg. 2,292) by approximately...

OSHA Enforcement and Compliance Increases in 2019

Source Fiscal year 2019 data reflects commitment to worker safety. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OHSA) recently released its fiscal year (FY) 2019 final statistics, which show a significant increase in the number of...