If your OSHA 300 log from last year is not on the bulletin board… OOPs

The Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) requires that employers post, for all employees to see, their safety record from last year. That was supposed to be posted on February 1 and is to remain up through the end of April. If you had more than 10 employees and are not in the exempted industries …

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Safety Incentive plans are now a thing of the past!

If you have ever worked at a manufacturing firm or a construction company you understand the importance of having a safe workplace. Accidents and resultant injuries are expensive in both human and monetary costs. As a result safety incentive programs to encourage and reward safe practices, also known as “no lost time days” programs, have …

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OSHA establishes publication rules to “nudge” employers

On May 12, 2016 the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) posted a final rule in the Federal Register regarding a new recordkeeping requirement for employers. It will have a variety of effects. Nudging employers The rule’s supposed intention is to improve employer recordkeeping on accidents. They say this will be done by having employers …

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Are you ready to comply with the OSHA reporting deadline?

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has made some changes recently. Are you ready to comply with them? Are you ready to meet the February 1 posting deadline? Here is what you have to do. Effective January 1, 2015 As of the first of the year a new reporting requirement went into effect. I hope …

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Major Regulatory Changes for OSHA in 2013

  With the Obama administration safely ensconced in Washington for the next four years we are going to see many regulatory changes proceed or be developed. One of the agencies that is most likely to see a lot of changes is the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Here are some of the major regulatory …

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