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  1. Placement of Fire Extinguishers in the Workplace What kind of fire extinguisher should I have at my warehouse? Is there a specific size required per square footage or the sort?   Is the extinguisher readily accessible in the event of a fire? ... Read More
  2. How are whistleblowers protected from employer retaliation? OSHA is very committed to disempowering any company from being able to retaliate or discriminate against any employee or other whistleblower. Consider this example: OSHA orders trucking company to reinstate whistleblower and pay back wages and damage... Read More
  3. I provide PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) such as gloves and safety glasses for my employees to use if they want to. Am I doing enough to satisfy OSHA? No. OSHA requires that you as an employer or supervisor do a written assessment of your work area to determine if hazards are present or are likely to be present which would necessitate the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). If, through a th... Read More
  4. What are the employer’s responsibilities? Under the OSH law, employers have a responsibility to provide a safe workplace. This is a short summary of key employer responsibilities: (Here are some to be aware of) Provide a workplace free from serious recognized hazards and comply with standard... Read More
  5. Question: What are employers’ responsibilities under the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Act? Employers have the responsibility to provide a safe workplace. Employers MUST provide their employees with a workplace that does not have serious hazards and follow all OSHA safety and health standards. Employers must find and correct safety and heal... Read More