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  1. Did you know your employees can turn you in? It’s called whistleblower... This is what OSHA calls a whistleblower and they have specific requirements to report you. This is another reason why you should make sure that you are compliant and that your employees have been properly trained and their training verified. For furt... Read More
  2. Fall Protection in Residential Construction The United States Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a directive rescinding the Interim Fall Protection Compliance Guidelines for Residential Construction (STD 03-00-001). Prior to the issuance... Read More
  3. Health and Safety Add Value Addressing safety and health issues in the workplace saves the employer money and adds value to the  business. Recent estimates place the business costs associated with occupational injuries at close to $170 billion-expenditures that come straig... Read More
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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