Keeping up with new regulations

September 11, 2012

Any company whose business is overseen by a regulatory body, be it government or private, is aware of the importance of following changes that come down the pipeline. Continue reading

Carnival worker’s death prompts OSHA investigation

September 5, 2012

Carnivals are supposed to be a source of joy and good-hearted fun. So when tragedy strikes in such a venue it often stands out and people take notice. Continue reading

OSHA investigates fatal accident at chemical plant

August 24, 2012

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is investigating the June death of a worker at the AC and S Inc. chemical plant in Nitro, West Virginia. Continue reading

OSHA cites North Dakota company with 51 safety violations

August 14, 2012

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released a report last week, citing South Dakota-based Adams Thermal Systems with 51 safety violations – 44 of which were classified as serious. Continue reading

Contractors face over $173K in fines for safety violations

August 7, 2012

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration proposed $173,500 in fines yesterday against contractors that worked on the Merrimack Premium Outlets shopping mall in New Hampshire. Continue reading

OSHA investigating explosion at Colorado middle school

August 6, 2012

The Occupational Safety and Hazard Administration (OSHA) is investigating an explosion at an Erie, Colorado middle school that left three people hospitalized due to burn and fall-related injuries last week, according ABC affiliate 7NEWS in Denver. Continue reading

Online training helps companies avoid PR problems

August 1, 2012

Now, personal use of social media can have a direct impact on workers’ professional lives. Continue reading

Report calls for OSHA reforms

July 25, 2012

The Center for Progressive Reform is calling for legislative and policy changes to ensure a higher standard of worker safety throughout the nation. Continue reading

Companies may need to train employees on recent OSHA update

June 6, 2012

This update isn’t very different than the previous OSHA requirements but the changes are very crucial and important, especially for workers who may be exposed to hazardous chemicals on a daily basis. Continue reading