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12/07/2022

OSHA Enforcement Roundup: Week of 12/12

After investigating two separate, fatal incidents, OSHA has cited a construction contractor and a loading facility for serious workplace health and safety violations.

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11/28/2022

Four Factors for Falls at Any Workplace

Every year, more than 200,000 workers experience a fall-related injury that causes them to miss one or more days of work. Address these four "fall factors" can significantly lower the risk of a reportable incident from a fall.

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11/08/2022

OSHA Warns of Dust Hazards in Cannabis Industry

Following the death of an employee from “occupational asthma due to exposure to ground cannabis,” OSHA cited a marijuana cultivation facility for alleged failure to adequately warn employees about health hazards in the workplace.  

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11/04/2022

What's in a Written Hazard Communication Program?

Failure to develop a written hazard communication program is a common misstep for general industry employers. OSHA issues more citations for HazCom violations than for any other general industry Standard.   

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10/13/2022

OSHA Proposes $573,000 in Penalties for Twenty-one Alleged Violations

Following an investigation of a metal coatings and manufacturing facility, OSHA issued citations for twenty-one health and safety violations and proposed more than half a million dollars in civil penalties.

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10/07/2022

Oct. 12: OSHA Public Meeting on PSM Update

OSHA will host a meeting with stakeholders to discuss an ongoing rulemaking project to modernize the Process Safety Management (PSM) Standard.  

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09/22/2022

10 Most Cited OSHA Violations of 2022

OSHA recently announced a preliminary list of the ten most cited workplace health and safety violations for FY 2022.

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09/16/2022

OSHA Expands Severe Violator Enforcement Program

OSHA is expanding the criteria for employers to be placed into its Severe Violator Enforcement Program (SVEP). The program is no longer limited to violations that led directly to a fatality, multiple hospitalizations, or other egregious violations. 

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08/22/2022

OSHA Requests Comments on Lead Exposure Standards

OSHA is considering a rulemaking to revise its standards for workplace exposure to lead, based on medical findings made since the Standard for lead was established in 1978.

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07/18/2022

OSHA Enforcement Roundup: Week of 7/18

In this week's Roundup, a concrete manufacturer faces $400K in machine guarding and silica safety violations. Plus, OSHA finds that inadequate training contributed to the drowning of a new employee.

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