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By Neil Brunetz
The third most cited standard by OSHA is the General Requirements for Scaffolding in construction. 29 CFR 1926.451 and can lead to falls.
By Karen Karabinos
Karen Karabinos' article "The Debate Involving Depreciation of Labor Costs Continues" featured in DRI's The Voice September newsletter
By Neil Brunetz
Last week OSHA released the preliminary numbers for the top ten violations. The data includes violations from October 1, 2018-August 31, 2019
By Neil Brunetz
Coming in at number 2 on the OSHA top Ten Citation list is Hazard communication (29 CFR 1910.1200) with 3,671 violations.
By Camile Hart
Negligent security cases can be very costly to defend and the damages can be steep. An insurer needs to know whether it has issued a policy that effectively excludes these types of losses.
By Robert Hardeman
In Georgia, when an occupational disease claim is compensable under the Act, O.C.G.A §34-9-284 places sole liability on the employer...
By Jasmine Saenz
Workers' compensation claims and injuries do not exist in a vacuum; they affect real people who often have real problems outside of their work injury.
By Neil Brunetz
Last week OSHA released the preliminary numbers for the top ten violations.
By Neil Brunetz
I continuously check the OSHA news releases to keep up to speed on OSHA policies, procedures and enforcement.
By Neil Brunetz
With Hurricane Dorian closing in on the US coast and based on the number of utility vehicles I have seen heading south on I-75 to aid in recovery efforts
By Neil Brunetz
Below is the chart of current OSHA maximum penalties per violation so you can see the potential cost of citations.
By Neil Brunetz
All reportable injuries and illnesses that occur in the workplace, where and when they occur, the nature of the case
By Neil Brunetz
The first is for fatalities as a result of a work related incident. Fatalities must be reported to OSHA within 8 hours after the death of any employee.
By Neil Brunetz
Section 11(c) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act prohibits employers from retaliating against employees from exercising rights under the OSH Act.
By Neil Brunetz
You often see PPE thrown at hazards as a solution with a hope that PPE will protect your employees.