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Workplace Safety In The Gig Economy: New Hazards And Liabilities
The growth of the gig economy has transformed the modern workforce and upended traditional models for developing a workplace safety culture and worker safety training. New and inexperienced workers confront evolving safety hazards.
United States
20 May 2019
Updated Combustible Dust NFPA Industry Consensus Standard Gives OSHA New Tool To Cite Employers: Does Your Facility Comply?
Seyfarth Synopsis: Compliance with industry standard for combustible dust set for September 2020. Don't delay, because OSHA is already citing employers using the not yet effective NFPA 652,
United States
14 May 2019
Commission Decisions Confirm That Employers Must Take Action To Protect Employees From Workplace Violence
In recent decisions—including Secretary of Labor v. Integra Health Management, Inc., No. 13-1124 (OSHRC Mar. 4, 2019)—the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission (OSHRC) has upheld violations of the General Duty Clause where employers failed to adequately address workplace violence hazards.
United States
5 Apr 2019
What Not To Do: Construction Contractor Charged With Lying To OSHA
Seyfarth Synopsis: A construction contractor twice orders, via text message, his employees to work on a roof, and both times the employees fall through.
United States
28 Feb 2019
OSHA And Title VII On Workplace Violence In Healthcare And Social Assistance
Fifth Circuit rules on Title VII liability concerning workplace violence in a healthcare setting involving third parties.
United States
18 Feb 2019
On And On We Go – Coalition Groups Sue DOL For The Rollback Rule
Seyfarth Synopsis: OSHA has just been sued for removing the requirements for establishments with 250 or more employees to electronically submit information from OSHA Form 300
United States
15 Feb 2019
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