Workers’ Memorial Day Ushers in Protective Actions

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and its Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) commemorated Workers’ Memorial Day yesterday in recognition of Americans who have died on the job. Many work-related fatalities can be prevented when employers introduce appropriate controls, comply with regulatory standards, and treat workplace safety and health programs as a priority, officials […]

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OSHA Updates Targeted Workplace Inspection Program

The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is replacing its 2016 targeted inspection program with a Site-Specific Targeting (SST) Directive for non-construction companies with 20 or more employees. The agency will select workplaces with high rates of injuries and illnesses for enforcement inspections based on data employers submitted on Form 300A for calendar years […]

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