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17 08, 2016

OSHA Delays Enforcement of Anti-Retaliation Protections in the New Rule

By |August 17th, 2016|Illness & Injuries, Incident, OSHA|0 Comments

Some months ago, OSHA enacted a new rule for injury and illness reporting. Among other things, this rule greatly strengthened workers’ rights in regards to reporting injuries. These provisions that become effective on August 10, 2016 elicited [...]

15 08, 2016

Keeping Up With GHS Training Standards

By |August 15th, 2016|GHS, Safety, Safety Training|0 Comments

With the final GHS compliance deadline nearly two months old, OSHA expects every company to be in perfect compliance with the new standard. With the recent civil fines hike, non-compliance will be more costly than [...]

2 08, 2016

What should your HazCom priorities be going forward?

By |August 2nd, 2016|EPA, GHS, HazCom, OSHA, Safety Training|0 Comments

The final GHS deadline was back in June, but that doesn’t mean employers can ignore HazCom from now on. On the contrary, it’s just as important as ever for companies to keep their HazCom Management [...]

1 08, 2016

Three ways the OSHA rule change will increase the rate of reporting

By |August 1st, 2016|Illness & Injuries, Incident Tracking, OSHA, Workplace safety|0 Comments

A few months ago, OSHA adopted a new rule on workplace injury and illness reporting. When I last talked about this rule, I focused mainly on the requirement that many businesses electronically submit their injury [...]

25 07, 2016

OSHA Fines to Increase 78% to Match Inflation

By |July 25th, 2016|OSHA, Workplace safety|0 Comments

OSHA set their current fines back in 1990, and haven’t changed them since. This is a problem, since the prices of goods and services tend to increase over time, leading to a decrease in the [...]