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OSHA Updates to Recordkeeping Rule has Huge Impact

OSHA Updates to Recordkeeping Rule has Huge Impact

A minor change to OSHA’s injury reporting requirement will have a big impact on virtually every employer in the United States. The rule change, which began on January 1, 2015, requires all employers to promptly report fatalities and certain serious injuries and illnesses to OSHA. Specifically, employers must report any work-related fatality within eight hours […]

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A Day Late and a Dollar Short for Employees’ Health & Safety

Discount retailer Dollar Tree has been called out by OSHA for its willful neglect of employees’ health and safety. In the past five months, the chain has racked up more than $800,000 in fines. http://ohsonline.com/articles/2014/10/17/osha-cites-texas-dollar-tree-stores-for-putting-employees-at-risk.aspx Dr. Scott Harris looked at the issue of retailer safety in his recent blog. In 2012, the retail sector lost […]

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Truck Driver Appreciation Week: Thank you!

September 14- September 20 is Truck Driver Appreciation Week. The impact professional truck drivers have is vast and doesn’t discriminate. Do you live in Tennessee and buy your Florida oranges grocery shopping? Thank a truck driver. Have you ordered a new sweater for the Fall season? Thank a truck driver. Did your car need a […]

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