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OSHA Slams Brakes on Company That Fired Driver

A truck driver who refused to drive an unsafe truck that had been pulled from service by the Iowa Department of Transportation— and was subsequently fired— will receive $55,000 in back wages, damages and compensation.

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JSHA Training

Job Safety and Health: It’s the Law

This model can be applied for use within your organisation to help raise any safety or health concerns, or report a work-related injury or illness, without being retaliated against.

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OSHA’s New Electronic Injury Reporting Rules: The 15 Things You Need to Know

OSHA proposed the so called “Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses” rule in November 2013. After over 2 years of comment, OSHA issued the Final Rule on May 12, 2016 (Final Rule). Here are the 15 things you need to know about the Final Rule to ensure compliance.

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Two Workers Killed in Crane Lift Incident

Two workers at a firehouse construction site in Hanover, NJ, died after a 10,000-pound generator being hoisted by a crane fell, likely because of a failure of one or more lifting straps.

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Sudanese oil workers in Unity State

Hazard Alert Issued for Manual Tank Gauging and Sampling at Oilfield Sites

OSHA and NIOSH have issued a hazard alert aimed at protecting oil and gas workers against exposure to potentially deadly hydrocarbon vapors during manual tank gauging and sampling activities.

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new osha requirements for severe injury reporting

OSHA Says Severe Injuries Reporting Requirement Paying Safety Dividends

A 2015 rule requiring employers to report to the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) any severe work-related injuries, including hospitalization, amputation or the loss of an eye within 24 hours, is likely preventing scores of similar future injuries, according to OSHA.

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How to keep fatigued shiftworkers from causing accidents

Best Practice: Shift Workers

Download this special report, and learn why shift work is dangerous and what you can do to make the experience safe for employees.

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Marijuana @ Work: What Employers Need to Know

Take a look at Infographic and learn more about what employers need to know about Marijuana at Work.

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Marijuana in the Workplace

Marijuana in The Workplace

Take a look at the infographic and learn about what many small business owners think about workers smoking marijuana now that it is becoming legal in more states.

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Whom OSHA fined, why and how to avoid the same fate

The ROI of Safety

Injuries can be costly. This infographic illustrates a quick run down of some of the most expensive injury claims taken from previous workers compensation claims.

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OSHA has argued that safety programs that offer incentives/rewards are inherently flawed. What do you think?

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