Discipline

How to create and enforce workplace safety rules including use of progressive discipline. Our editors have “cherry picked” the best resources – to access them, click here.

People will smoke in curious places, but this photograph of a large ashtray placed within a few feet of multiple propane tanks suggests that many workers either can’t read the no-smoking signs or don’t realize that they could get smoked if a tank began leaking gas vapors that contacted the ignition sources hanging off the ends of their fingers.

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A Pennsylvania roofing contractor who lied to OSHA on four separate occasions after one of his workers died has been sentenced to 10 months in prison.

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Here’s a Model Policy that you can use to ban cell phone use by workers who drive.

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Asphalt Specialists Inc. has been found in violation of OSHA’s Surface Transportation Assistance Act with wrongful termination of a foreman and two drivers.

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Being on the receiving end of a negative work performance review is never fun, but imagine receiving one for reporting an injury.

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Help your supervisors avoid retaliation when disciplining workers after they’ve reported work injuries.

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Refusing to perform the work assigned is a form of insubordination justifying discipline and perhaps termination. At least it is in most cases. When refusal to work is rooted in a legitimate concern for health and safety, the issue becomes more complicated. Here’s an overview …

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Camera phones turn anything that ever happens into a potential video. And thanks to YouTube, any and every video ever shot can be viewed by anyone, anywhere, any time. If you’re not alarmed by this, you should be

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Traffic accidents are the leading cause of workplace deaths. Motorists who text or use cell phones when they drive are at 4 times greater risk of traffic accidents, according to the New England Journal of Medicine. So if a company wanted to protect its employees …

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This 90 minute seminar provides clear, practical help pertaining to OSHA’s tough, new enforcement policies. These standards wreak havoc for large employers and hit small employers with violations that might not even have been on the radar before. Seminar host Glenn Demby, Editor–In–Chief at Bongarde, specializes in HR and OHS compliance. In this seminar, Glenn covers the full spectrum of OSHA’s new standards and enforcement policies.

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