Category: Enforcement and Inspection

As today’s workplace becomes more complex, regulation of that workplace increases. In this section, you’ll find the practical advice you need to understand exactly what OSHA, other federal agencies, and their state counterparts, require of you, and to comply in the ways that best satisfy both your and their needs. Look also for important court decisions, advice on how to handle enforcement actions, and news of upcoming changes in workplace health and safety law.

Free Special Report: What to Expect from an OSHA Inspection

Meet Lockout/Tagout’s ‘Fatal 5’

Make any of these 5 mistakes and not only is your lockout/tagout program in danger, so are you! Here’s a short quiz for the workers at your facility: Question: When can a simple padlock and a laminated piece of red-striped cardboard save your life?Answer: When they’re part of a well-planned lockout/tagout program. As safety professionals […]

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Just What Is OSHA and How Does it Work?

OSHA’s mission is to send every worker home whole and healthy every day. OSHA is a federal agency with 2,150 employees, including 1,100 inspectors, and an annual budget of nearly $500 million. Almost every working person in the nation, with a few exceptions, comes under OSHA’s jurisdiction. To protect all these workers, OSHA creates and […]

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