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

4 Best Practices to be Ready for Cal/OSHA Inspections

Cal/OSHA inspections need not be painful and frustrating. While Cal/OSHA’s requirements can be daunting and complex, an inspector has a great deal of discretion in the conclusions he or she draws about your workplace. The better prepared you are, the more likely you’ll get through the inspection process without citations. In a CER webinar titled […]

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4 Steps to Preventing OSHA Citations: Part II

Yesterday, we introduced the first two or four actions that can help prevent OSHA citations. Today, we conclude with the final two steps, training and self-audits. Attorney Tiffani Hiudt Casey, who advises employers on OSHA recordkeeping, hazard assessment and self-audits, and corporate-wide safety compliance, among other key issues, emphasizes the importance of proper safety training […]

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4 Steps to Preventing OSHA Citations: Part I

The best way to avoid OSHA citations is to identify and correct safety and health problems before an inspector finds them. In a BLR webinar titled "OSHA’s Top 10: How To Stay Off This Infamous List in 2012," Attorney Tiffani Hiudt Casey outlined four key actions you can take to prepare your organization, make it […]

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