“Top 10 OSHA Citations of 2016: A Starting Point for Workplace Safety”

Every October, the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration releases a preliminary list of the 10 most frequently cited safety and health violations for the 2016 fiscal year, compiled from nearly 32,000 inspections of workplaces by federal OSHA staff. One remarkable thing about the list is that it rarely changes. Year after year, … Continue reading “Top 10 OSHA Citations of 2016: A Starting Point for Workplace Safety”

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“Top 10 OSHA Citations of 2016: A Starting Point for Workplace Safety”

Every October, the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration releases a preliminary list of the 10 most frequently cited safety and health violations for the 2016 fiscal year, compiled from nearly 32,000 inspections of workplaces by federal OSHA staff. One remarkable thing about the list is that it rarely changes. Year after year, … Continue reading “Top 10 OSHA Citations of 2016: A Starting Point for Workplace Safety”

OSHA Blasts Firearms Manufacturer for Machine Hazards

Aug 28, 2009 OSHA says that widespread machine guarding and lockout/tagout hazards at a North Haven, Conn.-based manufacturer of small firearms has resulted in $42,850 in proposed fines from the agency. The Marlin Firearms Co. has been cited for a total of 24 alleged serious and other-than-serious violations of workplace safety standards following a comprehensive … Continue reading OSHA Blasts Firearms Manufacturer for Machine Hazards