Tips for Keeping a Safer Workplace for Your Employees

Maintaining a safe working environment for employees should be a priority for organizations. According to the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA), employers are responsible for complying with the OSHA regulations and making sure that employees are safe from injuries at work. However, having training sessions and hanging safety posters aren’t enough. To create a … Continue reading Tips for Keeping a Safer Workplace for Your Employees

August 11, 2021 Fatality – Final Report | Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA)

FAI-6281414-1 UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION REPORT OF INVESTIGATION Facility (Coal) Fatal Powered Haulage Accident August 11, 2021 HWM Truck Lines, Inc. (E467) Summersville, West Virginia at Star Bridge Preparation Plant-Rail Load Carter Roag Coal Company Mill Creek, Randolph County, West Virginia ID No. 46-06736 Accident Investigators — Read on … Continue reading August 11, 2021 Fatality – Final Report | Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA)

Amazon Faces Probe by Federal Prosecutors and OSHA Into Warehouse Safety

The Department of Labor and federal prosecutors are inspecting Amazon warehouses in three states as part of a civil investigation into allegations of…Amazon Faces Probe by Federal Prosecutors and OSHA Into Warehouse Safety

Cal/OSHA Updates FAQs Following New CDPH Definition of Close Contacts

By Megan S. Shaked With the definition of “close contacts” now focused on “shared indoor airspace” rather than the 6 feet/15 minute threshold, Cal/…Cal/OSHA Updates FAQs Following New CDPH Definition of Close Contacts

Can I Wear A Beard With My Respirator?

This is becoming a more common question in the workplace, likely due to the fact that more and more people are having to wear respirators at work and the fact that beards are maybe more common of late than ever in the history of OSHA.A number of people have asked whether there are exceptions to … Continue reading Can I Wear A Beard With My Respirator?

OSHA’S Top Regulatory Priorities… Other than COVID-19

By Eric J. Conn, Chair, Conn Maciel Carey’s national OSHA Practice In the June/July issue of Tank Storage Magazine, Eric J. Conn, Founding Partner …OSHA’S Top Regulatory Priorities… Other than COVID-19

JBS Foods USA reaches settlement with OSHA to develop, implement infectious disease preparedness plan at seven meat processing plants

JBS Foods USA reaches settlement with OSHA to develop, implement infectious disease preparedness plan at seven meat processing plants — Read on content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USDOL/bulletins/319b823

Tampa Electric Pleads Guilty to Criminal Charge in Death of 5 Workers

On June 29, 2017, five workers at Tampa Electric —  Michael McCort, 60, Christopher Irvin, 40; Frank Lee Jones, 55, Antonio Navarrete, 21, and Amando…Tampa Electric Pleads Guilty to Criminal Charge in Death of 5 Workers

Trench Deaths: Failure to Learn

Trench Deaths: Failure to Learn https://jordanbarab.com/confinedspace/2022/05/26/trench-deaths-failure-to-learn/ — Read on jordanbarab.com/confinedspace/2022/05/26/trench-deaths-failure-to-learn/

Weekly Toll: Killed on the Job

This week: Explosions, falls, forklift, shootings, machines, vehicle-related incidents. Lots of ways for workers to die on the job. On average, …Weekly Toll: Killed on the Job

FAQs About OSHA’s COVID-19 Vaccination, Testing, and Face Coverings Emergency Temporary Standard

By Conn Maciel Carey’s COVID-19 Task Force In a Friday night surprise (December 17th), the US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit dissolved the …FAQs About OSHA’s COVID-19 Vaccination, Testing, and Face Coverings Emergency Temporary Standard

An Overview of OSHA’s On-Site Consultation Program and Compliance Assistance Resources

https://youtu.be/Z1I6g6kn7io Thank you for your interest in our November 18th webinar: An Overview of OSHA’s On-Site Consultation Program and Compliance Assistance Resources. A recording of the webinar is above, and a PDF of the slides can be downloaded here.Learn more about OSHA’s On-Site Consultation Program at https://www.osha.gov/consultation, and find your state or local consultation office at https://www.osha.gov/consultation/directory-text. Process and Benefits Small Business Success Stories … Continue reading An Overview of OSHA’s On-Site Consultation Program and Compliance Assistance Resources