OSHA Workplace Training Topics & Downloadable Information – 2023

A Accident Investigation (see Incident Investigation) Agricultural Operations Airline Industry Ammonia Refrigeration Anthrax Apparel and Footwear Industry Arsenic Asbestos Asphalt (Bitumen) Fumes Autobody Repair and Refinishing Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) Avian Influenza B Backovers (see Preventing Backovers) Basic Steel Products Battery Manufacturing Benzene Beryllium Biofuels Biological Agents Bioterrorism Bloodborne Pathogens and Needlestick Prevention Botulism Brownfields … Continue reading OSHA Workplace Training Topics & Downloadable Information – 2023

Ending Gender-Based Violence at Work and Beyond | U.S. Department of Labor Blog

Today, the White House released the first-ever U.S. National Plan to End Gender-Based Violence. The plan lays out a roadmap for a whole-of-government effort to prevent and address gender-based violence in the United States. One of the groundbreaking aspects of this plan is that it reflects principles from the International Labor Organization’s Convention on Violence … Continue reading Ending Gender-Based Violence at Work and Beyond | U.S. Department of Labor Blog

Ex-Signal Peak Mine safety manager sentenced for conspiring

BILLINGS - A former safety manager at Signal Peak Energy coal mine was sentenced this week for his role in a coverup of a mining accident that left a worker with a partial amputation after his fingers were crushed in an investigation the U.S. Attorney’s Office characterized as a broad corruption case. — Read on … Continue reading Ex-Signal Peak Mine safety manager sentenced for conspiring

US Department of Labor finds fire, electrical, other hazards in inspections at two southeast Oklahoma Dollar General stores putting workers at risk | U.S. Department of Labor

National retailer assessed more than $21M in proposed penalties since 2017 HARTSHORNE, OK – When federal workplace safety investigators opened inspections in December 2022 at two Dollar General stores in southeast Oklahoma, they found blocked exit routes and walkways exposing employees to fire hazards, the same types of violations investigators discovered in stores across the … Continue reading US Department of Labor finds fire, electrical, other hazards in inspections at two southeast Oklahoma Dollar General stores putting workers at risk | U.S. Department of Labor

Chambers USA Recognizes Conn Maciel Carey as 1 of Only 3 “Band 1” Ranked Law Firms for OSHA Law, Again!

Conn Maciel Carey LLP (CMC) is honored to announce that the firm has been recognized as one of only three national law firms ranked in Band 1 …Chambers USA Recognizes Conn Maciel Carey as 1 of Only 3 “Band 1” Ranked Law Firms for OSHA Law, Again!

Dispatches From the Front Lines of Workplace Safety & Health

Bring OSHA into the 21st Century The Occupational Safety and Health Act just had its 52nd birthday. OSHA was born in an era where manufacturing was …Dispatches From the Front Lines of Workplace Safety & Health

Child Labor Is a Growing Problem in the Service Industry – Eater

Child labor is especially prevalent in the food industry. Restaurants commonly offer children their first jobs around the age of 16. And while there’s nothing inherently wrong with waiting tables or cashiering at the local diner before you turn 18, underage work is a common site of abuse. In 2022, nearly 4,000 children in the … Continue reading Child Labor Is a Growing Problem in the Service Industry – Eater

The “Focus 4” Threshold Tips for Surviving an OSHA Inspection, Part Three: Escort Your Inspector Straight To and From the Inspection Area | Fisher Phillips

With maximum limits for Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) penalties increasing every year – currently over $15,000 for serious/other than serious citations and more than $150,000 for a repeat and willful – knowing what to do when OSHA arrives at your door is more important than ever. That’s why we’re releasing this four-part series … Continue reading The “Focus 4” Threshold Tips for Surviving an OSHA Inspection, Part Three: Escort Your Inspector Straight To and From the Inspection Area | Fisher Phillips

The “Focus 4” Threshold Tips for Surviving an OSHA Inspection, Part Two: Watch What Documents You Provide on Inspection Day | Fisher Phillips

With maximum limits for Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) penalties increasing every year – currently over $15,000 for serious/other than serious citations and more than $150,000 for a repeat and willful – knowing what to do when OSHA arrives at your door is more important than ever. That’s why we’re releasing this four-part series … Continue reading The “Focus 4” Threshold Tips for Surviving an OSHA Inspection, Part Two: Watch What Documents You Provide on Inspection Day | Fisher Phillips

The “Focus 4” Threshold Tips for Surviving an OSHA Inspection, Part One: Don’t Allow Supervisor Interviews on Inspection Day | Fisher Phillips

With maximum limits for Occupational Safety and Health Administration penalties increasing every year – currently over $15,000 for serious/other than serious citations and more than $150,000 for a repeat and willful – knowing what to do when OSHA arrives at your door is more important than ever. That’s why we’re releasing this four-part series to … Continue reading The “Focus 4” Threshold Tips for Surviving an OSHA Inspection, Part One: Don’t Allow Supervisor Interviews on Inspection Day | Fisher Phillips

OSHA To Initiate SBREFA Process for Heat Illness Rulemaking – Join CMC’s Rulemaking Coalition

By Eric Conn, Kate McMahon, and Beeta Lashkari On Friday, May 19, 2023, OSHA presented at the Small Business Administration’s (“SBA”) Small Business …OSHA To Initiate SBREFA Process for Heat Illness Rulemaking – Join CMC’s Rulemaking Coalition

What the Debt Ceiling Agreement Means for Workplace Safety

So, assuming radical Republicans don’t sabotage the agreement that their fearless leader, Speaker Kevin McCarthy, reached with President Biden, we …What the Debt Ceiling Agreement Means for Workplace Safety