OSHA Quick Takes- January 17, 2012

In this issue OSHA publishes Injury and Illness Prevention Programs White Paper The high costs of falls in construction for employers OSHA orders Union Pacific Railroad Co. to reinstate and pay more than $300,000 to terminated whistleblower OSHA proposes more than $1 million in fines to Houston, Texas, employer for willful and serious violations Grain … Continue reading OSHA Quick Takes- January 17, 2012

OSHA White Paper Released Affirming Its Commitment To I2P2 Program

OSHA kicked off the New Year by reaffirming its commitment to injury and illness prevention programs (I2P2), in the form of a White Paper that characterizes them as "effective, flexible, commonsense" tools that will help reduce occupational injuries and fatalities and increase productivity. Backed by examples and numerous studies, the document makes a strong case … Continue reading OSHA White Paper Released Affirming Its Commitment To I2P2 Program