“10 OSHA Recordkeeping Questions Employers Get Wrong‏”

Now that OSHA is moving toward electronic reporting of injuries and illnesses, employers should be on the lookout for these common errors on their OSHA 300 logs. During my years of advising employers on OSHA recordkeeping, auditing their records, and defending them against OSHA recordkeeping citations, my colleagues and I have been struck by how … Continue reading “10 OSHA Recordkeeping Questions Employers Get Wrong‏”

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Safety Photo of the Day – How Not to Ground a Generator!

This workplace seems to have taken the term ‘earthing connection’ (Grounding) literally with potentially lethal consequences for anyone in the vicinity. PDF] Grounding Requirements for Portable Generators - OSHA http://www.osha.gov/OshDoc/data...Facts/grounding_port_generator.pdf File Format: PDF/Adobe Acrobat - Quick View frame of a portable generator need not be grounded ... frame may serve as the ground (in place … Continue reading Safety Photo of the Day – How Not to Ground a Generator!

Updated! – 2 Chicago Firefighters Killed & 17 Injured in Wall Collapse & Fire on Chicago’s South Side

  Corey Ankum and Edward Stringer were among a dozen firefighters putting out a blaze in an abandoned building at daybreak today when suddenly the roof gave way. Steven Ellerson, a 20-year veteran, and others swarmed inside to rescue them. "He heard someone calling for help and he looked for him," Ellerson's brother Maurice Matthews … Continue reading Updated! – 2 Chicago Firefighters Killed & 17 Injured in Wall Collapse & Fire on Chicago’s South Side

10 OSHA Recordkeeping Questions Employers Get Wrong

Now that OSHA under President Obama has warned employers that “there is a new sheriff in town” and is moving toward electronic reporting of injuries and illnesses, employers should be on the lookout for these common errors on their OSHA 300 logs. During my years of advising employers on OSHA recordkeeping, auditing their records, and … Continue reading 10 OSHA Recordkeeping Questions Employers Get Wrong