OSHA

Drones Are Coming

The easing of restrictions on drones will expand their commercial and government use — including OSHA. Quietly, without fanfare… On December 28, 2020, the Federal Aviation Administration...

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OSHA Launches a National Emphasis Program for COVID-19

OSHA's National Emphasis Program for COVID-19 has arrived. And, if you’re on OSHA’s target lists, it’s wise to prepare for a visit in the months...

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OSHA Creates New Whistleblower Protection Categories

Employers take note: two new whistleblower protection categories have just been created. On February 19, 2021, the Department of Labor announced that the Occupational Health and...

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OSHA Clarifies COVID-19 Reporting (For Now)

At the end of September, OSHA updated its COVID-19 FAQs to clear up the confusion employers had expressed about the reporting of employee coronavirus hospitalizations...

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OSHA’s Citation And Fine Against Smithfield Foods Is a First

OSHA's recent citation and $13,494 fine against Smithfield Foods is receiving mixed reactions. Some say it’s not enough of a penalty, even though it is...

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