OSHA’s “Other-Than-Serious” Citations Can Result in Repeats

As I tell my clients, resolving your OSHA citations by accepting an Other-Than-Serious may lower your exposure to a high penalty Repeat in the future...

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Your OSHA Citation May Bar You From Working in Boston

In response to the October 2016 fatal trench collapse that claimed the lives of two Atlantic Drain Services employees, the Boston City Council passed an...

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OSHA Must Prove “Knowledge” In Order to Prove a Violation

In May 2017, my client’s employee inexplicably and without warning jumped into a trench that was more than five (5) feet deep. The trench immediately...

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Can Employers Rely on Third Party Trainings under the Occupational Safety and Health Act?

Oftentimes, employers rely upon an employee’s training by another (third) party to comply with the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970’s (the “Act’s”) training...

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OSHA’s Top 10 List Serves as a Lesson on Fall Protection and Prevention

Each year, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) publishes its Top 10 List of Most Cited Violations.  A review of 2017’s list serves as...

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