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OSHA Expands Severe Violator List Eligibility

For employers everywhere, the long-term consequences of "just settling" citations have become even more consequential. In mid-September, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced...

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DOL Announces A New Independent Contractor Rule 

Once again, the Department of Labor (DOL) wants to change how it defines independent contractors under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). For employers who...

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Preparing for an OSHA Inspection

Are you prepared for an OSHA inspection? The chances of a surprise visit are greater than ever. With an increased 2023 budget for the Occupational Safety...

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Who’s the Boss in a Multi-Employer Workplace?

As multi-employer workplaces grow in number, size, and complexity, the safety and other regulatory responsibilities of the primary (or “host”) contractor and multiple subcontractors can...

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Tornado Warnings and OSHA

After an Amazon warehouse collapses in a tornado, killing six, OSHA decides to send tornado warning advice rather than a citation. Extreme Weather You may have...

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