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OSHA is Getting Serious About Trench Safety

Noting an "alarming" increase in trench fatalities, OSHA has warned employers to prepare for trenching inspections. Enhanced Enforcement During the first six months of 2022, OSHA...

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OSHA Penalties Are Getting Pricey

OSHA recently published its annual increases in the penalties that could be assessed for violating OSHA regulations. Employers should take note of these increases and...

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Hazardous Heat

OSHA has initiated a rulemaking process — and a national enforcement initiative — to address the growing challenge of hazardous heat. A real-time concern Exposure to excessive...

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Is An OSHA Inspection In Your Future?

Be prepared for an OSHA inspection. OSHA has multiple reasons to come calling these days. Are you ready if they do? Probable cause When inspectors from the...

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OSHA Adjusts Focus of COVID-19 NEP

Last March, OSHA created a National Emphasis Program (NEP) for COVID-19. They just changed it significantly. On July 7, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)...

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