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Labor

OSHA Proposes $366,300 in Fines for St Louis Cold Drawn

The United States Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has

cited St. Louis Cold Drawn for thirty one safety and health violations, including two willful

violations, seven repeated violations, and twenty two serious violations. They come in response

to an inspection of a worksite in St. Louis, MO in September of 2015. This inspection was

initiated […]

OSHA Releases Statement Relating to Storm Cleanup

In response to the recent storms which blew through Texas and the Southeast, OSHA has

released a statement to recover workers, volunteers, and the general public during the storm

cleanup process. And while this statement is specifically released to residents of Texas,

Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee, and Georgia, the basic principles would apply to all storm

cleanup operations around […]

Maintaining Lockout Tagout Procedures and Policies

Lockout tagout is one of the most difficult areas of occupational safety and health for which to

create appropriate policies and procedures and to properly maintain, long term. The creation of

lockout tagout policies and procedures is so difficult because they are governed by OSHA

Standard 1910.147, which is famously difficult to understand and, at times, feels […]

OSHA Proposes $162,000 in Fines for Don Bosco LLC

The United States Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has

cited Don Bosco, LLC for nine safety and health violations, comprised of two willful and seven

serious safety and health violations. They come in response to an inspection of a worksite in

Batavia, Ill in August of 2015. This inspection was initiated after the company […]

OSHA Renews Alliance to Protect Roadway Construction Workers

The United States Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has

renewed its alliance with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and Roadway

Work Zone Safety and Health Partners in an effort to keep workers in roadway construction

work zones safe from injuries, illnesses, and fatalities. This is a five year alliance which focuses

on […]

Creating Lockout Tagout Procedures and Policies

Lockout tagout is one of the most difficult areas of occupational safety and health to properly

manage for most companies. And while there are many reasons for this, for many the issues

begin when trying to create comprehensive lockout tagout procedures and policies. These

procedures are difficult to properly establish and implement due to the complexity of […]

OSHA Proposes $133,000 in Fines for I-80 Equipment

The United States Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has

cited I-80 Equipment LLC for thirty three serious safety and health violations. They come in

response to an inspection of a worksite in Colona, Ill in June of 2015. This inspection was

initiated in response to a complaint filed alleging unsafe working condutions. The citations […]

Third Party Occupational Safety and Health Audits

When creating complete and comprehensive occupational safety and health policies and

procedures, it is important to include some kind of third party auditing schedule within them.

Third party audits help to ensure your policies and procedures remain effective and accurate as

your company grows and changes. It also helps to ensure that any changes to the industry […]

Updating Lockout Tagout Procedures and Policies

Most in the occupational safety and health industry would agree that lockout tagout is among the

most difficult areas of occupational safety and health to establish policies and procedures for and

among the most difficult areas to monitor and maintain over the long run. To understand the

difficulties associated with lockout tagout, you need to understand the […]

New Tool to Prevent Workplace Violence in Healthcare

The United States Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has

recently published updates to its Guidelines for Preventing Workplace Violence for Healthcare

and Social Service Workers. To help in protecting healthcare workers from workplace violence,

and as a follow up to this update, OSHA recently released a new webpage which will be a part of

the […]