Safety Fraud Results in 6.5 Year Prison Sentence for Former Safety Manager

Black Friday Strikes Mean Hope for Wal-Mart Worker Safety

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As people brave the streets in search of slightly discounted products to indebt themselves over this Black Friday, it is interesting to note that this year’s Black Friday actually marks a potential improvement in worker safety and health for the associates of Wal-Mart Stores. Wal-Mart associates have historically been the worst-treated retail associates and have [...]

OSHA Cites Correctional Facility for Unsafe Work Conditions

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OSHA has cited The GEO Group Inc. with six safety and health violations within its Meridian, Mississippi correctional facility, which houses 1,318 inmates in low, medium, and high security environments. Items that were included in the list of citations included failure to maintain training and staffing of correctional officers, failure to fix malfunctioning door locks [...]

Wichita Area Builders Association Claims OSHA is Killing the Construction Industry

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The Wichita Area Builders Association isn’t too happy with OSHA regulations and fines. To be more specific, the increased enforcement of regulations in the construction industry has meant higher fines that they claim are ruining smaller businesses. This has particularly affected roofing contractors, where violations in fall protection are easily visible without formal inspections required, [...]

California OSHA Reminds Employers To Post Summary of Workplace Illnesses and Injuries

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Department of Industrial Relations in California would like to remind all employers that Form 300A, which documents the summary of all work-related injuries and illnesses occurring during the previous year, must be posted for employee review from February 1st through April 30th. The form includes information on workplace injuries, [...]