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In a January 2018 press-release from the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), an Ohio roofing contractor has been cited for exposing their employees to unsafe work conditions including fall and other safety hazards. These hazards have levied penalties totaling a whopping $91,629. The cause for penalties included employees working without adequate fall […]

As of September 23rd, 2017, OSHA finalized their rule on Respirable Crystalline Silica within the workplace. According to the new OSHA Standard 29 CFR 1926.1153, employers and workplaces are now liable for the safety of their employees when respirable crystalline silica exposure risk is greater than 25 micrograms per cubic meter. This is all measured […]

California has the highest amount of seismic activity among almost all the states. A recent 3.6 magnitude earthquake hit Northwest Westwood, California shaking many homes and workplaces.  Although the damage was minor, it was a surefire wake-up call on the emergency preparedness of our state. In 1906, a catastrophic earthquake with a 7.8 magnitude hit […]

An article was published recently by the USDOL Occupational Safety and Health Administration stating that a railroad parts manufacturer was non-compliant of many regulations. Due to the outstanding violations, SanCast of Coshocton, Ohio, was cited for $235,000 in fines. According to OSHA, fall hazards are a leading cause of worker deaths and injuries. In the construction […]