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Understanding OSHA's general duty clause

Often referred to as the general duty clause, Section 5(a)(1) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act, requires that employers provide “a place of employment which is free from recognized hazards that are causing or are likely to cause death or serious physical harm…” It’s only used where there is no standard for a particular hazard and citations must be serious and/or willful violations. 778 more words

U.S. Department of Labor Cites Chemical Manufacturer for Exposing Workers To Fire and Burn Hazards at Georgia Worksite

April 25, 2019

U.S. Department of Labor Cites Chemical Manufacturer for Exposing
Workers To Fire and Burn Hazards at Georgia Worksite

Read more at…OSHA News Release http://bit.ly/2IUShS1

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U.S. Department of Labor Cites Georgia Preparatory College For Exposing Employees to Trenching Hazards

April 25, 2019

U.S. Department of Labor Cites Georgia Preparatory College
For Exposing Employees to Trenching Hazards

Read more at…OSHA News Release http://bit.ly/2XNLQEB

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This photo was taken at the SAC Air & Space Museum near Ashland, NE. I jazzed it up a bit, as the plane sits inside a huge hangar with busy backgrounds and low lighting. 92 more words

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Learn fall protection and prevention! Attend a BWC stand-down event

By Erik Harden, BWC Public Information Officer

In 2017, there were 971 construction fatalities nationwide; 366 of them resulted from falls from elevation.

Additionally, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) again lists fall protection in construction as its… 400 more words

Ohio Bureau Of Workers' Compensation

Minnesota OSHA To Investigate Officer’s Death

PINE CITY, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the death of a conservation officer on a Pine County lake last weekend. 137 more words

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