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Blogs (14)

Should You Demand an OSHA Warrant?

From OSHA Watch by Eric J. Conn

Perhaps the most common question I am asked about OSHA inspections is

Confined Space, Common Sense

From The Green Files by Michael Halliwell

As I write this, it’s October, which means that the new OSHA confined space standard,...

Beyond Compliance: Inspired by Confined Space Rules

From Hard Hat Geek by Robert Ikenberry

In the works since 1980, federal OSHA recently published new construction-specific co...

OSHA’s Full-Time Enforcement Policy for Temporary Workers

From OSHA Watch by Eric J. Conn

In April 2013, OSHA declared that protecting temporary workers would become a top pri...

Battling the Employer Blacklist

From OSHA Watch by Eric J. Conn

On July 13, 2014, President Obama executed Executive Order 1376: “Fair Pay and Safe W...

OSHA Missteps on SVEP

From OSHA Watch by Eric J. Conn

It’s been five years since OSHA launched its Severe Violator Enforcement Program, and...

Beware of Stepped-Up Reporting Rules

From OSHA Watch by Eric J. Conn

This month has brought an unwelcome announcement from the Occupational Safety and Hea...

Opening a Loophole for Stale Claims

From OSHA Watch by Eric J. Conn

On May 21, 2014, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) published a memo discussin...

Staying Safely on a Roll

From OSHA Watch by Eric J. Conn

Fall hazards are always among the top Occupa­tional Safety and Health Administration ...

Reporting Plan Makes a Bad Idea Worse

From Hard Hat Geek by Robert Ikenberry

Reading about the proposed requirement for companies to upload their OSHA 300 logs go...

Sick Over Illness/Injury Reporting Plan

From OSHA Watch by Eric J. Conn

Intrusive and burdensome are just two of the words we used in reporting...

Know Your Rights When OSHA Calls

From OSHA Watch by Eric J. Conn

I was recently asked an interesting question: “Employers often are told to know and e...

‘Competent Persons’ vs. Competence

From On the Contrary by Simon Hope

One of the eternal problems that our industry grapples with is defining the differenc...

When Safety Incentives Backfire

From Hard Hat Geek by Robert Ikenberry

When you try to foster safety by offering incentives, do you really get what you want...


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