Environmental Health and Safety

OSHA Compliance Checklist

The US Department of Labor’s penalties for serious posting requirements, other-than-serious posting requirements, failure to abate, and willful or repeated OSHA violations will increase affective January 15, 2021, reaching as high as $13,653 per first time violation.  The most recent memorandum from the Regional Administrators states that the increased penalty plan is to incentive employers …

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Good Faith Efforts

OSHA Good Faith Efforts During a Pandemic

OSHA continues to modify procedures to adapt during the ongoing pandemic.  It’s emphasis has remained focused on the employer’s responsibility to ensure employee safety in the workplace. This past April, the OSHA Directorate of Enforcement Programs issued a memorandum, which described how OSHA directs their inspection teams for enforcement of various standards during the pandemic. …

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