OSHA Penalties Got a Major Increase This Summer


Starting in August, the Department of Labor increased the maximum penalties for violations of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Citations issued by OSHA on or after the date of August 1st, 2016 are subject to the new penalties, provided that the cited violations occurred after November 2, 2015. Additionally, OSHA penalties will adjust […]

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Three Practices of Mismanagement that Lead to an Increase of Workplace Injury

Mismanagement in the workplace can come about for many reasons, and often leads to an increase in workplace accidents. Negligence in the workplace can be caused by: Ignorance of Safety Regulations – Federal regulations are created to govern workplace healthy and safety. An employer’s failure to comply with these regulations can lead to a hazardous […]

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