Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, employers are responsible for providing safe and healthful workplaces for their employees. The Occupational Health and Safety Administration's (OSHA) role is to ensure these safe conditions for America's working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and providing training, education and assistance.
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With its new, controversial recordkeeping rule for injuries and illnesses, OSHA is capitalizing on the power of transparency. It’s correct to say that public scrutiny is sometimes the kick that companies need in order to improve, but will the...
The Center for Progressive Reform has released a first-of-its-kind database, cataloging state criminal prosecutions against companies and individuals whose actions caused a worker's death or serious injury.
A Chicago manufacturer of rigid metal, plastic and hybrid containers faces $503,380 in proposed penalties after OSHA inspectors responded to four separate reports of workers suffering injuries at the facility.