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Complying with New EEO-1 and OSHA Requirements

[Source: Bob Evnen & Kelly Ekler, Woods & Aitken LLC, 11.2016 | Keywords: OSHA, EEO-1 Reporting, Safety] Dealers across the country will be updating their internal practices in the next month to comply with new requirements imposed under anti-discrimination and workplace safety laws. The changes in workplace safety rules stem from a 273-page Final Rule… Read More »

Quick Facility Test – OSHA Inspection

[2013 | Keywords: Regulatory Compliance, OSHA] According to Ralph Nader (consumer advocate) there are no such things as “accidents.” Every “incident” can be traced back to a cause. I’m not sure whether I agree with Ralph entirely, but he does make a good point. Looking around your plant, warehouse or office, how many “incidents” do… Read More »

OSHA Injury and Illness Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements

[2013 | Keywords: Regulatory Compliance, OSHA] Under the OSHA Recordkeeping regulation (29 CFR 1904), covered employers are required to prepare and maintain records of serious occupational injuries and illnesses, using the OSHA 300 Log. This information is important for employers, workers and OSHA in evaluating the safety of a workplace, understanding industry hazards, and implementing… Read More »

OSHA Requirements That Apply to Most General Industry Employers

[2013 | Keywords: Regulatory Compliance, OSHA] The following are selected OSHA requirements that apply to many general industry employers. Hazard Communication Standard. This standard is designed to ensure that employers and employees know about hazardous chemicals in the workplace and how to protect themselves. Employers with employees who may be exposed to hazardous chemicals in… Read More »

OSHA Requirements That May Apply to Your Workplace

[2013 | Keywords: Regulatory Compliance, OSHA] In addition to the OSHA requirements covered in Steps 1, a number of other OSHA standards may apply to your workplace. The following checklist can help you identify other key OSHA standards that may apply and point you to information to help you comply with those standards. 1) If… Read More »

What Do You Do When OSHA Comes to Visit?

[2013 | Keywords: Regulatory Compliance, OSHA] We have had a few clients call recently because OSHA is there visiting, had just stopped by to visit, or will be returning in the next few days to visit when the manager is back in town. Many reasons for the visits were due to a random selection, but… Read More »