Tag: OSHA

Maintain Proper Electrical Panel Clearances

Electrical panel clearances: Electrical panels can be found in just about every business. However, because they are not typically out in the open or inspected daily, it’s easy to overlook electrical panels and the potential risks associated with them. Download the PDF version This Risk Insights is not intended to be exhaustive nor should any […]

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OSHA Recordkeeping Forms

The Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act) requires covered employers to prepare and maintain records of certain occupational injuries and illnesses. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is responsible for administering the recordkeeping forms and the system established by the OSH Act. Download the PDF version This Compliance Overview is not intended to […]

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OSHA Reveals Whistleblower Complaint Increase in the Midst of COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues on, employee health and safety remains a top priority. Specifically, a key topic of concern has been whether those workers who filed a whistleblower complaint (potential violations, for example a lack of social distancing or inadequate personal protective equipment) are being properly protected from employer retaliation. Download PDF version This […]

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OSHA FAQs: OSHA Electronic Reporting Requirement

In 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a final rule regarding OSHA electronic reporting, requiring certain employers to electronically submit data from their work-related injury records to OSHA. The final rule also solidified employee anti-retaliation protections for reporting work-related injuries and illnesses. Download the PDF version This Compliance Overview is not intended […]

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Preparing for an OSHA Visit

Are you preparing for an OSHA visit? Use the guidelines below to help prepare for an OSHA inspection. What triggers an OSHA inspection? An OSHA inspection can be triggered by any of the following: Planned inspection Complaint National/local emphasis program (e.g., lead, amputations) Site-specific targeting program (high incident rate sites) Follow-up on a previous inspection […]

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