As of January 1, 2015: All employers* must report: All work-related fatalities within 8 hours Within 24 hours, all work-related: Inpatient hospitalizations Amputations Losses of an eye How to Report Incident Call 1-800-321-OSHA (6742) Call your nearest OSHA area office, during normal business hours ( Beginning Jan. 1, 2015, there is a change to what […]

California Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday signed into law a new bill that will hold companies accountable for labor abuses by temp agencies and subcontractors they use. Labor officials have increasingly expressed concern about the rapid growth of the temporary staffing industry since the recession. The growing reliance on temp work has led to complaints […]

Even with the 7 million workplaces it covers each year, OSHA will likely find its way to your location. Plan for an inspection Make sure you have three key items in place prior to the arrival of the OSHA compliance officer: A determination if you will ask for a warrant A form to document what […]

The death of a construction worker who fell 45 feet while performing repairs on a Philadelphia church roof in June has led to 10 safety violation citations, including three willful citations, against James J. McCullagh Roofing Co. in Jenkintown. The U.S. Labor Department’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited the company with failure to provide […]