Tag Archives: OSHA Fines

Ignore OSHA regulations: pay the price

I was reading a recent OSHA QuickTakes newsletter and the press releases about companies that received six figure OSHA citations.  What struck me was the seemingly complete ignoring of regulations.  Four contractors in New Jersey were cited for failing to … Continue reading

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Beware Disincentives

OSHA has made it clear that they do not like incentive programs that would discourage employees from reporting injuries.  For example, rewarding a department for a certain number of days without a recordable injury.  You don’t want to be the … Continue reading

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Large OSHA Penalties- Feb 2012

I was reading the Feb 15, 2012 OSHA QuickTakes and was struck by the listing of large penalties: $365,500 to Wal-Mart’s Rochester NY facility for repeat and serious safety and health hazards.  Some of the hazards identified were: fall hazards, … Continue reading

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What a Minnesota State Government Shutdown Might Mean to Safety and Environmental Concerns

Last week Governor Dayton submitted a recommendation of essential services to continue in the event of a government shutdown. Our understanding is that this is a recommendation only, and that an appointed judge or Special Master would make the final … Continue reading

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