OSHA sets safety program as number one priority
- Workplace safety plan draws critics. Greczyn, Mary // Waste News;01/18/99, Vol. 4 Issue 36, p5
Reports on the criticism of business groups on United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) draft proposal for workplace safety plans. Reduction of workplace injuries and deaths; Business groups' plan to take a legal action against OSHA; Background on the proposal.
- OSHA Record-Keeping and Posting Requirements. Flatow, Stuart // Journal of Environmental Health;Apr2000, Vol. 62 Issue 8, p37
Offers ideas on how employers and managers should deal with the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration's record-keeping and posting regulations. Documentation of safety and compliance efforts; Required posting information about workplace safety and health; Information to...
- In comfort or violation? McManus, Melanie // Credit Union Management;Sep97, Vol. 20 Issue 9, p46
Presents credit union executives' reactions to the potential implications of the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration's ergonomic ruling. Need to emphasize training employees to understand what ergonomics is and what its implications to them; Act's potential to open up lawsuits...
- Good faith is the best way to do business with OSHA. Schulz, Gene Church // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News;06/01/98, Vol. 204 Issue 5, p3
Discusses ways of doing business with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Inspection of worksites due to various factors including complaints or random selections; Importance of employers' showing good faith effort with OSHA inspections; Advantage of producing records...
- Are you ready to show OSHA confined-space entry permits? Bas, Ed // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News;2/28/94, Vol. 191 Issue 9, p1
Explains the Occupational Safety and Health Administration requirements for confined-space workplaces. Categories of confined spaces; Permit-required confined space; Access of rescue teams.
- OSHA offers reduced penalties for `Quick Fix.' // IIE Solutions;Oct96, Vol. 28 Issue 10, p8
States that employers who correct workplace safety and health hazards during an inspection by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), is entitled to a 15 percent penalty reduction through OSHA's `Quick Fix' abatement incentive program. What the program entails; What reductions...
- Meeting the guidelines for permit-required confined spaces. Sawnor, Marcia // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News;12/5/94, Vol. 193 Issue 14, p42
Presents guidelines for complying with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's permit-required confined spaces in workplaces. Criteria for the definition of permit-required confined spaces; Hazards posed by confined spaces.
- Unannounced inspections. Miller, William H. // Industry Week/IW;05/17/99, Vol. 248 Issue 10, p10
Focuses on unannounced inspections to be conducted by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in companies in the United States. Average national lost-workday rate; Information on OSHA's Cooperative Compliance Program (CCP); Supports of the Clinton Administration on the Hazard...
- OSHA's Approach Today. // Professional Safety;Dec2010, Vol. 55 Issue 12, p40
The article focuses on key points which indicate the need for vigilance in handling Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) inspections which include penalty for workplaces that allow unsafe conditions, publicizing the names of violators and accurate enforcement in the U.S.