By James L. Curtis and Craig B. Simonsen
OSHA recently announced its Campaign to Prevent Heat Illness in Outdoor Workers to remind employers and employees of the hazards of heat illness.
As OSHA states “thousands of employees become sick each year and many die from working in the heat. In 2012, there were 31 heat-related worker deaths and 4,120 heat-related … Continue Reading
By Mark A. Lies II, Kerry M. Mohan, and Ilana R. Morady
Unfortunately, accidents happen at work. No matter how thorough an employer’s training program may be and how much personal protective equipment an employer requires, employees still get injured.
Because injuries happen at work, OSHA requires employers to make first aid and medical services available to their … Continue Reading
By Meagan Newman
We let OSHA inspect because we have to, right? Actually, no—we do not always have to let them inspect.
This is a question that comes up quite a bit with employers, both the kind that see OSHA inspectors frequently and those that have never had the pleasure. The answer, that we do not always have to let … Continue Reading