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OSHA's Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards for 2014

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently announced their preliminary top 10 list for the most frequently cited workplace safety violations for 2014

The complete top 10 list of most frequently cited workplace safety violations for FY 2014 with examples of violations:

Topics: OSHA Top 10 Cited Standards

Electrical Safety Case Studies

The case studies that follow demonstrate how the lack of safety procedures and education can result in serious if not fatal injuries.

Topics: Electrical Safety Case Studies

Budgeting Tips for the Safety Department

If you are an Environmental, Health & Safety professional, you know how challenging it can be to plan and budget for the EHS program. Undoubtedly, you have also experienced the disappointment of budget shortfalls which limit much needed progress and improvements. Even though most companies feel that environmental, health and safety challenges are a top priority, they don't automatically budget accordingly.

Since all company departments are competing for a limited amount of budget dollars, it’s imperative the EHS budget is easy to read and understand, logically organized and most of all justifiable. The focus of this article will be EHS budget justification.

Topics: How to Increase the EHS Budget Safety Resources

OSHA Revises Reporting Rule for Worker Injuries

OSHA Revises Reporting Rule for Worker Injuries

On 9/11/2014, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced it has issued a final rule for new requirements regarding reporting severe injuries and fatalities. The new requirements will be going into effect 1/1/2015. 

Topics: Revised Injury and Illness Reporting Requirements News and Regulatory Alerts