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So you got something to say about your employer but you want to keep it anonymous and easy?
OSHA is now making it easier for employees to file complaints about their employer by providing an online form for whistleblowers who feel they have been treated unfairly, or that there is an unsafe condition at work.
Currently, complaints can only be made to OSHA by calling a number or by mailing in a complaint form.
Read all about the new OSHA online form here.
The December 1 deadline to train your staff in the new OSHA hazard communication standard has passed, and we hope you hope you have already introduced your workers to the new pictograms and Safety Data Sheet format.
If not, we have the perfect solution if you’re still up in the air about what to do. In a new 90-minute program, expert speakers Marge McFarlane and Paul Penn will explain what staff need to know to be safe and to implement the GHS changes. Plus they will answer your questions in a live question and answer session.
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It must be 2013.
While OSHA struggles with a shortage of inspectors, and can’t seem to get out to inspect all of the healthcare workplaces to help protect the millions of workers who put themselves in harm’s way every day to help Americans get healthy, it’s nice to see the agency is looking out for the retail workers.
OSHA just released a list of tips designed to help retailers prevent their workers from getting trampled by the crowds on Black Friday after their Thanksgiving turkey, like what happened in 2008 when a Wal-Mart worker was killed by a crowd that rushed in when the doors were opened.
Check out the list below:
OSHA recently released its list of the Top Ten most-cited workplace violations, and as you probably expected, fall protection is at the top of the list, followed by hazard communication, scaffolding, and respiratory protection.
For the entire list, check out this link: