The Ultimate Guide on OSHA Workplace Violence Standards

osha workplace violence standard

OSHA workplace violence standards require a place of employment to be “free from recognized hazards that are causing or are likely to cause death or serious physical harm” (OSHA)  This includes threats, verbal abuse, assault, and homicide involving employees, management, clients or visitors.  Employers are responsible for assessing worksites to identify the risk factors and […]

What are OSHA Scissor Lift Requirements?

osha scissor lift requirements

When it comes to OSHA compliance, the more dangerous a piece of equipment is to use, the more rules and regulations are attached to it. A substantial one to note are OSHA scissor lift requirements. With more rules and regulations, it becomes more difficult to be 100% compliant without overlooking a few things.  But, even […]

The Ultimate Guide on OSHA Welding Requirements

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With more than 80 different types of welding processes used across industries in the US and each carrying its own risks and potential hazards, it’s easy to see how sticking to all the OSHA welding requirements can be difficult for business owners.  But, putting in the time and effort to ensure OSHA compliance with safety […]

What Type of OSHA Inspection is Conducted When There’s an Immediate Death?

What Type of OSHA Inspection is Conducted When There's an Immediate Death?

As an employer, you’re responsible for providing a workplace free from recognized hazards, which complies with OSHA standards.  So, if an immediate death occurs at your workplace, OSHA has the authority to conduct an inspection.  The purpose of the inspection is to establish whether company violations of OSHA standards and regulations led to the fatality.   […]