30 Jan, 2020

Electricity-Friend or Foe.

By |2020-01-30T15:20:24-07:00January 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Electricity is all around us.  It is in our homes and offices and places of work.  Electricity is a great tool for making our personal and working lives more convenient, improve work efficiency and more comfortable.  But, like anything that can help us it can hurt us as well.  So, a few basic safety practices [...]

24 Jan, 2020

What is an OSHA repeat violation?

By |2020-01-24T10:13:04-07:00January 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A repeat OSHA violation exists where an employer has been previously cited for a substantially similar unsafe condition. Plus, the citation has become a final order of the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission or the final abatement date of the previous citation, whichever is later. (OSHA Letter of Interpretation. March 18, 1998.) Have more [...]

14 Jan, 2020

Employer beware: OSHA Repeat Violations.

By |2020-01-14T09:22:55-07:00January 14th, 2020|Employer OSHA Compliance, OSHA Enforcement|0 Comments

Employer Beware: OSHA Repeat Violations. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) can look back 3 years of a business’s citation history to determine whether a “repeat” violation condition exists.  (The OSHA statute does not, in fact, state a time limitation, rather, OSHA has settled on a policy to look back only three years. Letter [...]

2 Jan, 2020

Dealing with OSHA Citations

By |2020-01-02T16:47:54-07:00January 2nd, 2020|Employer OSHA Compliance, OSHA Enforcement|0 Comments

Dealing with OSHA Citations The Occupational Safety Health Administration (OSHA) is a federal agency designed to provide safety information, safety training suggestions, and safety programs.  The focus of OSHA is assisting employers to provide a safe workplace free of hazards to employees.  OSHA also has an enforcement function.  If an employer is allowing a noncomplying [...]