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OSHA Puts Fall Prevention in Spotlight This Week

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) National Fall Prevention Safety Stand-Down runs from May 7-11. It encourages companies and workers to take a break and pause during the workday for discussions, demonstrations and training in preventing falls, which are … Continue reading

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Court: Ignorance of OSHA Rules is Not a Valid Defense

A federal appeals court has ruled that citations issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) are valid even if the offender claims ignorance of the regulations. The case involved a workplace fatality from a fall through a skylight. … Continue reading

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