Tag Archives: Violations

Top Ten Violations in 2018

TOP TEN Violations in 2018 1 – Fall Protection 2 – Hazard Communication 3 – Scaffolding 4 – Respiratory Protection 5 – Lockout/Tagout 6 – Ladders 7 -Powered Industrial Trucks 8 – Fall Protection – Training Requirements 9 – Machine … Continue reading

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OSHA Increases Penalties in 2019

OSHA has announced the increase of the Penalties for 2019. OSHA’s civil penalties amounts for violations of workplace safety and health standards will increase in 2019 to adjust for inflation. The adjusted maximum penalty amounts will take effect upon publication … Continue reading

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What’s wrong in this Picture?

Performing my overhead crane inspection, this is what I found. What do you think about this mousing of the shackle?

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What’s wrong with this Picture?

While working at the beach I stopped to observe the crane operator. But my attention immediately went to the men on the side of the building. Setting trusses, I watched the crane operator making a blind pick. No signaler. The … Continue reading

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More ‘Impactful” Inspections in 2016

OSHA is changing the way it approaches inspections. As of Oct. 1, the agency will move away from tallying the number of inspections it conducts in an attempt to emphasize quality over quantity. OSHA administrator David Michaels said during the … Continue reading

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Workplace Safety Violation Fines

Workplace safety violations will trigger stiffer fines. The recent budget law contains a little-noticed provision that jacks up the penalties imposed by OSHA… Occupational Safety and Health Admin by up to 80%. Employers and labor groups were surprised by the … Continue reading

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OSHA Fines

OSHA highlights recent fine levied against employers for safety and health violations. If you want to keep up with penalties greater than $40,000 that federal OSHA has issued in each state since January 1. Go to http://www.osha.gov/topcases/bystate.html

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