Fit For Work Blog

Infographic: The True Costs of Occupational Safety

Published Jan 30, 2017 10:15:25 AM posted in OSHA, Infographic

Every year companies spend millions of dollars on OSHA penalties and billions on occupational injuries and illness costs. Thankfully prevention programs are able to cut these costs and save you money.

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What Impact Will the Trump Administration Have on OSHA Enforcement?

Published Jan 23, 2017 1:05:49 PM posted in OSHA

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Tips to Avoid Common OSHA Violations

Published Jan 12, 2017 1:00:00 PM posted in OSHA

With 2017 just beginning, it’s difficult to foresee what changes will occur at OSHA given the incoming Trump administration.

They will likely center around similar topics over the past two years, perhaps involve fewer inspections and citations, or focus more on employer assistance programs such as OSHA Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP), Star, Merit, and Small Business Assistance programs.

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OSHA Update: Walking-Working Surfaces and Personal Protective Equipment

Published Dec 20, 2016 1:00:00 PM posted in OSHA

What you need to know about OSHA's final rule on updating walking-working  surfaces standards and personal fall protection systems requirements. 

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OSHA Top 10 Safety Compliance Standards

Published Nov 22, 2016 1:36:59 PM posted in Slips and Falls, OSHA

When considering OSHA regulations, it’s helpful to know the top 10 standards for compliance. Here’s a quick cheat sheet that provides a fast overview:

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Are You a Bull, a Gambler, or an Ostrich?

Published Nov 8, 2016 3:43:52 PM posted in OSHA, Safety

Safety, like all organizational priorities, must be planned. This is a legal expectation for employers and is codified into law under the OSH Act or Occupational Health and Safety law.

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Infographic: How Will OSHA's Updates Change Safety Reporting?

Published Aug 24, 2016 12:45:10 PM posted in OSHA, Infographic

New federal requirements helping prevent workplace injuries and illnesses were released on August 10, 2016. 

Download our printable infographic chart to find out what this means for you. 

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The Dangers of Injury-Reporting Retaliation

Published Aug 18, 2016 10:45:01 AM posted in Injury Reporting, OSHA

At some workplaces, employees are anxious about reporting injuries or illnesses related to the jobs, because they fear there might be retaliation. That can come in many forms, from overt changes to shifting treatment overall.

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Injury Prevention & OSHA Reporting Rules

Published Aug 9, 2016 10:30:50 AM posted in Injury Prevention, OSHA

Recently, OSHA noted that electronic reporting will be mandatory for many companies next year, and that employers will be expected to file regular reports instead of providing information upon request.

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