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Safety Responsibilities on a Multi-Employer Project: Some Examples

Published Jun 12, 2018 1:00:00 PM posted in Safety, Workplace Hazards, OSHA

In deciding whether to cite an employer for safety violations, OSHA uses a two-step process:

  1. What is the status of the employer in the case—Creating, Exposing, Correcting, or Controlling?
  2. Given the different responsibilities of each employer type in a multi-employer project, did the employer meet those responsibilities?
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How to Communicate with Employees About Hazards

Published Nov 3, 2016 1:40:52 PM posted in Injury Prevention, Workplace Hazards

At some organizations, telling a group of employees that you’re about to talk about safety is like announcing the rest of the meeting will be in Swahili. You’d get that same reaction of people settling back into chairs, ready to stare off into space, and just wait for the end.

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