A new legal precedent is being set by seeing workplace employers held criminally responsible for workplace negligence. Sometimes resulting in prison time in addition to increased fines
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released the National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries which includes the 10 deadliest jobs. Too many of these deaths are due to preventable falls.
Safety is crucial with the management of temporary employees. Employers must Understand the division of responsibility, the importance of a proper job description, and keeping a long term perspective on communication and follow up.
The Asbestos Institued recently released an infographic which breaks down the financial impact of violating safety policies.
A recent inspection of Xtreme Restoration & Waterproofing LLC resulted in fines for the company due to employees working without proper fall protection.