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    OSHA Announces Penalty Increases for 2019

    Posted by Soules Insurance on Tue, Jan 22, 2019

    On Jan. 15, 2019, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced that the maximum penalties for violations of workplace health and safety requirements will increase in 2019.

    Continue reading for more information on the increase in maximum penalties.

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    Tags: OSHA, OSHA Violations, OSHA Compliance, OSHA Reporting, OSHA Electronic Reports, OSHA Electronic Reporting, OSHA Rules, Penalty Increase, OSHA Penalties

    How Safe Is Your Workplace? - Top 10 OSHA Violations 

    Posted by Soules Insurance on Fri, Jan 12, 2018

    Although every business has unique workplace hazards, many businesses also share common pain points that threaten employee safety and can lead to costly OSHA violations. OSHA recently released its 10 most frequently cited violations during its fiscal year 2017, which started in October 2016 and ended the following September.

    Continue reading for the 2017 list of OSHA’s most frequently cited violations.

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    Tags: OSHA Violations, OSHA Compliance, OSHA Recordkeeping, OSHA Reporting, Top OSHA Violations, Workplace Safety

    10 Most Frequent OSHA Violations for Construction Industry

    Posted by Soules Insurance on Mon, May 1, 2017

     


    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) keeps records not only of the most frequently cited standards overall, but also within particular industries. The most recent statistics from OSHA reveal the top standards cited in the fiscal year 2015 for the construction industry.

    This top 10 list comprises establishments engaged in the construction of buildings or engineering projects (e.g., highways and utility systems). Establishments primarily engaged in the preparation of sites for new construction and establishments primarily engaged in subdividing land for sale as building sites are also included in this sector.

    Listed below are the top 10 violations:

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    Tags: Construction, OSHA, OSHA Violations