Category Archives: OSHA

A Year of Change – Increasing Penalties and More

One thing we already know about 2016– this year will bring changes in many of the “numbers” we are accustomed to in the world of employment law: the OSHA penalties are likely to significantly increase, the salary level for exempt … Continue reading

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Is Your Company Complying with the New OSHA Reporting Requirements?

Employers under federal OSHA’s jurisdiction are now required to report all work-related fatalities within 8 hours and all in-patient hospitalizations, amputations, and losses of an eye within 24 hours of finding about the incident. Companies can call the nearest area … Continue reading

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Yet Another Reason to Prohibit Texting While Driving

If there wasn’t reason enough to ensure that employees refrain from texting while driving so that they do not endanger themselves or others, OSHA has reminded employers that the employer has a legal responsibility to prohibit texting while driving. “It … Continue reading

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The OSHA Legal Update at the Employment Toolkit Seminar

I recently gave the OSHA Legal Update at the Employment Toolkit Seminar sponsored by Snell. It was a fantastic turnout and, as always, it was great to engage with the audience over breakfast.  We covered a lot of topics, but … Continue reading

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Occupational Safety and Health Law Committee, 2013 Midwinter Meeting

I attended the the American Bar Association Midwinter Meeting in Laguna Beach, California sponsored by the Occupational Safety and Health Law Committee. It was my first time attending this conference, and it was well worth it. We had a packed … Continue reading

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