Research, Software

How to Take Advantage of OSHA’s ‘Employee Misconduct’ Defense

November 22, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Many times, when employers receive an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) citation—if not most times—they claim it wasn’t their fault, but rather the employee did something stupid. OSHA recognizes such a defense, called the “employee misconduct” defense. It is […]

Methods & techniques, Workplace wellness

Workplace injuries may drive rise in overdose deaths and suicides

August 5, 2019

Via: HR Dive

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) publishes a yearly list of the top 10 most frequent workplace safety violations. “[I]f all employers simply corrected the top 10 hazards, we are confident the number of deaths, amputations and hospitalizations would […]

Research, Software

Indoor Air Quality and Worker Health

December 5, 2018

Via: HR Hero

Many organizations have wellness programs aimed at getting their employees healthy. But what about the air at work? Today we are going to take a detailed look at how indoor air quality is regulated. The federal government has long recognized […]


The New OSHA rule effective January 1, 2017 hits big companies first

December 12, 2016

Via: Omega HR Solutions

On May 25, 2016 I published a blog post called OSHA establishes publication rules to “nudge” employers. Well the time has come for that rule to be effective. On January 1, 2017 the “nudging” becomes a big push. Are you […]


OSHA Reporting Changes. What You Need to Know

October 4, 2016

Via: Jeremy Corkwell

Starting with January 1st, 2017, a new rule from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will take effect. This works as an addition to the May 2016 rule that requires certain employers to electronically submit injury and illness data […]