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Emphasis placed on musculoskeletal disorders, bloodborne pathogens, workplace violence, tuberculosis, and slips/trips/falls WASHINGTON — Targeting some of the most common causes of workplace injury and illness in the healthcare industry, OSHA announced the agency is expanding its use of enforcement … Continue reading

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Employee conducting risk assessment stabbed to death OSHA cited Integra Health Management of Owings Mills, Maryland, with two violations following an incident in December 2012 in which a service coordinator was fatally stabbed by a patient in front of the … Continue reading

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Employee reported workplace violence The U.S. Department of Labor has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, Fort Myers Division, against Duane Thomas Marine Construction LLC and owner Duane Thomas for terminating an … Continue reading

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by Dwayne Towles Is An Injury Received as a Result of Horseplay an OSHA Recordable? Scenario:  Two of your supervisors completed their work for the day and entered the change trailer to change clothes and proceed home.  There was some … Continue reading

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Workplace violence has emerged as an occupational safety issue in many industries, especially in the late-night retail industry. However, employers can develop practical, effective strategies to protect their employees from serious risk and provide a safe, healthful working environment by … Continue reading

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Warehouse and Retail Injuries and Deaths by the Numbers Working in a warehouse or retail outlet is generally perceived as being relatively safe and statistics mostly support that perception. Despite the low rates however, the absolute number of injuries/illnesses resulting … Continue reading

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