Below is a quick selection of some notable safety-related news headlines for the month of AUGUST 2019:
New Brochure Spotlights OSHA On-Site Consultation Program (Safety+Health)
According to OSHA, an onsite consultation offers small employers confidential workplace safety and health services, assistance with finding and fixing hazards, advice on complying with OSHA standards, and help with establishing and improving safety and health programs and training workers.
OSHA Cites UPS for ‘Excessive Heat’ Exposure After NBC Investigation (NBC News)
UPS, the world’s largest delivery company, is being cited by federal regulators for exposing its drivers to “excessive heat” for the first time in years, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced Tuesday.
OSHA Steps Up Use of Drones for Inspections (EHS Today)
OSHA is stepping up its use of drones to inspect worksites. As it does so, the practice places employers in an uncomfortable position between the proverbial rock and a hard place.
OSHA Warns Fines Must be Paid or You (Individually) May Face “18 and Life” (OH&S)
Ever wonder what the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) would do if an employer refused to pay a fine? We just found out, and it’s not just the employer that needs to be concerned.