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By Guest Author On Friday, October 26th, 2018
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The Increasing Importance of Health and Safety: A 2018 Report

Health and safety have been necessary for workplaces from the get-go, but the real start of the industry and the government mandate of the practice only began during the Industrial Revolution. Work became both easier More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, April 26th, 2018
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Health and Safety: 5 Reasons an Online OSHA Training Course is Important

The OSHA, or Occupational Health and Safety Act, was established in 1970 to provide workers with the right to request a safe and healthy working environment, and for guidelines for businesses to follow to provide More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, April 5th, 2017
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Wells Fargo Ordered to Pay Whistleblower $5.4 Million

A federal regulator has ordered Wells Fargo to pay a whistleblower $5.4 million and restore the former employee’s job. The award is the largest to a single individual in the agency’s history. OSHA (Occupational More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, December 28th, 2016
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Foundry Industry Cries Foul, but Some Thrive

The metal casting industry of the United States is looking forward to the new year, according to its chief advocate, the American Foundry Society (AFS), whose President Jeff Cook said that, with the new administration More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, July 26th, 2016
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OSHA: Most Common Safety Violations Resulting in Injury or Death

The truth of the matter is that everyone must work and that some professions are simply more dangerous than others. Few who weren’t born into the lap of luxury can afford to sit back and refuse to work because More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, April 22nd, 2016
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Occupational Exposure to Zika Virus: OSHA, CDC issue guidelines

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) today issued new guidance and information for protecting workers from occupational exposure to Zika More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, September 24th, 2015
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Workplace Injury Law – What is it about?

There have been lots of instances in the past where employers were seriously injured while at work that drove them towards unemployment forever. The sad part of it all is that most of the people don’t complain More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, September 11th, 2015
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South Carolina abortion clinics, including Columbia Planned Parenthood, cited with several violations

Today, the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) notified abortion clinics in South Carolina of enforcement actions following an investigation and inspections. South Carolina/National Atlas “DHEC More...

By Guest Author On Friday, July 31st, 2015
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Workplace Injuries Worsen Economic Situations of Americans

Workplace injuries and illnesses have always been something the American worker has faced. Based on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, “the incidence rate of nonfatal occupation injury and illness cases More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, February 26th, 2015
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Oil Field Fails: Measures Underway to Keep Rig Workers Safe

Working in the oil and gas industry, mining, and other industries is dangerous. There’s just no two ways about it. Some jobs are inherently unsafe. Working on a rig in the middle of the ocean exposes workers to More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, September 30th, 2014
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Safer Fleets: OSHA and FMCSA Join Forces to Protect Truck Drivers

Trucker safety is always a concern, and it’s growing every year due to the shortage of truckers and increased demands being placed on existing drivers. Well, now, OSHA and the Department of Transportation’s More...


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