Confused about employee training requirements? All of the requirements can be found in a recently updated OSHA guidance document.
A new OSHA fact sheet details how employers can protect agricultural workers on all-terrain vehicles.
Employers should take steps to maintain emergency eyewash stations to ensure water does not become contaminated, OSHA states in an updated resource.
Notable proposed fines
$207,600 to a metal stamping facility in Wisconsin for guarding, lockout/tagout and reporting violations after an employee’s finger was amputated on a spot-welding machine
$162,400 to a steel manufacturer following several violations at its Ohio facilities, including falls, improper chemical labeling and a lack of protective equipment
$156,800 to a Louisiana trucking company for fall protection, noise, respiratory, silica and training violations
$63,000 to a Wisconsin packaging plant for allegedly exposing workers to machine hazards, stemming from an inspection prompted by an employee injury complaint
$60,000 to an Ohio traffic control sign manufacturer for guarding and lockout/tagout violations related to the amputation of an employee’s hand
$48,900 to a plastics facility in Ohio for personal protective equipment, lockout/tagout, fall and housekeeping violations found after an employee suffered burns to his face, eyes and hands while cleaning a mold in a press
Happening this week
Aug. 10 – Deadline to request to speak at a Sept. 2 MACOSH meeting