OSHA Enforcement Necessary To Protect Workers

For employees in Connecticut and across the United States, the threat of workplace accidents and injuries is all too real. Far too many workers face unsafe conditions on a daily basis. The former head of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration emphasized in testimony before a subcommittee of the House of Representatives that in order … Read moreOSHA Enforcement Necessary To Protect Workers

OSHA Provides Safety Tips For Snow Removal

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is more than familiar with the dangers that workers face when removing snow. The federal organization has investigated cases of people being suffocated in snow, falling from snow-covered roofs and having body parts amputated through contact with snow blowers. This is why outdoor workers in Connecticut should know about … Read moreOSHA Provides Safety Tips For Snow Removal

GAO Report Sees Need For Greater Meatpacking Oversight

Connecticut residents and other meatpacking employees may not have access to bathroom breaks or medical treatment for injuries or exposure to chemicals. The General Accountability Office is urging the federal government to make sure that such workers have the protection they need on the job. The issue relating to a lack of bathroom breaks was … Read moreGAO Report Sees Need For Greater Meatpacking Oversight

For 6 Years Running, Fall Protection Tops OSHA Violation List

Each year, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration releases a list of the most frequently cited workplace safety violations nationwide. Employees in Connecticut and other states who work in logistics, bulk transportation and other industries may be interested in knowing that fall protection leads the Top 10 Violations List for 2017 and has now done … Read moreFor 6 Years Running, Fall Protection Tops OSHA Violation List