OSHA is seeking comments on a potential standard to prevent workplace violence in healthcare and social assistance settings. The agency will hold a public meeting Jan. 10.
New rule on Walking-Working Surfaces and Personal Fall Protection Systems will keep workers safer and provide greater flexibility for employers in General Industry.
Learn how a strong workplace safety and health program can prevent injuries and illnesses and make businesses more sustainable.
Workers have the right to be safe on the job and to speak up if they are concerned about hazardous conditions. Contact OSHA to learn more or to ask for an inspection.
All employers must notify OSHA when an employee is killed on the job or suffers a work-related hospitalization, amputation, or loss of an eye. Know the deadlines and required reporting procedures.
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10/23/2014 Illinois: Temporary worker killed in fall from third floor loading platform.
4/17/2014 Florida. Temporary worker killed in fall from sanitation truck.
3/12/2014 Arkansas: Temporary worker killed in fall from rooftop.
12/7/2013 Illinois: Temporary worker died after forklift he was operating fell between truck and dock.
12/4/2013 New Jersey: Temporary worker died in fall after being caught in a sorter.
More than 4,500 workers die on the job each year. OSHA's mission is to prevent workplace deaths, injuries and illnesses.