OSHA PENALTIES

OSHA PENALTIES

OSHA recently announced their revised Penalty Structure for 2022.  OSHA has been authorized to adjust their penalties to reflect the annual increase to inflation on an annual basis.  It should be understood that for each classification of violation, the amount shown...
FREE OSHA INJURY TRACKER

FREE OSHA INJURY TRACKER

Who says OSHA doesn’t provide free assistance?  This tracking tool designed by OSHA simplifies your compliance requirement to report injury and illness data.  The OSHA website provides step by step instructions to report, upload information and print documents.  March...
LOCKOUT/TAGOUT – COSTLY REPEAT

LOCKOUT/TAGOUT – COSTLY REPEAT

OSHA recently cited a New Jersey manufacturer after a second amputation injury occurred on the same machine.  A maintenance mechanic lost two fingers while repairing a wrapper machine.  OSHA found that the company willfully failed to shut down and isolate energy to...
Environmental, Safety and … oh yeah… HEALTH?

Environmental, Safety and … oh yeah… HEALTH?

For thirty years, I have served as president of an environmental, health and safety organization, PTP Consulting, Inc.  We have served the regulated community in varied compliance areas:  General Safety in the workplace, Emergency Response, Hazardous Waste Management,...