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Initiatives to Address Workplace Fatigue

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- Fatigue in the workplace is a serious problem. Fatigued individuals are less productive, less focused, have more medical problems, are absent more often and are more likely to be involved in a job-related safety incident. Fatigue management can be a … continue reading >

Identifying OSHA Recordable Incidents

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- The Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act) generally requires covered employers to report workplace injuries and illnesses and prepare and maintain records of occupational injuries and illnesses. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is a part of the … continue reading >

OSHA Severe Violator Enforcement Program (SVEP)

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- The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) adopted the Severe Violator Enforcement Program (SVEP) in 2010 to do the following: Concentrate OSHA resources on inspecting employers who have demonstrated indifference to their Occupational Safety and Health … continue reading >

Calculating OSHA Injury and Illness Incidence Rates

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- Each year, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) collects work-related injury and illness data from employers. This data collection is called the OSHA Data Initiative (ODI). The data provided is used by OSHA to calculate establishment-specific injury and illness … continue reading >

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