Tag Archives: Inspections

It’s Official: OSHA Overstates Claims of Study on Inspections

(cross-posted from FreeEnterprise.com) Over in OSHA land, the agency is making a lot of noise over a recently published study that claims OSHA inspections save lives without costing jobs or other deleterious effects.  The study examined the impact of random inspections in California (a state with their own safety agency, not covered by federal OSHA) by comparing […]

OSHA Highlights Shift Toward Heavy Enforcement

While OSHA has traditionally sent letters of this nature to employers who exceed their industry averages for DART rates (rates of injuries and illnesses resulting in days away from work, restricted work activities or job transfers), this announcement coupled with recent speeches from the Secretary and OSHA personnel highlighting their emphasis on enforcement over compliance […]