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Miami-Dade Pushes Proposed Heat Standards Wed, Oct 25, 2023 This summer, the nation has been experiencing record heat from coast to coast and Miami-Dade officials have recognized how hazardous the high temperatures are for outdoor workers. However, their proposed solution could, in many ways, do more harm tha... Read More

Slope and Design as Defined by OSHA Sun, Jun 18, 2023 Kevin Lindley, Safety Consultant, FRSA Self Insurers FundMany articles written about fall protection discuss the slope of the roof and occasionally the width of the building when determining what type of fall protection can be used. A ... Read More

New OSHA Policy Offers Protections to Immigrant Workers Mon, Jun 12, 2023 Trent Cotney, Adams and Reese LLP When undocumented workers witness workplace safety issues, they may be hesitant to speak up. After all, if they sound the alarm and draw attention to themselves, they could be subject to deportation, ... Read More

No OSHA Penalty Increases in 2023 Wed, Mar 29, 2023 FRM The Senate decided not to impose the quadruple financial penalties passed by the House of Representatives in August 2022, that would have raised the maximum penalty to $700,000 per alleged violation. This is good news for con... Read More

Big Changes from OSHA in 2022 - July 2022 Wed, Jul 06, 2022 Are you aware that OSHA has increased their citations for the 2022 calendar year by $849 per violation over last year’s penalty amount? And, for a willful and repeat violation, OSHA has increased their maximum penalty amount by $8,495 over the 2021 r... Read More

Should Florida Move to a State-Run OSHA Plan? - February 2022 Sat, Feb 26, 2022 Over the last few months, with the increase in vaccine mandates and the OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard for COVID-19, many elected officials, including Governor Ron DeSantis, have suggested forming a Florida State OSHA plan rather than the current ... Read More

New Year - Safety Minded - February 2022 Sun, Feb 20, 2022 There is always so much going on at the beginning of a new year, that it can be difficult to make sure you cover all your bases. Read More