Are You Prepared for a Visit from OSHA?
The importance of conducting proper investigations into workplace accidents has taken on added significance given the rise in industrial accidents and increasingly zealous enforcement of workplace safety laws by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). But the key to a proper investigation — or avoiding the accident in the first place — is having an effective safety and health program in place to protect your employees. Implementing the following best practices will help you avoid the costs of workplace injuries, including decreased productivity and lost efficiency, while putting you in the best position to defend your company’s interests against OSHA enforcement actions and citations.
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