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Electronic Submittal of OSHA Logs – Coming Soon to a Computer Near You

OSHA published its newest standard today – a requirement for employers to electronically submit injury data to OSHA. OSHA plans to publish that data on its website. The important details Establishments with 250 or more employees will be required to … Continue reading

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A visit from OSHA can save you money? Maybe.

A study by the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries found that OSHA enforcement inspections and consultation visits could be linked to lower workers compensation costs and injury rates, according to an article in a recent OSHA Update. The … Continue reading

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Document, document, document

Two of our clients have had OSHA inspections recently–one was a programmed one from enforcement and one was a consultation visit.  Overall both went quite well.  Both inspectors mentioned documentation, repeatedly. Since OSHA is not at your site day after … Continue reading

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OSHA’s Local Emphasis Programs

OSHA lists their local emphasis programs on their enforcement website.    These are the areas of focus for each region.  Minnesota and Wisconsin are part of Region V.  The emphasis areas for our region are: powered industrial vehicles, building renovation/rehabilitation, primary … Continue reading

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What a Minnesota State Government Shutdown Might Mean to Safety and Environmental Concerns

Last week Governor Dayton submitted a recommendation of essential services to continue in the event of a government shutdown. Our understanding is that this is a recommendation only, and that an appointed judge or Special Master would make the final … Continue reading

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MN OSHA Safety Lines available

Minnesota OSHA publishes a quarterly newsletter.  The January 2011 edition is now available on Minnesota OSHA’s website.  You can also subscribe to receive email notification of when Safety Lines is published. Highlights of this issue include: Ken Peterson is named … Continue reading

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Symposium: Unveiling the Mystery

On Wednesday, September 22, CHESS will present at the Unveiling the Mystery symposium. This full day educational seminar, aimed at Human Resources Managers, Chief Financial Officers, Risk Managers, and Safety Coordinators, will have the following topics: Workers’ Compensation Experience Mod … Continue reading

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Symposium: Unveiling the Mystery Behind OSHA Inspections

CHESS will be presenting at a symposium on Thursday, August 13 on Unveiling the Mystery Behind OSHA Inspections And Recordkeeping, Occupational Health And The Workers’ Compensation Experience Mod. You will uncover the right strategies to help improve your company’s bottom … Continue reading

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