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November 2017 Archives

OSHA enforces BBP standards for TOMRA NY Recycling

While TOMRA NY Recycling LLC may be an unfamiliar name to many Pennsylvanians, anyone who works in the solid waste collection and recycling industry should know about the settlement agreement the company entered into with OSHA. To some, the agreement is an indication that OSHA is working harder toward enforcing BBP standards in the recycling industry.

The dangers of bloodborne pathogens

You may achieve a sense of purpose and pride because you help save lives by working in a Pennsylvania hospital. Even when you go home from work exhausted and experience frustrations and sadness, you still believe in what you do.

Six ways that floor mats benefit businesses

Every year, workplace injuries cost business owners billions of dollars in injury claims and leave them with many lost work hours to contend with. Last year, private industry employers reported nearly 2.8 million non-fatal workplace injuries, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. This may cause business owners in Pennsylvania to wonder how they can prevent accidents from taking place.

How 11th Circuit ruling could impact workers and employers

Pennsylvania workers and others working around machinery may be subject to OSHA's new lockout/tag-out (LOTO) standard. However, there had been some question as to what the legal definition of machine was under this standard. Specifically, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit was asked to decide which pieces of equipment constituted a machine. The ruling would help determine when all pieces of a machine must be turned off if only one part is being serviced.

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