Follow the rules, OSHA could be watching!

From Hanley Wood Remodeling:

A new era of enforcement puts even remodelers with longstanding safety programs and clean safety records at risk of receiving surprise jobsite visits – and subsequent fines – from the U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA).

Mathematically, the fact is that the number of construction sites has decreased dramatically, while the number of OSHA inspectors is climbing…

“Falls and fall hazards are the biggest problem on construction sites,” Walterschied says, “so inspectors will spot ‘obvious fall hazards’ quickly, such as poorly built (or absent) scaffolds or guardrails. They’ll also look for ‘personal protection’ such as hardhats and safety goggles.”

Read more at http://www.remodeling.hw.net/safety/when-osha-comes-calling.aspx

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2 Responses to “Follow the rules, OSHA could be watching!”


  1. 1 OSHA 10 and 30 training February 23, 2010 at 9:48 pm

    “Laws, Regulations and Interpretations provides a comprehensive and easy to use resource for current OSHA standards and enforcement-related information. “


  1. 1 Follow the rules, OSHA could be watching! « National Lumber's Blog | OSHA & Hazwoper Trackback on February 23, 2010 at 6:53 pm

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