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 Osha Enforcement
OSHA enforcement activity is on the rise and so are penalties for non-compliance. Following are just a few examples:

Ohio Wood Pallet Manufacturer Cited After Employee Amputation Buckeye Diamond Logistics, Inc., was cited for lockout/tagout violations after an employee’s finger was amputated while working with an energized pallet stack machine READ MORE...

Colorado Metal Forming Company Cited for Exposing Workers to Machine Hazards Vforge Inc., was cited for machine safety hazards after an employee was fatally injured while working on a forging machine. READ MORE...

Connecticut Employer Cited for Exposing Employees to Fall Hazards at Construction Jobsite L.L.E. Construction, LLC, faces $146,554 in proposed penalties for failure to provide fall and eye protection. READ MORE...

California Cites Waste Recycling Company after Worker Fatality California OSHA issued four citations and $46,270 in penalties to GreenWaste Recovery, Inc., after a worker was fatally struck by the truck he was operating READ MORE...

U.S. Postal Service Cited for Safety Violations at Austin Facility An employee at the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) in Austin, Texas, was injured after being ejected from a forklift. READ MORE...
Construction Company for Trenching and Excavation Hazards The Washington Division of Occupational Safety and Health issued six citations and $126,400 in penalties to Colf Construction for exposing workers to trenching and excavation hazards during a highway bridge project  READ MORE...

Wisconsin Refinery Cited for Failing to Control Hazardous Chemicals OSHA cited Superior Refining Co., LLC, for failing to control the use and release of highly hazardous chemicals after an explosion and fire at the company’s plant injured several employees READ MORE...

Georgia Peanut Processor Cited and Placed in Severe Violator Enforcement Program OSHA cited Great Southern Peanut, LLC, for safety and health violations after conducting a follow-up inspection as part of a formal settlement with the agency READ MORE...


Stay on top of the latest OSHA news, initiatives and products to help identify and prevent workplace hazards.

OSHA Updates National Emphasis Program on Trenching and Excavation READ MORE...  

OSHA Awards $9.3 Million in Safety and Health Training Grants READ MORE... 
Workers and the Public Urged to be Mindful of Hazards Following Hurricane Florence READ MORE...
U.S. Department of Labor Announces Actions to Assist Americans Affected by Hurricane Michael READ MORE...
Safety Summit Held to Reduce Trenching Fatalities

New Apps
Safety Reports has released our Toolbox Safety Talk App this past summer and we'll be releasing our much anticipated Job Safety Analysis App in December!  On top of that, we've also started developing our Incident Reporting App with an expected release in the Spring of 2019. Lots of fun stuff happening as Safety Reports! 


Safety Reports provides several reports to help you trend and analyze your inspection data
Check out these example reports:

Observation Summary Report

If you're not currently utilizing our analytical reports, please be sure to contact us and we'll schedule a web meeting to review the reporting options with you.


Dashboard Page
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Dashboard Page

Here's an example of our Dashboard Report: Sample Dashboard Report 

Checklist Updates

Several updates have been made to our General Industry 1910 checklist this past month.
We added categories called Abrasive Blasting and another one called Grinding, Polishing and Buffing. Both categories include questions from 1910.94 covering ventilation requirements and proper guarding when performing these operations.
We added questions to Spray Finishing Operations specific to guarding and ventilation requirements for electrostatic painting and drying operations.
A new question was added to Loading Docks to address the use of safety devices (i.e. photo-sensors for auto-reversal) on motorized overhead doors.

One new question was added to the Construction 1926 checklist under Fire Safety to address requirement to maintain access to firefighting equipment.

Like all checklists, these can be customized to meet your needs (i.e. add/remove categories and/or questions from the lists and you can also import your own custom checklists to the app.

Safety Spotlight

Safety Reports wants to feature you and your company's safety success story in one of our upcoming newsletters. Please use the link below to let us know if you're interested.

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Upcoming Safety Conferences
If you want to meet us in person and learn more about our app, please join us at one of these upcoming safety conferences!

NSC Safety & Health
Summit 2018

Omaha, NE
November 8, 2018

RIMS 2019
Boston, MA
April 28-May 1, 2019
Booth #1403

ASSP Conference 2019
New Orleans, LA
Jun. 9-12, 2019
Booth #2501

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