A Complete Guide to OSHA’s Form 300 and 301 Reporting Requirements

On July 17, 2023, OSHA announced a new rule that requires some businesses to submit injury and illness data to OSHA once a year. For the first time ever, OSHA will require some businesses to information from OSHA Forms 300 and 301. The changes from OSHA’s new rule take effect starting January 1st, 2024. The […]

Safety Statistics Explained

Your company’s safety statistics play a major role in profit and loss for your business.  Positive safety stats lead to more customers, more work, and an overall safer workplace.  Acronyms are commonly used for these safety stats, but what do they mean?  Here, I explain the common safety statistics required and how they are calculated. […]

OSHA Injury Reporting Tips

It is that time of year again to report work-related injuries and illnesses to OSHA.  Which form(s) need to be submitted, who is required to submit the form(s), and can this be done electronically?  In this blog, I explain a few OSHA injury reporting tips. Which form needs to be submitted? OSHA forms include Form […]

Contractor Compliance Management: 4 Benefits

Contractor compliance management through companies like ISNetworld®, Avetta®, and Veriforce® has become commonplace in a variety of industries.  These industries range from oil and gas to construction and even carpeting suppliers.  Do you think contractor compliance management can be beneficial to your company and not just to the client?  I can give you four reasons […]

What incidents need to be reported to OSHA?

According to OSHA, OSHA was created “to ensure safe and healthful working conditions for workers by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education, and assistance”.  How does reporting help “enforce standards,” and what incidents need to be reported to OSHA? How does OSHA enforce the standards they produce?  By leveraging fines and […]

Reducing OSHA Violations with the Aid of a Safety Manual

OSHA violations can be detrimental to a business.  They range from Willful to Serious to Repeated and so on.  The cost of these violations can be monetary or even life threatening.  Depending on the severity of the violation, employers can also be imprisoned.  Monetary fines can range from $5,000 to $500,000.  Adopting a safety manual […]