There as long been a debate going when it comes to safety compliance as to whether it is best to motivate people into compliance using psychology or enforcement. In other words what works better, showing people the reasons behind the rules and explaining the fact that it's for their own and everyone else's good or simply telling them "do it or else!"
We've talked in the past in this blog about sending people with paid when a safety violation occurs rather than sending them home…Continue
Added by Safetyguy08 on September 9, 2011 at 10:38am — No Comments
Who in your neighborhood has been fined by OSHA for a safety violation? What was the fine for?
OSHA has made a major improvement in its enforcement database by incorporating an interactive map into the enforcement database.
Zoom in or out to locate companies in your neighborhood. Click on the ! in a diamond to see which companies have been fined, how many times they've been inspected, how many fines they received and what the amount of the fine(s) was. Click…Continue
Added by Safetyguy08 on August 24, 2011 at 9:52am — No Comments
Effective on the 18th of this month (06/18/2010) OSHA has begun the Severe Violator Enforcement Program (SVEP) to protect workers whose employer willfully disregards OSHA regulations.
From the OSHA Website:
"OSHA's SVEP focuses enforcement efforts on employers who willfully and repeatedly endanger workers by exposing them to serious hazards. The directive establishes procedures and enforcement actions for the severe violator program,…Continue
Added by Heather Anderson on July 16, 2009 at 11:45am — No Comments