Understanding OSHA’s Local Emphasis Programs is key to avoiding an inspection, and pricey penalties that follow. Here’s what you need to know.
Wildfires and the smoke they produce are now unavoidable realities of modern life. OSHA requires you to reduce employees’ exposure to polluted air. Here are some steps to keep your workforce safe.
Joe Souza, KPA’s District Manager based in California, explains how increased OSHA COVID-19 enforcement has affected businesses he works with.
California is one of the states at the forefront of proactively developing regulations to address the pandemic. Regardless of where you operate, it’s a good idea to keep an eye on California regulations, as they often influence regulations across the country. With that in mind, here’s the latest on COVID-19 regulations in place or coming soon in California.
Most states require or recommend employers train their employees about COVID safety. But the scope varies from state to state. Check out the interactive map.
To help you stay on top of the laws that affect your business, KPA and our friends at the labor and employment law firm, Fisher Phillips have created maps outlining the COVID restrictions in place across the US. In certain states—such as New York, Indiana, and North Dakota—employers must develop written COVID control plans, implement…
Every state recommends people wear face coverings when possible. But many states require more stringent mask use to stop the spread of coronavirus. See what your state requires or recommends with this interactive map.
A new report from the NSC’s Safe Actions for Employee Returns (SAFER) task force shows which states succeeded and faltered in managing the COVID-19 pandemic.
Wildfire smoke and other forms of air pollution are health hazards. That means employers are legally required to protect their workers from them.