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Dollar Tree’s Recent Fines Are Definitely Not a Good Deal

on July 17, 2019
Dollar Tree may offer a good deal, but the company has faced a number of regulatory actions recently—and the penalties haven’t been cheap. In May,...
Toby GrahamDollar Tree’s Recent Fines Are Definitely Not a Good Deal

Webinar: How to Survive an OSHA Visit

on June 5, 2019
So you think you know all there is to know about the Occupational Health and Safety Administration. You’re familiar with OSHA’s mission, the reasons organizations...
Toby GrahamWebinar: How to Survive an OSHA Visit

Work with Hazardous Materials? Make Sure You Transport Them Correctly

on June 3, 2019
Between acids, glues, paints, pesticides, solvents, petroleum products, and heavy metals, hazardous materials can be found in countless facilities throughout various industries. Ubiquitous as they...
Toby GrahamWork with Hazardous Materials? Make Sure You Transport Them Correctly

Summer is Here, Do you Know How to Prevent Heat Illness?

on May 28, 2019
As the summer approaches, heat illness is a concern on employer’s minds throughout the country. High summer temperatures bring a unique set of challenges that...
Toby GrahamSummer is Here, Do you Know How to Prevent Heat Illness?

Top 10 Reasons Dealerships Were Fined by OSHA in 2018

on May 21, 2019
$1,085,338. That’s how much the Occupational Safety and Health Administration fined the automotive industry from October 2017 through September 2018. On average, that’s about $2,150...
Toby GrahamTop 10 Reasons Dealerships Were Fined by OSHA in 2018

Is Your Hazard Communication Program Up to Snuff?

on April 17, 2019
The key to any relationship is communication. That includes your relationships with state and federal environmental health and safety regulators such as the Occupational Health...
Toby GrahamIs Your Hazard Communication Program Up to Snuff?

OSHA Releases Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards of 2018

on December 4, 2018
Federal Updates & Interpretations The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently published its annual top 10 most frequently cited standards list. OSHA’s Top...
Camille BradburyOSHA Releases Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards of 2018

November 2018 California Regulatory Updates

on November 12, 2018
CALIFORNIA UPDATE Heads Up! Emergency Recordkeeping Regulation: Submit 300A Forms by December 31, 2018 Effective Date: December 31, 2018 As part of Assembly Bill 2334, California’s...
Camille BradburyNovember 2018 California Regulatory Updates

June 2017 HR Regulatory Updates

on June 16, 2017
The information presented below offers general guidance concerning new and updated employment-related rules and regulations. It is provided with the understanding that KPA is not...
Kathryn CarlsonJune 2017 HR Regulatory Updates

New Crane Rule Changes for OSHA Compliance in 2017

on March 14, 2017
The date for OSHA compliance in 2017 has many companies feeling the pressure. November 10 will be here before we know it. Anyone familiar with the industry will remember...
Guest ContributorNew Crane Rule Changes for OSHA Compliance in 2017

Will OSHA use my documentation against me?

on March 7, 2017
Clients frequently ask, “Can my own OSHA documentation be used against me?” KPA receives this question frequently, and back in 2000 OSHA released a formal...
Eric SchmitzWill OSHA use my documentation against me?

Auto Part Manufacturer Charged With Hefty OSHA Fine

on October 4, 2016
Here is a case in which an Auto parts manufacturer continually exposed workers to hazards after several repeat violations for areas of lockout/tagout, personal protective equipment, electrical...
Eric SchmitzAuto Part Manufacturer Charged With Hefty OSHA Fine

New OSHA Regulations: Impact on Employer’s Safety Incentive Reporting

on July 15, 2016
OSHA has recently implemented new rules that could have a significant impact on employers.  Along with new electronic reporting requirements, amendments have been released going...
Eric SchmitzNew OSHA Regulations: Impact on Employer’s Safety Incentive Reporting

OSHA Cracks Down on Heat Stress

on June 22, 2016
Although workplace heat stress has no specific standard in most states, OSHA has begun to aggressively inspect for heat-related issues. This is especially true in...
Eric SchmitzOSHA Cracks Down on Heat Stress