OSHA Issues Citations for Failure to Provide Personal Protective Equipment

Several days ago OSHA announced that they issued safety citations to three Chicago-based construction companies who worked on restoring Chicago’s Old Post Office. The proposed penalty for the resulting 31 citations totaled $220,497. OSHA inspected the job site after receiving notice from both the Chicago and Illinois Departments of Public Health that one of the…

Safety Starts At The Top

In any company, a consistent and meaningful approach to safety always begins with a commitment from the upper levels of management. If owners and supervisors think maintaining a safe workplace or job site is important, that mindset will extend to the entire organization. OSHA has created a helpful step-by-step guide for management personnel who are…