OSHA Sharpens Enforcement Tools

Beginning March 20, OSHA personnel may cite employers for each instance they violate certain standards, according to an announcement by the agency.

The switch to “instance-by-instance citations” is intended to ensure that OSHA personnel are applying the full authority of the federal law in cases involving “high gravity” serious violations of standards, the agency says.

OMA Connections Partner Fisher Phillips has produced this summary, which includes six tips to improve and maintain workplace safety. OMA Connections Partner Calfee has published this summary. 1/30/2023