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It clearly stipulates that employers take the sole responsibility of ensuring that the workplace is safe and healthy. The manager will therefore have a comprehensive guide on what he/she should implement or invest in (OSHA, 2011).
For a company manager to ensure effective implementation of safety and health aspects in the workplace, they need to ensure that any project undertaken follows the set standards. The manager is well informed on the possible citations and penalties which have been revised with most being scaled upwards. A manager should therefore be a good friend of the manual in order to ensure compliance and avoid unnecessary penalties and confrontations with OSHA.
OSHA. (2011). OSHA Revised OSHA Field Operations Manual enhances compliance assistance and enforcement. Retrieved 02 Feb. 2011
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Construction related occupations are considered dangerous because they involve some risks related to workers’ safety. As Cullen states, “most jobs have expected, known hazards” (7). For example, many workers and even engineers lose their lives falling accidentally from multistory buildings during construction.
Powered Industrial Trucks Standard ensures that only successfully trained employees operate these delicate and dangerous machines with the exception of those under training and under direct supervision. The supervisor in this case needs to have the necessary knowledge and experience so as to be competent enough to direct and evaluate others (OSHA, 2011).
The standard offers a good reference point for employers by ensuring that all machinery and devices are covered. They are advised to guard using barrier guards, electronic devices and many others. The standard goes further to state that the guards should also be well looked into for them not to be hazardous.
This should be done before one takes up an assignment or when they had not been trained before. This information may be on various hazards or a specific chemical and in this case, lead (OSHA, 2011). An employee will be made aware of how to detect hazardous chemicals by use of special devices where necessary.
‘Industrial Ventilation, 1910.94. The company has a paint booth that controls paint and solvent vapors’). Answer – Bubba’s Material Handling performs many different activities and requires many different safety procedures that must be performed to keep employees safe.
The Postal Service would win with the undue hardship defense. The first basis of the Postal Service’s undue hardship defense would be the unfeasibility of changing the phone system, not for just the Postal
Recently, the Lakeview Neurorehab Centre that runs as Lakeview Specialty Hospital in Waterford was involved in OSHA violations. The health centre was cited for exposing workers to workplace brutality at the health care facility and handling centre, among other breaches