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Online Whistleblower Complaint Form to Protect Workers Reporting Violations

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OSHA has revised the whistleblower complaint form for the protection of the employees who wish to report the violations of the workplace safety norms. This online form grants them protection from retaliation by the employers. Our St. Louis workers compensation lawyers explain that employers often retaliate in different ways and take adverse action against workers … Read more

Updated: September 29, 2017

Reporting OSHA Violations and Employer Retaliation

OSAH Safety Violations

Workers have the right to report their employer for violation of any of these regulations without any fear of retaliation. Every worker is entitled to a safe work environment. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) provides safety guidelines to employers in all industries, and business owners are required to comply with these regulations. When … Read more

Updated: November 9, 2022

Workplace Accidents in Confined Spaces – St. Louis Work Comp Attorney

missouri worker in manhole

Each yeah there are many Missouri workers injured while working in confined spaces. Confined spaces are work environments that restrict worker movement. In some cases, special permits are required when a worker must move through narrow openings, and perform work activities while confined to a small area. Confined spaces include areas such as: Silos Manholes … Read more

Updated: February 18, 2022

Top 10 OSHA Workplace Safety Citations – St. Louis Work Injury Lawyer

Employers have the responsibility to provide a safe work environment for their employees. The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 was passed to prevent workers from getting seriously injured or killed at work. The OSH law created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), which establishes and enforces protective workplace safety and health standards … Read more

Updated: February 9, 2018

St. Louis Work Injury Attorney Explains OSHA’s New Recordkeeping Rules

OSHA's new recordkeeping rules

OSHA’s new recordkeeping rules are intended to improve the ability to track workplace injuries and illnesses. As we discussed in one of our previous posts, OSHA is all set to revise its requirements for recording and submitting records of workplace injuries and illnesses. This new rule that goes into effect on January 1, 2017 and … Read more

Updated: October 1, 2016

OSHA Safety Standards – St. Louis Worker Compensation Lawyer

st louis work comp construction and osha

The construction industry has been cited as one of the most hazardous industries to work in. Whether it is a small DIY project carried out by a homeowner or a huge contract undertaken by a big builder, construction sites present a number of dangers to those working and requires a strict vigilance to reduce accidents. (Learn more … Read more

Updated: February 8, 2019