Posts Tagged ‘OSHA’

Texas oil workers have a high accident and death rate

Although the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico was horrific for platform workers, and those who lost loved ones, riggers on land are at an even greater risk, without much of a support system for them. According to a recent drilling article in the Houston Chronicle, workers have no one to rely on…

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Employers must provide a safe workplace for employees

Safety in the workplace is a serious issue. Companies that violate the law face penalties and/or lawsuits. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is deadly serious about safety in the workplace. And despite what companies may think, they do inspect and keep track of whether or not there is compliance after an inspection. In…

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Texas employers must report workplace injuries and illness

If you work in Texas, it is the law that employers report all injuries and illnesses. If you have been injured on the job in Texas, or become ill as a result of conditions in your workplace, your employer is obligated to file an OSHA 300 Log. The log must offer a complete picture of…

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