What is OSHA Training?

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) enforces OSHA regulations. Regulations addressing a particular safety issue (such as, for example, hazardous substances) are known as safety standards. OSHA divides businesses into one of four industries: General Industry, Construction, Maritime, and Agriculture. Healthcare organizations, along with most other businesses, are part of General Industry. Each industry must comply with a specific set of standards. In turn, [...]

2022-10-24T16:25:12-04:00August 14th, 2020|

Can Employees Refuse to Work Under Certain Conditions?

Employees whose workplaces are covered by the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act), which is administered by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), have a limited right to refuse to work. An employee may have the right to refuse to perform a task, and the employer cannot fire the employee for that refusal (the refusal to work) under certain circumstances that violate OSHA [...]

2022-07-22T13:47:23-04:00March 26th, 2020|