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Night Club Overcrowding Penalty Cut from $100K to $40K

The owner of an overcrowded night club was fined the maximum $100,000 for a first Safety Codes Act violation. The owner claimed the penalty was too harsh and the court agre

Court Orders Employee to Repay $44.2K in Pay for Hours He Didn’t Work

A nuclear power plant operator sued an ex-radiation protection assistant for submitting time sheets and receiving payments for hours he didn’t work. The court sided with th

How to Perform a Hazard Assessment for Industrial Settings

There is no OSHA ergonomics standard. But as with other hazards, a hazard assessment is integral to controlling ergonomic risks at the workplace. Here’s a look at the role

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Normal Job Pressures Don’t Trigger Coverage for Chronic Mental Stress

A doctor diagnosed a recruiter as suffering from an adjustment disorder as a result of her excessive workload and lack of support in the workplace and recommended she take ti

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Securities Trader Wins Nearly $300K for Constructive Dismissal, Defamation

Like so many in the profession, a stock trader racked up big losses in the financial crisis year of 2008. Insult to injury came when the firm demanded she post an extra $50K

Five Steps for Providing Effective Safety Training

afety training is defined as the “how” in safety, and it teaches your workers safe behaviors, practices and procedures. Here are five tips to help supervisors conduct eff

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