Tag Archives: General Duty Clause

As Black Friday Looms, OSHA Issues Guidance on Crowd Control

In anticipation of the holiday season and an increase in holiday shoppers lured by the promise of big sales, OSHA sent a letter to major retailers last week.  The letter serves as a reminder to retailers of their responsibility to protect their employees and ensure a safe working environment under the General Duty Clause of … Continue Reading

OSHA Focusing on the Prevention of Heat Illness

OSHA is launching a nationwide outreach campaign "to raise awareness among workers and employers about the hazards of working outdoors in hot weather." In furtherance of this campaign, OSHA has developed a webpage devoted exclusively to work-related heat illness. The website provides links to educational resources to inform employers and employees about heat illness and … Continue Reading