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What Happens If You Violate OSHA?: Fines & Penalties

As we all know, OSHA fines and penalties are a worst-case scenario to be avoided at all costs for most employers. No one likes to think about the big, bad “what if”s of the world." With that being said, if the worst does happen and an employee does get inspected and cited, the employer has a choice to either pay the citation without objection or contest the citation if they believe the claim is inappropriate or unfairly calculated. How much [...]

By |2021-07-28T11:03:05-05:00February 4th, 2021|Good To Know|Comments Off on What Happens If You Violate OSHA?: Fines & Penalties

How Safety Consulting Can Improve Your Company’s Culture

We spend a lot of time at work, and most of us are pretty proud of what we do, but under no circumstances should your job ever risk your safety or live. Safe work environments should be a priority for all employers; after all, the health and safety of your workers is your biggest responsibility. Protecting your workers starts with a strong culture of safety at all levels of your company, however creating this culture can be challenging, especially for [...]

By |2021-08-01T15:21:31-05:00December 23rd, 2020|Good To Know|Comments Off on How Safety Consulting Can Improve Your Company’s Culture

What is an OSHA Inspection?

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has every right to inspect your workplace, impose penalties, and record violations of governmental safety regulations. What gives them the right to do this? OSHA is a government agency that is responsible for enforcing workplace health and safety regulations . However, there’s simply no way that they could inspect every workplace. Relevant questions to ask are: What triggers an OSHA inspection or what are the different types of OSHA inspections? Types of inspections [...]

By |2021-09-09T14:37:10-05:00December 3rd, 2020|Good To Know|Comments Off on What is an OSHA Inspection?

Is Your Company COVID Safe?

Given the recent spike in COVID-19 infections across the country, we decided to re-post this vital infographic we created to illustrate the key aspects of an Infections Disease Response Plan. The plan contains combined guidance from both OSHA and CDC and is designed to help employers control workplace COVID-19 infections. You can find more related information and guidance below the infographic. Share this Image On Your Site Please include attribution to Berg Compliance Solutions with this graphic. [...]

By |2020-11-10T16:33:55-05:00July 1st, 2020|Good To Know|Comments Off on Is Your Company COVID Safe?

The Importance of Training Workers in Safety

It should come as no surprise that safety training for workers in your factory is an extremely important topic for OSHA compliance. OSHA provide safety training specifications to ensure that your workplace and your workers are in compliance with these safety standards. However, up to 90% of small to medium-sized factory and warehouse companies don’t properly manage their OSHA training requirements, which puts them at serious risk of serious injuries and incurring major OSHA fines. It’s important to base your [...]

By |2021-08-01T15:40:19-05:00April 28th, 2020|Good To Know|Comments Off on The Importance of Training Workers in Safety

City of Austin Infectious Disease Response Plan & OSHA COVID-19 Information

Today we want to briefly discuss a few key regulatory requirements that companies who continue to operate during the pandemic need to be aware of and emphasize the importance of keeping up with these requirements to not only help protect your most valuable asset, your employees, from harm, but also to protect your company from related risks including potential civil liability as well as the risk of an outbreak within your company which could ultimately lead to a shutdown, [...]

By |2020-06-29T17:14:10-05:00April 7th, 2020|COVID-19 & Coronavirus, Good To Know, Safety Training, Texas Environmental Regulations, Texas OSHA Compliance|Comments Off on City of Austin Infectious Disease Response Plan & OSHA COVID-19 Information
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