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How OSHA works to enforce employer obligations and worker rights

News accounts about workplace accidents, whether they happen in North Carolina or elsewhere, often refer to investigations by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. These accounts can lead some who are unfamiliar with how OSHA works to conclude this government agency only gets involved after an accident takes place, and that its main function is to punish employers with fines.

OSHA cites hummus processing plant after fatal workplace accident

Hundreds and even thousands of workers in North Carolina and across the country are involved in workplace accidents each year. These accidents can often have catastrophic consequences, whether a worker is seriously injured or killed.

A movie set turns into deadly unsafe working environment

In a developing story that has as many twists and turns as a Hollywood movie plot, the movie industry is investigating the death of one of their own.  A young woman working on a production crew was recently killed when a train rode down the tracks where they were shooting. Now local investigators and national agencies like OSHA and the NTSB are looking into the work accident and whether it could have been prevented.

Spike in cellphone tower deaths catches OSHA's attention

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently sent a letter to employers of cellphone tower climbers to warn them that they must comply with safety regulations. North Carolina residents may be aware that cellphone tower climbing has been called the most dangerous job in the country. Most workplace accidents in the industry involve falls, and the results are often tragic.

North Carolina workers may see more reports of a work injury

Many residents of North Carolina know that it is common to acquire a work injury or illness; however, what many may not know are the specifics surrounding the injury or illness. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration wants to change this sooner than later. OSHA wants to enforce and regulate the amount of work injury accidents and injuries, and even make them public knowledge.

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