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Cal OSHA hands recycling company fine of nearly $170,000 for toxic gas exposure

It is extremely important for employers to take the necessary measures to protect their employees from serious work injuries. In fact, the failure to maintain a safe working environment can lead to devastating consequences, including workers' compensation claims, OSHA fines and increased workers' compensation insurance premiums.

Black Friday review: Walmart chaos may attract OSHA fines

In our last post we discussed the Black Friday holiday and the United States Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration's efforts to encourage retailers to use crowd control plans to help prevent customer fights and workplace injuries for employees. OSHA has had its eye on retailers such as Walmart after a 2008 trampling of an employee at a Black Friday event. The employee was crushed under a mob of frenzied shoppers and several other people sustained injuries at that event.

Cal OSHA: Two workers killed due to toxic gas exposure

It is extremely important for employers to take the necessary measures to protect their employees from serious work injuries. In fact, the failure to maintain a safe working environment can lead to significant repercussions, including an employee's workers' compensation claim, OSHA fines, increased workers' compensation insurance premiums and possibly an employee serious and willful misconduct lawsuit.

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