Tag: osha

OSHA Says: Vaccinated Employees Should Still Mask Up

April 01, 2021

As more and more essential workers receive their second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, many are starting to question whether it is still necessary for them to continue to comply with COVID-19 safety protocols such as wearing a mask, washing hands, and staying six feet apart. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), […]

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The Independent is Austin’s “Jenga Tower”

November 01, 2019

An Akron, Ohio, contractor has been sentenced to three years in prison and $303,152 in restitution after his employee fell three floors to his death without wearing the required fall protection. Jim Coon, owner of Jim Coon Construction, who also failed to provide workers’ compensation coverage, will pay the fine to the Ohio Bureau of […]

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