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Aaron Corvin is the Department of Consumer and Business Services Oregon OSHA Public Information Officer, located in Graphic Products’ home state of Oregon. We sat down with Corvin to chat about Oregon’s most cited OSHA standards and their newest informative video on what to expect in an OSHA inspection within the health field.
OSHA’s announcement of the top 10 cited violations for the year is one of the most highly anticipated events at the National Safety Council (NSC) Congress and Expo, and 2016 was no exception. Leading the charge of OSHA violations again are fall protection violations, with 6,929 violations in 2016.
OSHA Announced Walking-Working Surfaces Rule Before Becoming Silent
OSHA pushed through updated standards for walking-working surfaces in late 2016. A walking-working surface is defined by the agency to be “any horizontal or vertical surface on or through which an employee walks, works, or gains access to a work area or workplace location.”