OSHA has recently come out with a new interpretation that can impact many Central New York businesses and also a new inspection program for dairy farmers:
AVOIDING A UNION AFFILIATED WORKER ADVOCATE
All employers should have a plan in place to manage an OSHA inspection. That process starts with developing a sound internal health and safety program. Education on the recognized hazards for your industry and a good self-inspection checklist is an important first step. Getting a buy-in by employees is crucial and can be assisted by forming a health and safety committee involving employees at all levels in the workplace.