TOP OSHA Citations by Industry

Top OSHA Citations by Industry, header image of an OSHA inspectors looking at a job site.

OSHA, or the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, is a government agency that enforces workplace safety regulations in the United States. One of their primary functions is to conduct inspections of workplaces to ensure compliance with these regulations. When violations are found, OSHA can issue citations and penalties. In this blog post, we will explore…

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Staying off OSHA’s SVL (Severe Violator List)

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Staying off of OSHA’s Severe Violator List is important for any business to maintain a safe work environment and avoid costly penalties. The Severe Violator List (SVL) is a program launched by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to focus on employers who have committed severe or repeated violations of workplace safety regulations. Being…

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Consequences of a High EMR

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Experience Modification Rating (EMR) is a term used in the construction industry to measure the safety performance of a company. The EMR is calculated by comparing the company’s actual workers’ compensation claims experience to the expected claims experience for similar companies in the same industry. A high EMR means that a company has higher than…

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Top 10 Safety Violations in Manufacturing

Top Safety Violations in Manufacturing, worker lighting a cigarette under exposed wire and sparks.

Manufacturing is an industry that requires strict adherence to safety regulations to ensure the health and well-being of employees, as well as the quality of the products produced. Unfortunately, there are still too many safety violations that occur in the manufacturing industry – causing billions of dollars in irreparable and tragic incidents. Here are the…

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What is a Progressive Disciplinary Program?


Progressive safety disciplinary programs have become an essential tool for high-risk industries such as oil, gas, manufacturing, and construction. These industries often involve hazardous work conditions, resulting in severe accidents and injuries if safety standards are not followed. Implementing a progressive safety disciplinary program can help mitigate risks and ensure the safety of employees in…

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Safety Management Software: A Powerful Tool for Workplace Safety


Workplace safety is a crucial aspect of any business or organization. A safe work environment not only protects employees from harm but also enhances productivity and reduces downtime due to accidents. As technology continues to advance, Safety Management Software (SMS) is becoming an increasingly popular solution for businesses seeking to streamline their safety management practices.…

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Safety Plus Undergoes Brand Update

Safety Plus is a national provider of safety software and services headquartered in Mobile, AL. Operating across the Southeastern United States since 1991, we help businesses succeed through safe work. After announcing a significant growth investment from LoneTree (a New York-based growth capital firm) in December of 2021, we have been working on a brand…

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New DOT Requirements

Department of Transportation Driver File tracking just became a little easier! As of May 9th 2022, DOT has removed the requirement for drivers to submit a Certificate of Violations form in their Driver Qualification File. Learn More.

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Summer is Coming!

OSHA new heat emphasis program is in full effect. Are you prepared for the heat? Learn about this new initiative and what it means for your business.

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