How to File a Complaint with OSHA

The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 provides employees and their designated representatives with the right to file a complaint and request an onsite OSHA inspection, if they believe a serious hazard is present or if their employer fails to adhere to OSHA standards. Additionally, the Act allows all complainants to obtain a level […]

How to Appropriately Report Unsafe Working Conditions

When you go to work, you expect to be presented with safe working conditions. However, some employers fail to satisfy their responsibility to put your personal security first. If you feel like your safety is in jeopardy while just trying to do your job, the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) can help. You have […]

How Employees Can Ensure Compliance in the Workplace

Compliance in the workplace can literally be a matter of life or death. Many workers mistakenly assume their employer is the only who has the power to ensure a safe work environment, but that isn’t the case. You have the right to work in a safe space free of serious known hazards. The Occupational Safety […]

Heat Safety Tool From OHSA: Stay Safe this Summer

Summer is the most fun season of the year, but it’s also the warmest, so working outside can be dangerous if proper precautions aren’t followed. Whether you’re a worker or an employer, it’s important to make sure heat safety measures are always taken, because the high temperatures can cause serious injuries — or even death. […]

Filing Whistleblower Complaints under the Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) was created to make healthcare coverage a reality for everyone. If you feel like your employer is treating you unfairly for using this benefit, OSHA has provisions in place to assist. Section 1558 of Title I of the ACA includes a host of consumer protections from health insurance companies, but […]

Assistance in Finding a Local OSHA Office to Assist You

Your employer is responsible for providing you with a safe place to do your job. The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH Act) was created to keep workers like you from being killed or seriously injured on-the-job. OSHA requires companies to proactively enforce workplace safety standards and facilitates. The Agency facilitates this by […]

3 Reasons Why You Weren’t Offered the Job You Wanted

It’s always discouraging to get passed up for a job you really wanted — especially when you really thought you nailed the interview. Sometimes the reason you weren’t selected is completely out of your control, but that’s not always the case. Instead of wallowing in self-pity, pick yourself up and take an honest look back […]

How to Get the Recognition You Deserve

When you go into the office each day, you roll up your sleeves and get to work. As a result, you’ve accomplished some amazing things for the company lately. These wins make you feel proud, but you’re puzzled by the lack of recognition from your boss and the rest of the team. You don’t do […]

Why You Should Consider Getting Your PE

If you’re thinking about earning your professional engineer license, this can be an incredible move for your career. Having this designation to your name can open doors not possible without it. Do note, certification requirements differ by state, so if you decide to take the leap, be sure to get certified in the state where […]