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What to expect from OSHA in 2020

January 30, 2020


OSHA stayed busy in fiscal year 2019. The agency trained a record 1,392,611 workers on safety and health requirements through its various educational programs. OSHA also helped small employers identify 137,885 workplace hazards through its On-Site Consultation Program, which OSHA estimates protected 3.2 million workers from potential harm. Of particular note to employers, OSHA also continued a trend of increased onsite inspections, conducting 33,401 inspections to address hazards related to trenching, falls, chemical exposure, silica and other hazards. Employers should not expect much to change in 2020.

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