OSHA Blog: How do you get employees to take OSHA seriously?

Patient Safety Monitor Insider

March 19, 2014


As I get geared up to start working on the May issue of Medical Environment Update (as the thermometer registers a whopping 21 degrees), I could use your help on a story I am working on.
As I have talked to safety professionals in clinics across the nation, one of the most prevalent complaints I get is that they have a hard time getting employees to take OSHA seriously. While an inspection is always a possibility, many clinic safety folks say a lack of inspections and fines are the only real threat of discipline, and it fosters a sense of non-compliance among employees.
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