|Document ID (ISN)||108319|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0029-7909 - Occupational Hazards
|Convention or series no.
||When OSHA knocks
||Feb. 2008, Vol.70. No.2, p.59-62. Illus.
||This article offers advice to employers on how to react in case of an unannounced OSHA inspection: restrict admittance until management personnel are on site; determine the reason for the inspection; in cases where the inspection is the result of a complaint, insist on being given a copy of the complaint; distinguish whether the inspection is related to safety or industrial hygiene; identify inspections aimed at protecting employees having filed a complaint; designate an employee representative; limit the scope of an inspection if possible; have injury and illness logs ready for review; take the same photographs and videos as the OSHA inspector; have company representatives be present during OSHA interviews and debrief other employees after the interviews; protect trade secrets; remember your right to refuse an inspection without a warrant.
||public OSH institutions; role of management; labour inspection; legal aspects
||labour inspectors; USA; information of personnel; role of labour inspection; safety checks; labour-management relations
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||USA|
|Broad subject area(s)
||General safety, health and conditions of work