The Occupational Health & Safety Administration (OSHA) was created in 1970 to ensure safe & healthful working conditions for all working men and women. Over the past 40 years, OSHA regulations have contributed to drastic decreases in workplace fatalities, serious injuries, and illnesses. The introduction of new technologies, rapidly changing workforce demographics, and the rising need for stricter environmental regulations require OSHA to add, amend, and revise regulations every day. These changes save lives and prevent injuries every day – but tracking changes without a digitized, EHS management system can be time-consuming, and risky.
Here are 4 upcoming OSHA regulation changes that could affect your company this year: