The United States Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recommends employers take extra precautions to ensure worker safety during the holiday season.
At Weiner Law Group, LLP, one of the most common problems we encounter with New Jersey workers' compensation cases is the tendency for injured workers to act hurriedly due to a misapprehension of the statute of limitations. This sometimes leads injured individuals to attempt to pursue the costliest therapies possible, including surgery, on a just-in-case basis.
If your New Jersey business runs afoul of OSHA safety regulations, you will likely be cited for violations that you must remedy to ensure a safe workplace. Beyond employee safety, which should always come first, a citation could impact your business if the violation is serious.
The Occupational Safety and Hazard Administration (OSHA) can make a routine stop at any time and decide to conduct an inspection. If an inspection uncovers an OSHA violation, it can come with hefty fines that can cripple a small business.