Guest Blog by Tom Reddon, a Forklift Specialist and Blog Manager for National Forklift Exchange. Connect with him via Twitter at @TomReddon.
Failing to comply with OSHA can hurt any business in more ways than one. Those that are reluctant to adhere to the directives and guidelines of OSHA are in for a rude awakening. Not only is the business itself at risk for fines and sanctions, but there is a greater risk for accidents and incidents. The Occupational Health and Safety Administration otherwise known as OSHA are an organization tasked with creating and enforcing protocol and policy designed to bolster employee safety and reduce occurrence. Typically, OSHA issues an average of $5,300 in fines to organizations that do not follow established regulations. However, there are steps any business can take to avoid this. Here are five steps that can help any enterprise avoid OSHA violations: