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OSHA Fines N.J. ASC for “Serious” Sharps Safety Violations

www.outpatientsurgery.net  Published: March 6, 2013   The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Health East Ambulatory Surgical Center in Englewood, N.J., and fined the facility $68,000 for failing to protect an employee from exposure to bloodborne pathogen hazards. According to an OSHA spokeswoman, the surgery center’s leadership did not do enough to prevent a needlestick from…

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OSHA Introduces On-Line Filing Tool to Facilitate More Whistleblower Complaints

By Eric J. Conn and John F. Fullerton III As we reported on Epstein Becker & Green’s Financial Services Employment Law Blog, the Department of Labor – OSHA announced earlier this month that employees protected by the whistleblower provisions in any one of the 22 statutes administered by OSHA, from claims of retaliation under the OSH Act based on workplace safety…

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