Recently the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) cited an Arcola, Illinois manufacturer for violations of OSHA’s machine safety standards after an employee was seriously injured on the job. The company was cited for not only inadequate machine guarding but also a failure to control hazardous energy sources – a lockout/tag… Read More »
Archives for March 2020
According to a recent survey, over 75% of employees asked said that the #MeToo Movement has positively impacted how sexual harassment claims are handled in the workplace. Many claim the social movement to raise awareness regarding sex discrimination, specifically sexual harassment, has made a difference on the job. Many Human Resources departments across the country… Read More »
Effective March 23, 2020, McDonald, Woodward & Carlson P.C. will be located at our new office 100 E Kimberly Road, Suite 700, Davenport, Iowa 52806. We look forward to seeing you there!
Pushing off plans to institute universal trading standards for entry level drivers until 2022, the Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration (FMCSA) is being criticized for continuing to put undertrained truck drivers on the road – a risk to all motorists. Many motorists that share highways clogged with truckers may be surprised to know that, currently,… Read More »