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Employers Take Notice! OSHA Cites Company for Active Shooter Incident

Active Shooter Incident

Federal workplace safety officials have begun to focus their sights on employers and whether they should be held responsible for the results of tragic events on their premises. Most recently, OSHA used the General Duty Clause to cite a security company for a fatal mass shooting at a shopping mall, saying the legal obligation requiring employers to maintain a workplace free of certain recognized hazards could include active shooter events. What can you learn from OSHA’s response to this tragic event, and what steps can you take to create a more secure workplace?

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