Michigan invites employers to “Take a Stand” for workplace safety and health

By: Rachel Krubsack

Publication: Employee Safety Training Advisor

Date Posted: 08/15/2019

15th Annual "Take a Stand Day"

Across the state of Michigan on Wednesday, August 14, the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) invites employers to “Take a Stand” for workplace safety and health.

On this 15th annual “Take a Stand Day,” MIOSHA is dedicating more than 125 professional staff to visit Michigan high-hazard industries targeted by the MIOSHA Strategic Plan. The MIOSHA program is part of the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA).

MIOSHA safety and health professionals — including compliance staff, outreach consultants, managers, and supervisors — have been scheduled on “Take a Stand Day” to provide one-on-one consultations. There will be no citations or fines for participating workplaces. However, participants must agree to correct all serious conditions.

About the author
Rachel Krubsack - EH&S Editor

Rachel researches and creates content on a variety of workplace safety topics, including hearing conservation, training requirements, bloodborne pathogens, emergency action plans, lockout/tagout, and hazard communication.

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