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OSHA standard 1910.136

I'm having trouble with this end of the chapter question on the OSHA standard 1910.136

(http://www.law.cornell.edu/cfr/text/29/1910.136) relating to industrial/technical workplaces. Please summarize the 6 questions below using 3 detailed sentences for each, using complete sentences and your own words. Please cite any references. Please keep your opinion out of the responses (only focus on the law).
a. List the positive consequences of compliance to the OSHA standard above.
b. List the possible penalties for non compliance to the OSHA standard above.
c. List other negative consequences of non compliance to the OSHA standard above.
d. Explain why industrial/technical workplaces would be concerned about 1910.136.
e. Explain how industrial/technical workplaces comply with the OSHA standard, i.e., what does a company have to do to show they comply.
f. How are front-line workers and their supervisors involved?

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a. List the positive consequences of compliance to the OSHA standard above.
- The main positive consequence is that there will be fewer incidents involving injuries to the feet. This, in turn, means that organizations who comply with this law will find that their worker's compensation charges are less, and that there are no imposed penalties from noncompliance due to the OSHA regulations as stated. When companies comply with all applicable laws, regulations, and standards, including OSHA standards, it sends a clear message to employees, management, shareholders, and other stakeholders. The message is that the company only operates on solid corporate governance and a distinct, reputable tone-at-the-top due to their efforts in legal compliance areas.

b. List the possible penalties for non compliance to the OSHA standard above.
- The main penalties include injuries to workers. The OSHA regulations have been put into place for the main purpose of protecting workers. In order to keep workers as safe as possible, this regulation and all other OSHA regulations need to be followed. Additional penalties include increased worker's compensation rates due to injuries that could have ...

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