Inside OSHA

May 25, 2022

OSHA Urges Companies To Review Emergency Plans After Tornado Deaths

May 3, 2022 at 6:53 PM
OSHA is urging Amazon and other companies to review their severe-weather emergency procedures and make improvements to further protect workers in such situations, following an investigation in the aftermath of a December tornado in Illinois that killed six contractors with the retail giant. Worker-safety advocates had hoped the agency would take broader action, such as promulgating a disaster-response standard to ensure that employers are prepared for extreme weather-related events. But in an April 26 statement, the agency said it was...

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