Deliverable Length: 750–1,000 words
Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 800–1100 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions with your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.
Safety issues have been one of the leading concerns among members of the leadership team at Elora Jean & Co. There have been a few minor accidents in the past 18 months. Recently, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) came to the facility to conduct an investigation. There were no formal violations cited; however, Elora Jean & Co. was advised to develop a comprehensive safety policy and provide formal safety education for employees. The owner has asked for your input on a policy that would protect the company from safety claims submitted to OSHA.
Respond to the following questions as you formulate your response to this task:
Considering the guidelines for employers under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, what do you feel will be important to include in your recommendations, and why?
Prepare a summary of your recommendations for the owner. Include information related to the potential implications of not complying with OSHA.
Note: Use a minimum of 3 references for your sources, and properly cite them using APA format.
Define and apply legal terminology to employment issues.
Examine the range of legal liability for HR.
Examine the relationship between employment law and HR policies