You Will Want to Know About These New Laws for Temporary Workers and OSHA Training

Employers who rely on temporary workers may soon find themselves required to train the temporaries as though they were their own employees.

In a recent article in “Material Handling and Logistics” it was outlined that OSHA, and The Department of Labor believe that both staffing firms AND employers are jointly responsible for safety violations involving temporary employees. This represents a significant shift in responsibility and will put the employer at risk for OSHA fines and litigation in cases involving on the job accidents and temporary workers.

Historically the staffing agency held the majority of the risk when a temporary employee was injured on the job. The courts have recently ruled that those who utilize the temporary workers are “joint employers” with the staffing agency thus jointly liable.

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