Obstructive sleep apnea is a common sleep disorder that interferes with normal breathing and results in decreased restorative sleep and frequent drowsiness. A Schneider truck driver discusses the benefits of the company’s obstructive sleep apnea treatment program.
Workplace safety incentive programs and post-incident drug testing are not prohibited under 29 C.F.R. § 1904.35(b)(1)(iv). The Department believes that many employers who implement safety incentive programs and/or conduct post-incident drug testing do so to promote workplace safety and health.
OSHA has developed a series of compliance assistance resources to help keep workers safe from trenching and excavation hazards. OSHA’s goal is to increase awareness of trenching hazards in construction, educate job creators and workers on safe cave-in prevention solutions, and decrease the number of trench collapses.