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What does OSHA say about equipment in the workplace?

OSHA requires employers to provide a workplace that is free of dangers that could physically harm employees, including protection from recognized hazards in the workplace - which extends to any and all equipment. An employer must not only safeguard you from dangerous equipment, but if you are to use it, you must be properly trained to do so. If you are injured on the job because of inadequate training or the employer’s failure to protect you from dangerous equipment, you may have a lawsuit on your hands.