- Discuss your experience with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) General Duty Clause. Has your company ever received a 5 (a)(1) citation? If so, what was the citation for? If not, provide an example of when you believe this clause can be used? Using your personal experience or information from research, comment on whether you think this has been effective or not. Your journal entry must be at least 200 words in length. No references or citations are necessary.
** The General Duty Clause standards states that all employees must provide a work environment “free from recognized hazards that are causing or likely to cause death or serious physical harm. My Navy ship was cited by OSHA for sailors not wearing proper PPE such as hard hats, hearing protection, eye protection.