OSHA, in recent years, has finally acknowledged the high incidence of injuries and illnesses in the health care industry. In addition to issuing frequent directives, publishing newsletters and booklets warning employers, OSHA has stepped up inspections of errant facilities resulting in several thousand dollars levied as fines and penalties. Although BBP standard has been the most cited regulation in the industry since it was enacted in 1991, employers should know complying with BBP and hazard communication standards alone is not enough. Increase in workplace violence incidents and ergonomic injuries have prompted OSHA to issue safety guidelines to protect employees. In the year ending Sept, 2014, OSHA has penalized employers for more General Duty Clause violations than other years. Calls to OSHA from employees about the lack of safety in the workplace have increased. OSHA will inspect any facility where a serious injury occurred resulting in hospitalization of an employee or one that poses an imminent danger to employees.