随着体育迷们开始观看年度足球比赛,比赛和残酷的比赛,大多数人都忘记了体育队经常“employers”或与“employer.”  喜欢 other 雇主, Colleges and Universities, School Districts, and 专业的 体育 Teams must comply with Occupational Safety and Health Act (“OSHA”) standards.

最近,在Notre Dame大学使用剪叉式升降机的学生/雇员使用剪刀式升降机拍摄足球练习的致命事故中,这些雇主义务受到了关注。 该大学因违反印第安纳州OSHA(IOSHA)安全和健康标准而被引用。 作为与IOSHA达成和解的一部分,大学同意在6月支付$ 42,000的罚款,并开通了一个网站,宣传空中升降机的危害。

针对2011年7月6日在巴黎圣母院发生的事故, 职业安全与健康管理局 issued a hazard alert about the dangers of using scissor lifts to film events and functions.  职业安全与健康管理局 notes several hazards associated with scissor lifts, including using the lifts in inclement weather, electrocution when working near power lines, and positioning lifts 上 soft or uneven ground.

如上所述,虽然OSHA可能不是与体育法规相关的管理机构,但许多OSHA标准与体育组织及其员工直接相关’ safety. 实际上,体育组织在拍摄实践,场地维护以及体育活动本身附属的机械操作中使用的设备可能违反了OSHA标准。

As the fall sports season begin, all 雇主, including those associated with sports, must remember that 职业安全与健康管理局 standards are applicable to their organizations and they should stay cognizant of the rules that apply to their activities 上 and off the field. 确保本季安全无事故。