Posted on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 11:45 AM By Kinsey Cooper
OSHA recently published seven new educational resources to help employers control exposure to respirable crystalline silica at construction sites.
Posted on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 10:52 AM By Donna Puglisi
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) Feb. 25 issued a report that recommends the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) make improvements to how it monitors enforcement efforts.
Posted on Wednesday, December 19, 2012 11:08 AM By Kinsey Cooper
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has scheduled five informal stakeholder meetings to solicit comments on preventing injuries and fatalities from vehicle backovers.
Posted on Friday, December 7, 2012 4:06 PM By Kinsey Cooper
The OSHA Dec. 6 issued a Request for Information as part of the fourth phase of its Standards Improvement Project (SIP-IV), which is meant to revise or remove standards that are confusing, outdated or duplicate, or are inconsistent with other standards.
Posted on Wednesday, November 28, 2012 3:04 PM By Kinsey Cooper
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration in March revised its Hazard Communication Standard to align it with the United Nations’ global chemical labeling system.
Posted on Wednesday, November 21, 2012 9:30 AM By Kinsey Cooper
OSHA is providing safety assistance, information, and training to professionals and volunteers who are working to restore damaged areas after Hurricane Sandy.
Posted on Wednesday, October 31, 2012 3:59 PM By Donna Puglisi
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Oct. 16 issued a directive that details how compliance officers should check road construction products.
Posted on Wednesday, October 17, 2012 2:20 PM By Donna Puglisi
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced the addition of a Spanish language version of “Nail Gun Safety: A Guide for Construction Contractors.”
Posted on Wednesday, October 10, 2012 7:34 AM By Kinsey Cooper
OSHA has updated the variance procedures portion of its website to include both approved and denied variance requests.
Posted on Friday, October 5, 2012 2:34 PM By Donna Puglisi
President Obama Sept. 28 signed into law a continuing appropriation resolution (H.J. Res. 117) that will fund the Department of Labor (DOL), National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and the Equal Opportunity Commission for the first six months of fiscal year 2013, but that also includes restrictions on actions by DOL.