Posted on Wednesday, November 10, 2010 12:02 PM By Kinsey Cooper
ABC, in conjunction with the Coalition for Workplace Safety, filed comments with OSHA opposing a proposed rule that will change how the agency will operate its On-site Consultation Program for all worksites, including those that have Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program status. ABC also filed its own set of comments focusing on the direct impact this proposed rule would have on the construction industry.
Posted on Wednesday, August 25, 2010 1:08 PM By Kinsey Cooper
ABC Aug 23 filed comments with OSHA regarding a proposed rule that would change the general industry standards for safety requirements related to ladders, scaffolds and fall protection.
Posted on Wednesday, April 14, 2010 3:28 PM By Donna Puglisi
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Administrator David Michaels April 7 said during a live web chat that ergonomics hazards will be enforced under OSHA’s general duty clause. The web chat was part of an OSHA outreach effort to discuss its strategic plan, which is supposed to take effect Sept. 30 and be in place until October 2016.
Posted on Wednesday, April 7, 2010 3:09 PM By Donna Puglisi
ABC March 30 objected to an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) proposed rule that would revise the OSHA Form 300 to include an additional reporting column for musculoskeletal disorders (MSD). The proposed rule would amend OSHA’s recordkeeping regulation, although OSHA claims it would not require employers to implement any new controls in the workplace.