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OSHA Extends Compliance Date for Electronically Submitting Injury, Illness Reports to December 15, 2017

OSHA Extends Compliance Date for Electronically Submitting Injury, Illness Reports to December 15, 2017

To allow affected employers additional time to become familiar with a new electronic reporting system launched on August 1, 2017, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational…

Ensure You Are Correctly Complying with OSHA’s New Crystalline Silica Dust Regs

Ensure You Are Correctly Complying with OSHA’s New Crystalline Silica Dust Regs

On March 25, 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a final rule on respirable crystalline silica dust. The new rule updated regulations…

OSHA Issues Recommended Practices to Promote Workplace Safety and Health Programs in Construction

OSHA Issues Recommended Practices to Promote Workplace Safety and Health Programs in Construction

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently issued Recommended Practices for Safety and Health Programs in Construction to help industry employers develop proactive programs to…

Genie Joins OSHA’s National Fall Prevention Stand-Down Efforts

Genie Joins OSHA’s National Fall Prevention Stand-Down Efforts

Terex Aerial Work Platforms (AWP) is participating in OSHA’s National Fall Prevention Stand-Down, May 2-6, by offering free Genie marketing safety kits to support safety awareness…

Might wanna check out OSHA’s Confined Spaces for Construction Compliance Webcast

Might wanna check out OSHA’s Confined Spaces for Construction Compliance Webcast

Optimum Safety Management has announced a new webcast for construction employers seeking guidance regarding the OSHA Confined Spaces Standard for Construction, 29 CFR 1926.1200-1213 Subpart…

OSHA provides guidance to revised Hazard Communication standard for chemicals

OSHA provides guidance to revised Hazard Communication standard for chemicals

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration just issued instructions to compliance safety and health officers on how to ensure consistent enforcement of the revised Hazard…

OSHA issues temporary enforcement policy for confined spaces in construction

OSHA issues temporary enforcement policy for confined spaces in construction

The U.S. Department of Labor‘s Occupational Safety and Health Administration today announced a 60-day temporary enforcement policy of its Confined Spaces in Construction standard, which…

OSHA and the American Society of Safety Engineers renew alliance to protect workers

OSHA and the American Society of Safety Engineers renew alliance to protect workers

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently renewed its alliance with the American Society of Safety Engineers. During the new five year agreement, OSHA and…

Genie Safety Kit available in support of OSHA’s National Fall Prevention Stand-Down

Genie Safety Kit available in support of OSHA’s National Fall Prevention Stand-Down

In support of OSHA’s National Fall Prevention Stand-Down, May 4-15, Terex Aerial Work Platforms (AWP) has developed a Genie marketing safety kit to raise safety…

Study finds OSHA underestimated cost of silica rule by $4.5 billion a year

Study finds OSHA underestimated cost of silica rule by $4.5 billion a year

A new report released today by the Construction Industry Safety Coalition (CISC) found that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) proposed silica standards for…

OSHA gets ‘hot’ over heat stress (from NUCA of Ohio)

OSHA gets ‘hot’ over heat stress (from NUCA of Ohio)

OSHA is now focusing on heat related illnesses in the workplace even though it has no standard which specifically addresses working in a hot environment. It…