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Safe + Sound Week to be held August 13-19

Safe + Sound Week to be held August 13-19

Americans are being encouraged to commit to workplace safety and health by participating in Safe + Sound Week, August 13-19, 2018. More than 200 organizations and businesses have partnered with…

OSHA Extends Enforcement Date Of Certain Beryllium Standard Provisions

OSHA Extends Enforcement Date Of Certain Beryllium Standard Provisions

OSHA has announced a delay in enforcing certain requirements of the final rule on occupational exposure to beryllium in general industry. These requirements will not be enforced until Aug. 9,…

OSHA reminds employers to submit Form 300A by July 1

OSHA reminds employers to submit Form 300A by July 1

OSHA is reminding specific employers that the deadline for submitting their 2017 Form 300A data is July 1, 2018. According to OSHA, electronic submissions are required of establishments with 250…

OSHA Extends Comment Period for Proposed Rule to Ensure Crane Operators Are Qualified to Safely Operate Equipment

OSHA Extends Comment Period for Proposed Rule to Ensure Crane Operators Are Qualified to Safely Operate Equipment

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has announced that it will extend the comment period on the proposed rule on crane operator certification. OSHA said…

Outdoor jobs carry different risks of skin cancer

Outdoor jobs carry different risks of skin cancer

A new study has found that workers in different outdoor industries face different risks of non-melanoma cancer (NMSC). The study involved 563 participants (47% women) 39% among them were farmers,…

OSHA signs alliance to protect sheet metal and air conditioning employees

OSHA signs alliance to protect sheet metal and air conditioning employees

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association Kansas City Chapter (SMACNA-KC) recently signed an alliance focused…

New OSHA alliance to raise awareness about lead exposure

New OSHA alliance to raise awareness about lead exposure

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA); the Georgia Tech Enterprise Innovation Institute’s Safety, Health, and Environment Services Group; and Georgia Department of Public Health’s Division…

Texas-based tower contractor cited after 3 fatalities at Miami work site

Texas-based tower contractor cited after 3 fatalities at Miami work site

A Texas-based tower contractor faces $12,934 in proposed penalties after three workers were killed while attempting to install a new antenna on a communications tower in Miami. The U.S. Department…

New nanotechnology workplace design recommendations released

New nanotechnology workplace design recommendations released

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has just launched new products to provide options to companies for controlling possible exposure of their workers to nanomaterials at work….

Dairy producer cited for failing to protect workers against burn injuries

Dairy producer cited for failing to protect workers against burn injuries

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited a dairy producer in Waterloo, New York for its ongoing failure to protect employees against burns at its facility. The company is…


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