Posts Tagged ‘final rule’

May
2016
17

OSHA Boosting Public Record-Keeping of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses; Usual Suspects Cry Foul

OSHA Boosting Public Record-Keeping of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses; Usual Suspects Cry Foul
  OSHA has issued a new final rule that will require employers to keep a record of its employees’ injuries and illnesses in hopes of identifying hazards and preventing additional or similar injuries and illnesses.¬† The big data will be available on the Internet for all to see. According to OSHA, the new final rule [&hellip...
Mar
2016
29

Ashes to Ashes, Dust to Dust: Silica Safety Standards Finally Updated After 40-Year Fight

Ashes to Ashes, Dust to Dust: Silica Safety Standards Finally Updated After 40-Year Fight
  The Department of Labor has issued a new limit to the amount of Silica Dust a worker can be exposed to. The standard took over four decades to be put in place. In their final rule, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) set the limit at 50 micrograms per cubic meter of air, [&hellip...
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