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January 20, 2017
Do you know what's in store for the safety regulatory agenda in 2017? In this subscriber-only webinar, BLR’s safety legal editors examine the possible fate of recent rulemaking actions and discuss the potential direction of OSHA enforcement under the Trump administration for 2017.

January 19, 2017
Even as OSHA faces ongoing legal action over its electronic recordkeeping and antiretaliation standard, the agency has issued recommended practices to help employers create an environment where employees feel comfortable speaking up. Get more here.
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January 18, 2017
By Emily Scace, Senior Editor, Safety
The U.S. Department of Labor published a final rule in the Federal Register that increases penalty amounts to adjust for inflation across its various agencies, including OSHA. The penalty increases are effective as of January 13, 2017.

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January 20, 2017 (Notice) - The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued notice of its approval of a change to the State of Michigan's Occupational Safety and Health State Plan that clarifies that marine construction is included in its State Plan.

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With the new Republican administration taking office on January 20, many suggest that Congress may seek to overrule one of the OSHA standards recently finalized. What law allows Congress to repeal a regulation?
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