On March 13, OSHA issued a notice of proposed rulemaking in the Federal Register declaring its intent to update eye and face protection standards to incorporate the latest edition of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) consensus standards. OSHA also proposed to change language in the construction eye and face protection standard to make it consistent with the general industry and maritime standards.
The Department of Labor's fiscal year (FY) 2016 budget request includes an additional $39.3 million for OSHA. How does OSHA plan to use the additional funding? Read the article to find out.
When OSHA's updated injury reporting and recordkeeping rules take effect on January 1, 2015, employers in over two dozen industries will be required to maintain OSHA 300 Logs for the first time. Is your company in one of the affected industries—and if so, are you prepared? Read the article to find out.
Preliminary numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics show a decline in fatal work-related injuries in 2013, but a few groups didn't share in the downward trend. Read the article to learn out what the deadliest hazards were—and who they affected—in 2013.