According to the National Safety Council (NSC), 80 percent of American drivers believe hands-free devices are safer than handheld cell phones behind the wheel despite research to the contrary. Are your employees among them? Keep reading for important information to share with your workers in honor of Distracted Driving Awareness Month this April.
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.