Emily Scace
Senior Editor, Safety
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Emily Scace is a Senior Editor for BLR’s safety publications. She writes and edits regulatory analysis, training content, special reports, white papers, news articles, and other materials about workplace safety; manages content for BLR’s OSHA Compliance Advisor newsletter; delivers webinars on a variety of safety topics; and more. She graduated cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Northwestern University, where she received her B.A. in English Literature and Psychology.

Recent articles by Emily Scace

  • OSHA to hold fourth annual fall prevention stand-down

    On May 8-12, OSHA will hold its fourth annual National Fall Prevention Stand-Down. Aimed at raising awareness of fall hazards in the construction industry, OSHA describes the event as “an opportunity for employers to have a conversation with employees about hazards, protective methods, and the company’s safety policies and goals.” Keep reading to find out how you can get involved.

  • FMCSA confirms HOS restart restrictions will remain suspended

    The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) recently confirmed that two provisions of the hours-of-service rule that have been suspended since December 2014 will remain suspended.

  • Trump regulatory freeze delays OSHA, DOT rules

    Shortly after the inauguration of President Donald Trump, all executive branch departments and agencies were directed to freeze most pending regulatory actions in order to allow time for the new administration to review them. Two recent safety-related final rules are affected by the freeze.

  • OSHA increases civil penalty amounts

    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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