Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Welders exposed to low levels of manganese showed signs of neurological problems that have experts concerned. Keep reading for details.
Monday, January 16, 2017
As one of his final acts while serving as assistant secretary of labor for occupational safety and health, David Michaels has granted petitions to begin rulemaking to protect healthcare workers from violence. Find out what the agency is planning.
Friday, January 13, 2017
If you’re considering conducting a survey to assess your safety and health management system, make sure you cover the basics. Check out this list of key elements to address in your safety survey.
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
The new Trump administration taking over this year will likely affect the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) rulemaking and enforcement in the coming years. We know that Trump campaigned on creating jobs and reducing the regulatory burden on business—but we don’t know how this will impact workplace safety and health regulations
Acting on a complaint in June 2016, the OSHA found employees of one of the area's largest general contractors working in an unprotected 10-foot deep excavation at a suburban New Jersey high school, in violation of federal safety and health laws. As a result, OSHA issued citations for nine violations—one willful and eight serious—to the New York-based general contractor.
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