Wednesday, June 19, 2013
A group known as the Coalition for Sensible Safeguards is faulting the Obama administration for compromising workplace safety and other protections by stalling on several rules. The organization released a new report claiming that regulated industries have gained undue influence in the rulemaking process.
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Workers' lives were spared, but three contractors now face heavy fines for OSHA violations at a construction worksite in New York. Inspectors discovered workers performing concrete and crane operations close to energized, 13,200-volt overhead power lines.
Monday, June 17, 2013
Minnesota OSHA (MNOSHA) is marking its 40th anniversary by working to become more efficient while maintaining a focus on compliance with state safety laws. Check out the article for more trends in Minnesota enforcement, including emphasis programs and most frequently cited standards.
Friday, June 14, 2013
This week, the Safety Daily Advisor shared some advice on making sure PPE is used effectively in your workplace; discussed some recent government developments and research related to occupational health and safety; and provided information on emergency preparedness, the selected week 3 topic for National Safety Month.
Without accurate injury statistics, how do you know whether your programs are making a difference? That question was asked by occupational medicine expert Dr. Kenneth Rosenman of Michigan State University.
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