March 21, 2019
The U.S. Chemical and Safety Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) recently released a Safety Spotlight recommending that employers closely apply industry consensus standards to safeguard employee and public safety.

March 18, 2019
Last year, OSHA authorized its regional offices to use unmanned aircraft systems (UAS or “drones”) during workplace inspections. However, OSHA is not surreptitiously flying drones over America’s workplaces.

March 15, 2019
By Emily Scace, Senior Editor, Safety
At BLR’s 2019 Workplace Violence Prevention Symposium, Catherine Mattice Zundel, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, founder and CEO of Civility Partners, delivered a session urging employers to broaden their approach to workplace violence prevention and take proactive steps to address incivility, bullying, and harassment before they escalate to more severe forms of violence.

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March 21, 2019 (Final Rule) - FMCSA corrected the entry-level driver training (ELDT) final rule published on March 6, 2019, titled "Commercial Driver's License Upgrade from Class B to Class A.'' The March 6, 2019 final rule contained an error in the amendatory instruction that was corrected in order to ensure the regulatory text matches the discussion of the change being made in the preamble to the document.

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OSHA Challenge
Which of the following is NOT a condition OSHA must meet in order to use a drone during an inspection?
• The employer must consent
• The drone operations team must notify everyone on site
• OSHA's director of enforcement programs must approve each specific instance of drone use
• The OSHA regional office must establish a program that complies with FAA regulations for drones
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