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November 15, 2018
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) recently reported that after a general decline between 2007 and 2013, the rate of occupational fatalities in the state steadily increased through 2016. Among racial/ethnic groups, fatalities to workers identified as Hispanic or Latino were “persistently higher” when compared to other racial/ethnic groups.

November 13, 2018
The recent hurricane season has prompted OSHA to issue a fact sheet on safely installing plastic tarps on damaged roofs.

November 09, 2018
OSHA has published a final rule in the Federal Register that clarifies certification requirements for crane operators at and maintains the employer’s duty to ensure that crane operators can safely operate the equipment. According to the agency, the final rule will maintain safety and health protections for workers while reducing compliance burdens.

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November 16, 2018 (Proposed Rule) - The internet has become the means for disseminating the entirety of the Department of Labor's semiannual regulatory agenda. However, the Regulatory Flexibility Act requires publication of a regulatory flexibility agenda in the Federal Register. This Federal Register notice contains the regulatory flexibility agenda.

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OSHA Challenge
What is considered a steep roof for the purpose of OSHA’s fall protection requirements?
• A slope greater than 3 inches of vertical rise for every 12 inches of horizontal length
• A slope greater than 4 inches of vertical rise for every 12 inches of horizontal length
• A slope greater than 6 inches of vertical rise for every 12 inches of horizontal length
• A slope greater than 12 inches of vertical rise for every 12 inches of horizontal length
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