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December 04, 2019
The number and rate of workplace injuries in the retail trade rose in 2018, according to the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The retail trade was the only one of 19 private industries in which the rate of nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses rose in 2018, the BLS stated.

December 03, 2019
OSHA ordered UPS Ground Freight, doing business as UPS Freight, to compensate a driver wrongfully terminated and harassed for refusing to drive in violation of federal motor carrier safety regulations.

December 02, 2019
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) cited a Maine roofing contractor for willful, repeat, and serious workplace safety violations at a jobsite in Springvale, Maine, and is seeking a total of $278,456 in new penalties.

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November 12, 2019 (Proposed Rule) - FMCSA proposes to rescind the requirement that drivers of passenger-carrying commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) operating in interstate commerce, submit, and motor carriers retain, driver-vehicle inspection reports (DVIRs) when the driver has neither found nor been made aware of any vehicle defects or deficiencies (no-defect DVIRs). This proposed rule would remove an information collection burden without adversely impacting safety.

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