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September 18, 2018
Do you know the difference between what is considered construction and maintenance? The type of work performed dictates which OSHA standards apply. Use this infographic to find out if your task is considered construction or maintenance.

September 17, 2018
OSHA has many worker protection standards, and it is not uncommon to find two or more standards addressing the same hazards in different ways. In such cases, which standard must an employer comply with?

September 13, 2018
By Emily Scace, Senior Editor, Safety
At BLR’s Safety Culture 2018 conference, taking place September 13-14 in Atlanta, Dr. E. Scott Geller, a senior partner of Safety Performance Solutions and an alumni distinguished professor at Virginia Tech University, delivered an opening keynote titled Seven Life Lessons for Safety and Beyond. Dr. Geller provided attendees with some key insights from his 50-plus years of studying, teaching, and researching psychology with applications for occupational safety and beyond.

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September 17, 2018 (Notice) - The Secretary of Labor requests nominations for membership on the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH).

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OSHA Challenge
Which of the following tasks would OSHA consider to fit its definition of maintenance work?
• Stripping and repainting a bridge
• Replacing a common water shut-off valve in a small heating system
• Replacing a utility pole with an improved pole
• Building a new facility
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