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Regulatory Analysis
We are continually updating our state and national regulatory analysis to help you keep up with the changing regs. See the updated section on the What's New page to find all of the topics.
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Final Rules:
DOL has issued a final rule to adjust for inflation the civil monetary penalties assessed or enforced by the Department, pursuant to the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990 as amended by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 (Inflation Adjustment Act).
DOL has issued a final rule adopting with changes an Interim Final Rule (IFR) that amended Employment and Training Administration (ETA) regulations governing the prevailing wages for employment opportunities that United States employers seek to fill with foreign workers on a permanent or temporary basis through certain employment-based immigrant visas or through H-1B, H-1B1, or E-3 nonimmigrant visas.
DOT has issued an interim final rule amending the relevant regulatory text accordingly and requesting comment on a petition received on October 2, 2020 for rulemaking from the Alliance for Automotive Innovation regarding when to apply an increase to the civil penalty rate applicable to automobile manufacturers that fail to meet applicable corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) standards.
Speaker's Notes:
This webinar will help you understand OSHA’s position on temporary worker safety, how it creates enforcement risks for your organization, and what steps you can take to ensure your compliance.
On-Demand Webinars:
This webinar will help you understand OSHA's position on temporary worker safety, how it creates enforcement risks for your organization, and what steps you can take to ensure your compliance.
Speaker's Notes:
Make your safety training stick with occupational health and safety consultant, Eldeen Pozniak’s tips and tricks!
On-Demand Webinars:
Make your safety training stick with occupational health and safety consultant, Eldeen Pozniak's tips and tricks!
Proposed Rules:
DOT has proposed to amend its regulations to permit individuals who cannot meet either the current distant visual acuity or field of vision standard, or both, in one eye to be physically qualified to operate a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) in interstate commerce.
Final Rules:
DOT has issued a final rule providing the 2020 inflation adjustment to civil penalty amounts that may be imposed for violations of certain DOT regulations.
DOL has issued a final rule seeking public comments on a proposal to require electronic filing (e-filing) and electronic service (e-service) for attorneys and lay representatives representing parties in proceedings before the Employees' Compensation Appeals Board (the Board).
DOL has issued a Direct Final Rule to require electronic filing (e-filing) and make acceptance of electronic service (e-service) automatic for attorneys and non-attorney representatives representing parties in proceedings before the Administrative Review Board (Board).
DOL has issued a Direct Final Rule requiring electronic filing (e-filing) and making acceptance of electronic service (e-service) automatic by attorneys and lay representatives representing parties in proceedings before the Benefits Review Board (Board).
DOL has issued a Direct Final Rule revising the Rules of Practice and Procedure for Administrative Hearings Before the Office of Administrative Law Judges (OALJ rules of practice and procedure) to provide for electronic filing (e-filing) and electronic service (e-service) of papers.
Proposed Rules:
DOL has issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to seek public comments on a proposal to require electronic filing (e-filing) and electronic service (e-service) for attorneys and lay representatives representing parties in proceedings before the Employees' Compensation Appeals Board (ECAB or the Board).
DOL has issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to seek public comments on a proposal to require electronic filing (e-filing) and make acceptance of electronic service (e-service) automatic for attorneys and non-attorney representatives representing parties in proceedings before the Administrative Review Board (Board).
DOL has issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to seek public comments on a proposal to require electronic filing (e-filing) and make acceptance of electronic service (e-service) automatic by attorneys and lay representatives representing parties in proceedings before the Benefits Review Board (Board).
DOL has proposed to revise the Rules of Practice and Procedure for Administrative Hearings Before the Office of Administrative Law Judges (OALJ rules of practice and procedure) to provide for electronic filing (e-filing) and electronic service (e-service) of papers.
Questions & Answers:
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Guidance Documents:
The 2021 EHS Salary Guide will help you evaluate how your compensation compares to others with similar titles in your location and nationwide. In addition, EHS managers can use the information to keep their departments competitive and efficient—an easy way to guarantee you are paying the right amount to retain hard-to-fill positions but not overpaying on others.
How-To Guides:
What should be included in your organization's safety manual? The answer is different for every organization. Every organization faces different hazards and different circumstances.
White Papers:
Most of the year, you probably hear a lot of warnings about heat illness or stress. Winter may offer a break from the heat, but your workers may be facing a whole other set of cold weather hazards.
Checklists:
This checklist presents the most common subjects that are included in safety handbooks.
Guidance Documents:
This worksheet helps track information related to COVID-19 cases in your workplace.
Employee Newsletters:
This month's issue includes information on roof safety, preventing customer falls in the retail industry, commercial driver safety, and working in cold conditions.
Guidance Documents:
This OSHA document recommends practices designed to "provide responsible employers, workers, and worker representatives with a sound, flexible framework for addressing safety and health issues in diverse workplaces."
Updated Documents
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143093regActivity.aspx/workplace-safety-regulatory-activity/final-regulations/OSHA-and-state-safety-compliance-enforcement/Department-of-Labor-Federal-Civil-Penalties-Inflat-143093/Enforcement Final Rules Department of Labor Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Annual Adjustments for 2021
143094regActivity.aspx/workplace-safety-regulatory-activity/final-regulations/temporary-workers/20-CFR-655-and-656-Strengthening-Wage-Protections-/Temporary WorkersFinal Rules 20 CFR 655 and 656 - Strengthening Wage Protections for the Temporary and Permanent Employment of Certain Aliens in the United States; Final Rule
143095regActivity.aspx/workplace-safety-regulatory-activity/final-regulations/DOT-department-of-transportation/49-CFR-578-Civil-Penalties-143095/Dept. of Transportation (DOT)Final Rules 49 CFR 578 - Civil Penalties
143100training.aspx/training/workplace-safety-training-speakers-notes/safety-administration/temporary-workers/Webinar-2020-10-Temporary-Contract-and-Gig-Worker-/Temporary WorkersSpeaker's Notes Webinar [2020-10]: Temporary, Contract, and Gig Worker Safety: Essential Strategies to Protect Employees and Prevent Citations
143101training.aspx/training/on-demand-webinars/safety-administration/temporary-workers/Webinar-2020-10-Temporary-Contract-and-Gig-Worker-143101/Temporary WorkersOn-Demand Webinars Webinar [2020-10]: Temporary, Contract, and Gig Worker Safety: Essential Strategies to Protect Employees and Prevent Citations
143091training.aspx/training/workplace-safety-training-speakers-notes/safety-administration/workplace-safety-training/Webinar-2020-10-Safety-Training-Why-It-Doesnt-Stic/Training Speaker's Notes Webinar [2020-10]: Safety Training: Why It Doesn't Stick and What You Can Do to Change That
143092training.aspx/training/on-demand-webinars/safety-administration/workplace-safety-training/Webinar-2020-10-Safety-Training-Why-It-Doesnt-Stic-143092/Training On-Demand Webinars Webinar [2020-10]: Safety Training: Why It Doesn't Stick and What You Can Do to Change That
143082regActivity.aspx/workplace-safety-regulatory-activity/proposed-regulations/driver-safety-motor-carriers/49-CFR-Part-391-Qualifications-of-Drivers-Vision-S/Commercial Driver SafetyProposed Rules 49 CFR Part 391 - Qualifications of Drivers; Vision Standard
143069regActivity.aspx/workplace-safety-regulatory-activity/final-regulations/DOT-department-of-transportation/DOT-Revisions-to-Civil-Penalty-Amounts/Dept. of Transportation (DOT)Final Rules DOT - Revisions to Civil Penalty Amounts
143070regActivity.aspx/workplace-safety-regulatory-activity/final-regulations/workers-workmen-compensation/20-CFR-Part-501-Rules-of-Practice-and-Procedure/Workers' CompensationFinal Rules 20 CFR Part 501 - Rules of Practice and Procedure
143071regActivity.aspx/workplace-safety-regulatory-activity/final-regulations/workers-workmen-compensation/Rules-of-Practice-and-Procedure-Concerning-Filing-/Workers' CompensationFinal Rules Rules of Practice and Procedure Concerning Filing and Service and Amended Rules Concerning Filing and Service
143072regActivity.aspx/workplace-safety-regulatory-activity/final-regulations/workers-workmen-compensation/20-CFR-802-Rules-of-Practice-and-Procedure/Workers' CompensationFinal Rules 20 CFR 802 - Rules of Practice and Procedure
143073regActivity.aspx/workplace-safety-regulatory-activity/final-regulations/workers-workmen-compensation/29-CFR-18-Rules-of-Practice-and-Procedure-for-Admi/Workers' CompensationFinal Rules 29 CFR 18 - Rules of Practice and Procedure for Administrative Hearings Before the Office of Administrative Law Judges
143074regActivity.aspx/workplace-safety-regulatory-activity/proposed-regulations/workers-workmen-compensation/20-CFR-501-Rules-of-Practice-and-Procedure/Workers' CompensationProposed Rules 20 CFR 501 - Rules of Practice and Procedure
143075regActivity.aspx/workplace-safety-regulatory-activity/proposed-regulations/workers-workmen-compensation/Rules-of-Practice-and-Procedure-Concerning-Filing-143075/Workers' CompensationProposed Rules Rules of Practice and Procedure Concerning Filing and Service and Amended Rules Concerning Filing and Service
143076regActivity.aspx/workplace-safety-regulatory-activity/proposed-regulations/workers-workmen-compensation/20-CFR-802-Rules-of-Practice-and-Procedure-143076/Workers' CompensationProposed Rules 20 CFR 802 - Rules of Practice and Procedure
143077regActivity.aspx/workplace-safety-regulatory-activity/proposed-regulations/workers-workmen-compensation/29-CFR-18-Rules-of-Practice-and-Procedure-for-Admi-143077/Workers' CompensationProposed Rules 29 CFR 18 - Rules of Practice and Procedure for Administrative Hearings Before the Office of Administrative Law Judges
143068faqs.aspx/workplace-safety-faqs/safety-administration/OSHA-Occupational-Safety-and-Health-Administration/-Type-Question-Here-what-is-the-requlation-for-pla/OSHA Questions & Answers -- Type Question Here --what is the requlation for platform
143061reference.aspx/workplace-safety-reference-materials/guidance-documents/safety-administration/EHS-strategy/2021-EHS-Salary-Guide/EHS StrategyGuidance Documents 2021 EHS Salary Guide
90550reference.aspx/workplace-safety-reference-materials/how-to-guides/safety-administration/safety-general/How-to-Write-Your-Company-Safety-Manual-/Safety - GeneralHow-To Guides How to Write Your Company Safety Manual
143031reference.aspx/workplace-safety-reference-materials/white-papers/employee-health/heat-and-cold/Protecting-your-workers-from-cold-weather-hazards/Heat and ColdWhite Papers Protecting your workers from cold weather hazards
143032timesavers.aspx/timesavers/workplace-safety-audit-checklists/safety-administration/safety-general/BLR-Checklist-Safety-Manual-Topics/Safety - GeneralChecklists BLR Checklist: Safety Manual Topics
143033reference.aspx/workplace-safety-reference-materials/guidance-documents/employee-health/employee-health/COVID-19-Recordkeeping-Worksheet/Health - GeneralGuidance Documents COVID-19 Recordkeeping Worksheet
143025employeeNewsletters.aspx/workplace-safety-employee-newsletters/January-2021-Safety-Works-for-Employees/Safety - GeneralEmployee Newsletters January 2021 Safety Works for Employees
143027reference.aspx/workplace-safety-reference-materials/guidance-documents/safety-administration/safety-plans/Recommended-Practices-for-Safety-and-Health-Progra-143027/Safety PlansGuidance Documents Recommended Practices for Safety and Health Programs
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