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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.
New Documents
Final Rules:
FMCSA amends its Hazardous Materials Safety Permit regulations to incorporate by reference the April 1, 2019, edition of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance's (CVSA) "North American Standard Out-of-Service Criteria and Level VI Inspection Procedures and Out-of-Service Criteria for Commercial Highway Vehicles Transporting Transuranics and Highway Route Controlled Quantities of Radioactive Materials as defined in 49 CFR part 173.403."
Speaker's Notes:
Ray Perez, Esq., of Jackson Lewis P.C. details the top OSHA injury & illness recordkeeping mistakes and how to avoid them to stay in compliance.
On-Demand Webinars:
Ray Perez, Esq., of Jackson Lewis P.C. details the top OSHA injury & illness recordkeeping mistakes and how to avoid them to stay in compliance.
Speaker's Notes:
Cathi Marx, Vice President of Risk Management Services with Aspen Risk Management Group, reveals practical tips for safety professionals to leverage limited time and resources and maximize their impact while building and sustaining an excellent culture of safety.
On-Demand Webinars:
Cathi Marx, Vice President of Risk Management Services with Aspen Risk Management Group, reveals practical tips for safety professionals to leverage limited time and resources and maximize their impact while building and sustaining an excellent culture of safety.
Speaker's Notes:
Attorney Tressi Cordaro of Jackson Lewis explains the practical impact of the push for more stringent injury and illness recordkeeping requirements in California on your workplace.
On-Demand Webinars:
Attorney Tressi Cordaro of Jackson Lewis explains the practical impact of the push for more stringent injury and illness recordkeeping requirements in California on your workplace.
Speaker's Notes:
Chip Darius, president of Safety Priority Consultants, reveals how to ensure forklift operator and pedestrian safety in your workplace with comprehensive training and employee accountability.
On-Demand Webinars:
Chip Darius, president of Safety Priority Consultants, reveals how to ensure forklift operator and pedestrian safety in your workplace with comprehensive training and employee accountability.
Is an allergic reaction to a TB test for the shot required for work considered OSHA recordable?
Final Rules:
In this rule OSHA is correcting typographical errors, including extraneous or omitted materials and inaccurate graphics, in 27 OSHA standards and regulations.
Questions & Answers:
For a needlestick incident, how does one determine OPIM for recordability if the needle was disposed of prior to manager notification? Can the team member recount the incident to determine OPIM? Furthermore, if the employee declines medical attention/treatment to confirm/deny OPIM, is it recordable?
White Papers:
Employers in the trucking industry are facing heightened requirements for ensuring their drivers’ drug and alcohol compliance: Employers must perform twice as many random drug and alcohol tests of commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers and must query the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse to check the records of current and prospective drivers for any drug or alcohol violations and compliance with return-to-duty requirements.
Toolbox Talks:
In the event of an accidental release of a hazardous chemical, workers need to know what actions to take. This talk discusses “Section 6—Accidental release measures” of the safety data sheet (SDS), which provides information and recommendations about appropriate actions to take when a hazardous chemical is accidentally released or spilled.
This talk reviews how workers should properly use and care for earplugs to protect their hearing from occupational noise exposure.
This talk discusses safe practices for flaggers who direct traffic around highway construction zones to protect themselves and safeguard other workers.
Speaker's Notes:
Learn how to avoid OSHA compliance pitfalls and keep employees safe on multi-employer and joint employer worksites.
On-Demand Webinars:
Learn how to avoid OSHA compliance pitfalls and keep employees safe on multi-employer and joint employer worksites.
Speaker's Notes:
Learn how to avoid workers’ compensation-related OSHA recordkeeping compliance pitfalls.
On-Demand Webinars:
Learn how to avoid workers’ compensation-related OSHA recordkeeping compliance pitfalls.
Updated Documents
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141874regActivity.aspx/workplace-safety-regulatory-activity/final-regulations/hazardous-materials-transportation/49-CFR-385-Incorporation-by-Reference-North-Americ-141874/HazMat TransportationFinal Rules 49 CFR 385 - Incorporation by Reference; North American Standard Out-of-Service Criteria; Hazardous Materials Safety Permits
141876training.aspx/training/workplace-safety-training-speakers-notes/safety-administration/injury-and-illness-records-osha300/Webinar-2019-11-Top-OSHA-Recordkeeping-Mistakes-of/Injury and Illness Records (OSHA 300)Speaker's Notes Webinar [2019-11]: Top OSHA Recordkeeping Mistakes of 2019: Key Pain Points to Avoid for 2020
141877training.aspx/training/on-demand-webinars/safety-administration/injury-and-illness-records-osha300/Webinar-2019-11-Top-OSHA-Recordkeeping-Mistakes-of-141877/Injury and Illness Records (OSHA 300)On-Demand Webinars Webinar [2019-11]: Top OSHA Recordkeeping Mistakes of 2019: Key Pain Points to Avoid for 2020
141878training.aspx/training/workplace-safety-training-speakers-notes/safety-administration/safety-general/Webinar-2019-11-Safety-Department-of-One-Strategie/Safety - GeneralSpeaker's Notes Webinar [2019-11]: Safety Department of One: Strategies for Driving Engagement, Balancing Competing Demands, and Increasing Your Impact
141879training.aspx/training/on-demand-webinars/safety-administration/safety-general/Webinar-2019-11-Safety-Department-of-One-Strategie-141879/Safety - GeneralOn-Demand Webinars Webinar [2019-11]: Safety Department of One: Strategies for Driving Engagement, Balancing Competing Demands, and Increasing Your Impact
141880training.aspx/training/workplace-safety-training-speakers-notes/safety-administration/injury-and-illness-records-osha300/Webinar-2019-11-Injury-and-Illness-Recordkeeping-i/Injury and Illness Records (OSHA 300)Speaker's Notes Webinar [2019-11]: Injury and Illness Recordkeeping in California: Key State Differences and Upcoming Developments on the 2020 Horizon
141881training.aspx/training/on-demand-webinars/safety-administration/injury-and-illness-records-osha300/Webinar-2019-11-Injury-and-Illness-Recordkeeping-i-141881/Injury and Illness Records (OSHA 300)On-Demand Webinars Webinar [2019-11]: Injury and Illness Recordkeeping in California: Key State Differences and Upcoming Developments on the 2020 Horizon
141882training.aspx/training/workplace-safety-training-speakers-notes/equipment-and-process-safety/forklift-safety/Webinar-2019-11-Avoiding-Forklift-Hazards-How-to-M/ForkliftsSpeaker's Notes Webinar [2019-11]: Avoiding Forklift Hazards: How to Minimize Operator and Pedestrian Injuries Through OSHA-Compliant Training & Employee Accountability
141883training.aspx/training/on-demand-webinars/equipment-and-process-safety/forklift-safety/Webinar-2019-11-Avoiding-Forklift-Hazards-How-to-M-141883/ForkliftsOn-Demand Webinars Webinar [2019-11]: Avoiding Forklift Hazards: How to Minimize Operator and Pedestrian Injuries Through OSHA-Compliant Training & Employee Accountability
141884faqs.aspx/workplace-safety-faqs/emergency-planning-and-response/exit-routes/We-have-a-two-level-stairway-with-open-space-under/Exit RoutesQuestions & Answers We have a two level stairway with open space underneath. It is grated. We had the question come up if it would be acceptable to store plastic buckets underneath. Would this be acceptable or would it be a problem for exit routes during a fire?
141860faqs.aspx/workplace-safety-faqs/safety-administration/injury-and-illness-records-osha300/Is-an-allergic-reaction-to-a-TB-test-for-the-shot-/Injury and Illness Records (OSHA 300)Questions & Answers Is an allergic reaction to a TB test for the shot required for work considered OSHA recordable?
141856regActivity.aspx/workplace-safety-regulatory-activity/final-regulations/OSHA-Occupational-Safety-and-Health-Administration/29-CFR-Parts-1904-1910-1915-1918-and-1926-OSHA-Sta/OSHA Final Rules 29 CFR Parts 1904, 1910, 1915, 1918, and 1926 - OSHA Standards and Regulations; Corrections
141859faqs.aspx/workplace-safety-faqs/safety-administration/injury-and-illness-records-osha300/On-the-subject-of-29-CFR-19048-work-related-needl/Injury and Illness Records (OSHA 300)Questions & Answers For a needlestick incident, how does one determine OPIM for recordability if the needle was disposed of prior to manager notification?
141851reference.aspx/workplace-safety-reference-materials/white-papers/transportation-safety/alcohol-and-drugs-testing-motor-carriers/Employers-guide-to-FMCSA-drug-alcohol-rules/Alcohol & Drugs (Motor Carriers)White Papers Employers’ guide to FMCSA drug, alcohol rules
141852faqs.aspx/workplace-safety-faqs/employee-health/bloodborne-pathogens/Hi-I-have-a-question-regarding-the-required-signag/Bloodborne PathogensQuestions & Answers We store biohazardous samples in an ultra-low temperature freezer and label the freezer as such. Do the doors into the area need the biohazard label on them to let employees know that they are entering into an area that has biohazardous material in it?
141853training.aspx/training/workplace-safety-training-talks/hazardous-substances-and-materials/hazard-communication/Hazard-communication-HazCom-The-SDS-and-accidental/Hazard Communication Toolbox Talks Hazard communication (HazCom): The SDS and accidental releases
141854training.aspx/training/workplace-safety-training-talks/employee-safety/noise-hearing-protection/Hearing-protection-Earplugs/NoiseToolbox Talks Hearing protection: Earplugs
141855training.aspx/training/workplace-safety-training-talks/construction-safety/construction-safety/Flagger-safety-in-roadway-work-zones/Construction - GeneralToolbox Talks Flagger safety in roadway work zones
141846faqs.aspx/workplace-safety-faqs/construction-safety/fall-protection-construction/-Type-Question-Here-I-am-asking-a-question-of-whet/Fall Protection (Construction)Questions & Answers Can I train my employees for Subpart R or am required as a Steel Erection company to have them certified through a union trainer or on a training site?
141847faqs.aspx/workplace-safety-faqs/construction-safety/fall-protection-construction/Regarding-First-Man-Up-and-Last-Man-Down-or-Woman-/Fall Protection (Construction)Questions & Answers Regarding the First Man Up and Last Man Down practice in roofing, is a qualified worker exempt from needing fall protection when installing the first anchor point?
141838training.aspx/training/workplace-safety-training-speakers-notes/safety-administration/safety-general/Webinar-2019-11-Managing-Safety-at-Multi-Employer-/Safety - GeneralSpeaker's Notes Webinar [2019-11]: Managing Safety at Multi-Employer and Joint Employer Worksites: Key Strategies for Ensuring Contractor Compliance and Limiting Liability
141839training.aspx/training/on-demand-webinars/safety-administration/safety-general/Webinar-2019-11-Managing-Safety-at-Multi-Employer-141839/Safety - GeneralOn-Demand Webinars Webinar [2019-11]: Managing Safety at Multi-Employer and Joint Employer Worksites: Key Strategies for Ensuring Contractor Compliance and Limiting Liability
141840training.aspx/training/workplace-safety-training-speakers-notes/safety-administration/injury-and-illness-records-osha300/Webinar-2019-11-OSHA-Recordkeeping-for-Workers-Com/Injury and Illness Records (OSHA 300)Speaker's Notes Webinar [2019-11]: OSHA Recordkeeping for Workers' Comp: The Difference Between Recordable and Compensable Injuries and How to Effectively Manage Claims
141841training.aspx/training/on-demand-webinars/safety-administration/injury-and-illness-records-osha300/Webinar-2019-11-OSHA-Recordkeeping-for-Workers-Com-141841/Injury and Illness Records (OSHA 300)On-Demand Webinars Webinar [2019-11]: OSHA Recordkeeping for Workers' Comp: The Difference Between Recordable and Compensable Injuries and How to Effectively Manage Claims
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