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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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Questions & Answers:
There is mandatory training under certain rules after the site hazard assessment determines the specific workplace hazards that employees will encounter.
Speaker's Notes:
Eric Conn and Aaron Gelb of Conn Maciel Carey shed light on the top OSHA regulatory risks you'll face in 2019—and what you can do to minimize your organization's vulnerability to costly fines and penalties.
On-Demand Webinars:
Eric Conn and Aaron Gelb of Conn Maciel Carey shed light on the top OSHA regulatory risks you'll face in 2019—and what you can do to minimize your organization's vulnerability to costly fines and penalties.
Speaker's Notes:
Attorney Benjamin Kim of Nixon Peabody, LLP, explains the regulatory risks employers in California will face in 2019 and how to minimize your organization's vulnerability to costly fines and penalties.
On-Demand Webinars:
Attorney Benjamin Kim of Nixon Peabody, LLP, explains the regulatory risks employers in California will face in 2019 and how to minimize your organization's vulnerability to costly fines and penalties.
Speaker's Notes:
Patricia Eyres, a skilled attorney specializing in ADA compliance, provides a comprehensive look at practical and legal considerations for handling opioids and marijuana in the workplace.
On-Demand Webinars:
Patricia Eyres, a skilled attorney specializing in ADA compliance, provides a comprehensive look at practical and legal considerations for handling opioids and marijuana in the workplace.
White Papers:
Workplace violence can happen to any worker in any industry. The Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission (OSHRC) recently reaffirmed that violence in the workplace is a recognizable hazard, and employers are responsible for protecting employees from assaults and homicides.
Questions & Answers:
You can use the BLR's forklift operator training materials to do your basic knowledge and safe work practice awareness training normally done in the classroom; however, you must supplement these training materials with site-specific information about hazards, site conditions, and safe practices unique to the worksite. For example, if you use certain fork attachments, modify the training materials to incorporate the hazard and best practice information about the attachments.
Final Rules:
FMCSA corrected the entry-level driver training (ELDT) final rule published on March 6, 2019, titled "Commercial Driver's License Upgrade from Class B to Class A.'' The March 6, 2019 final rule contained an error in the amendatory instruction that was corrected in order to ensure the regulatory text matches the discussion of the change being made in the preamble to the document.
Questions & Answers:
Hello, I am looking for specific standards and regulations regarding aerial lifts and over head power lines. thanks
Updated Documents
There is mandatory training under certain rules after the site hazard assessment determines the specific workplace hazards that employees will encounter.
You can use the BLR's forklift operator training materials to do your basic knowledge and safe work practice awareness training normally done in the classroom; however, you must supplement these training materials with site-specific information about hazards, site conditions, and safe practices unique to the worksite. For example, if you use certain fork attachments, modify the training materials to incorporate the hazard and best practice information about the attachments.
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140675faqs.aspx/workplace-safety-faqs/safety-administration/workplace-safety-training/Are-there-any-mandatory-required-training-for-Anim/Training Questions & Answers Is there mandatory required training for animal shelter employees?
140676faqs.aspx/workplace-safety-faqs/hazardous-substances-and-materials/laboratory-safety/Is-there-any-requirement-that-a-sink-faucet-needs-/Laboratory SafetyQuestions & Answers Is there any requirement that a sink faucet needs to be in a lab that contains corrosive chemicals? The lab already has an eye wash and safety shower.
140677training.aspx/training/workplace-safety-training-speakers-notes/safety-administration/OSHA-Occupational-Safety-and-Health-Administration/Webinar-2018-12-OSHAs-Top-Regulatory-Risks-of-2019/OSHA Speaker's Notes Webinar [2018-12]: OSHA's Top Regulatory Risks of 2019: What to Do Right Now to Avoid Fines
140678training.aspx/training/on-demand-webinars/safety-administration/OSHA-Occupational-Safety-and-Health-Administration/Webinar-2018-12-OSHAs-Top-Regulatory-Risks-of-2019-140678/OSHA On-Demand Webinars Webinar [2018-12]: OSHA's Top Regulatory Risks of 2019: What to Do Right Now to Avoid Fines
140682training.aspx/training/workplace-safety-training-speakers-notes/safety-administration/OSHA-Occupational-Safety-and-Health-Administration/Webinar-2018-12-Important-CalOSHA-Updates-for-2019-140682/OSHA Speaker's Notes Webinar [2018-12]: Important Cal/OSHA Updates for 2019: The Practical Impact on Your Policies and Procedures
140683training.aspx/training/on-demand-webinars/safety-administration/OSHA-Occupational-Safety-and-Health-Administration/Webinar-2018-12-Important-CalOSHA-Updates-for-2019-140683/OSHA On-Demand Webinars Webinar [2018-12]: Important Cal/OSHA Updates for 2019: The Practical Impact on Your Policies and Procedures
140684training.aspx/training/workplace-safety-training-speakers-notes/employee-health/alcohol-and-drugs-testing/Webinar-2018-12-Dealing-with-Opioids-and-Marijuana/Alcohol & DrugsSpeaker's Notes Webinar [2018-12]: Dealing with Opioids and Marijuana in the Workplace: A Dozen Strategies for Drug Testing, Managing Leave and Accommodations, and Limiting Liability
140685training.aspx/training/on-demand-webinars/employee-health/alcohol-and-drugs-testing/Webinar-2018-12-Dealing-with-Opioids-and-Marijuana-140685/Alcohol & DrugsOn-Demand Webinars Webinar [2018-12]: Dealing with Opioids and Marijuana in the Workplace: A Dozen Strategies for Drug Testing, Managing Leave and Accommodations, and Limiting Liability
140686reference.aspx/workplace-safety-reference-materials/white-papers/emergency-planning-and-response/violence-in-workplace/Workplace-violence-Prevention-strategies-for-emplo/Violence in the WorkplaceWhite Papers Workplace violence: Prevention strategies for employers
140687faqs.aspx/workplace-safety-faqs/equipment-and-process-safety/forklift-safety/We-have-been-outsourcing-our-ForkLift-Training.-Ca/ForkliftsQuestions & Answers We have been outsourcing our ForkLift Training. Can we now use your materials to do the training internally? Can we also designate an existing trained operator to do the hands on training of the forklifts for new employees and then legally certify them
140667regActivity.aspx/workplace-safety-regulatory-activity/final-regulations/driver-safety-motor-carriers/49-CFR-380-Commercial-Drivers-License-Upgrade-from-140667/Commercial Driver SafetyFinal Rules 49 CFR 380 - Commercial Driver's License Upgrade from Class B to Class A; Correction
140672faqs.aspx/workplace-safety-faqs/employee-safety/aerial-lifts/Hello-I-am-looking-for-specific-standards-and-regu/Aerial LiftsQuestions & Answers I am looking for specific standards and regulations regarding aerial lifts and over head power lines
140660faqs.aspx/workplace-safety-faqs/emergency-planning-and-response/confined-spaces/what-are-the-rules-concerning-Non-Permit-Confined-/Confined SpacesQuestions & Answers What are the rules concerning Non-Permit Confined Spaces? Do they require classification as such, signage, or atmosphere readings?
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140675faqs.aspx/workplace-safety-faqs/safety-administration/workplace-safety-training/Are-there-any-mandatory-required-training-for-Anim/Training Questions & Answers Is there mandatory required training for animal shelter employees?
140687faqs.aspx/workplace-safety-faqs/equipment-and-process-safety/forklift-safety/We-have-been-outsourcing-our-ForkLift-Training.-Ca/ForkliftsQuestions & Answers We have been outsourcing our ForkLift Training. Can we now use your materials to do the training internally? Can we also designate an existing trained operator to do the hands on training of the forklifts for new employees and then legally certify them
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