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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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Quizzes:
Hazardous chemicals are found in many workplaces, and every day millions of workers face potential exposure. Therefore, it is important to know what chemicals are in your workplace, what hazards they present, and how to limit exposure to those chemicals. OSHA's Hazard Communication (HazCom) Standard requires that employees be informed of the hazards associated with the chemicals in their workplace and how to protect themselves from those hazards. Use this quiz to help train workers on this important topic.
Handouts:
Hazardous chemicals are found in many workplaces, and every day millions of workers face potential exposure. Therefore, it is important to know what chemicals are in your workplace, what hazards they present, and how to limit exposure to those chemicals. OSHA's Hazard Communication (HazCom) Standard requires that employees be informed of the hazards associated with the chemicals in their workplace and how to protect themselves from those hazards. Use this handout to help train workers on this important topic.
Training Exercises:
Hazardous chemicals are found in many workplaces, and every day millions of workers face potential exposure. Therefore, it is important to know what chemicals are in your workplace, what hazards they present, and how to limit exposure to those chemicals. OSHA's Hazard Communication (HazCom) Standard requires that employees be informed of the hazards associated with the chemicals in their workplace and how to protect themselves from those hazards. Use this exercise to help train workers on this important topic.
Hazardous chemicals are found in many workplaces, and every day millions of workers face potential exposure. Therefore, it is important to know what chemicals are in your workplace, what hazards they present, and how to limit exposure to those chemicals. OSHA's Hazard Communication (HazCom) Standard requires that employees be informed of the hazards associated with the chemicals in their workplace and how to protect themselves from those hazards. Use this exercise to help train workers on this important topic.
Speaker's Notes:
Hazardous chemicals are found in many workplaces, and every day millions of workers face potential exposure. Therefore, it is important to know what chemicals are in your workplace, what hazards they present, and how to limit exposure to those chemicals. OSHA's Hazard Communication (HazCom) Standard requires that employees be informed of the hazards associated with the chemicals in their workplace and how to protect themselves from those hazards. Use these speaker's notes to help train workers on this important topic.
Trainer's Guides:
Hazardous chemicals are found in many workplaces, and every day millions of workers face potential exposure. Therefore, it is important to know what chemicals are in your workplace, what hazards they present, and how to limit exposure to those chemicals. OSHA's Hazard Communication (HazCom) Standard requires that employees be informed of the hazards associated with the chemicals in their workplace and how to protect themselves from those hazards. Use this trainer's guide to help train workers on this important topic.
Audio Presentations:
Hazardous chemicals are found in many workplaces, and every day millions of workers face potential exposure. Therefore, it is important to know what chemicals are in your workplace, what hazards they present, and how to limit exposure to those chemicals. OSHA's Hazard Communication (HazCom) Standard requires that employees be informed of the hazards associated with the chemicals in their workplace and how to protect themselves from those hazards. This course describes how that information is conveyed to employees.
PowerPoints:
Hazardous chemicals are found in many workplaces, and every day millions of workers face potential exposure. Therefore, it is important to know what chemicals are in your workplace, what hazards they present, and how to limit exposure to those chemicals. OSHA's Hazard Communication (HazCom) Standard requires that employees be informed of the hazards associated with the chemicals in their workplace and how to protect themselves from those hazards. This course describes how that information is conveyed to employees.
Handouts:
Hazardous chemicals are found in many workplaces, and every day millions of workers face potential exposure. Therefore, it is important to know what chemicals are in your workplace, what hazards they present, and how to limit exposure to those chemicals. OSHA's Hazard Communication (HazCom) Standard requires that employees be informed of the hazards associated with the chemicals in their workplace and how to protect themselves from those hazards. Use this handout to help train workers on this important topic.
This safety session teaches employees to recognize hazards associated with dry ice; to safely handle, store, and dispose of dry ice; to identify signs of overexposure to dry ice and carbon dioxide gas; and to respond to injury and illness caused by dry ice and carbon dioxide gas. Use this Spanish handout to accompany the Dry Ice Safety trainer's outline.
Quizzes:
This safety session teaches employees to recognize hazards associated with dry ice; to safely handle, store, and dispose of dry ice; to identify signs of overexposure to dry ice and carbon dioxide gas; and to respond to injury and illness caused by dry ice and carbon dioxide gas. Use this Spanish quiz to train your workers on dry ice hazards.
Plans:
This Commercial Motor Vehicles Safety Plan applies to all employees and contractors who operate commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) in fulfillment of their employment responsibilities for their company. The contents of this plan are meant to assist in the development and implementation of a commercial motor vehicle safety program, as outlined under 49 CFR 390.
White Papers:
You probably have a sense that handling your company's workers' compensation claims is related to managing your company’s compliance with federal or state occupational safety and health laws and regulations. However, there are differences.
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.
Updated Documents
Quizzes:
Hazardous chemicals are found in many workplaces, and every day millions of workers face potential exposure. Therefore, it is important to know what chemicals are in your workplace, what hazards they present, and how to limit exposure to those chemicals. OSHA's Hazard Communication (HazCom) Standard requires that employees be informed of the hazards associated with the chemicals in their workplace and how to protect themselves from those hazards. Use this quiz to help train workers on this important topic.
Handouts:
Hazardous chemicals are found in many workplaces, and every day millions of workers face potential exposure. Therefore, it is important to know what chemicals are in your workplace, what hazards they present, and how to limit exposure to those chemicals. OSHA's Hazard Communication (HazCom) Standard requires that employees be informed of the hazards associated with the chemicals in their workplace and how to protect themselves from those hazards. Use this handout to help train workers on this important topic.
Training Exercises:
Hazardous chemicals are found in many workplaces, and every day millions of workers face potential exposure. Therefore, it is important to know what chemicals are in your workplace, what hazards they present, and how to limit exposure to those chemicals. OSHA's Hazard Communication (HazCom) Standard requires that employees be informed of the hazards associated with the chemicals in their workplace and how to protect themselves from those hazards. Use this exercise to help train workers on this important topic.
Hazardous chemicals are found in many workplaces, and every day millions of workers face potential exposure. Therefore, it is important to know what chemicals are in your workplace, what hazards they present, and how to limit exposure to those chemicals. OSHA's Hazard Communication (HazCom) Standard requires that employees be informed of the hazards associated with the chemicals in their workplace and how to protect themselves from those hazards. Use this exercise to help train workers on this important topic.
Speaker's Notes:
Hazardous chemicals are found in many workplaces, and every day millions of workers face potential exposure. Therefore, it is important to know what chemicals are in your workplace, what hazards they present, and how to limit exposure to those chemicals. OSHA's Hazard Communication (HazCom) Standard requires that employees be informed of the hazards associated with the chemicals in their workplace and how to protect themselves from those hazards. Use these speaker's notes to help train workers on this important topic.
Trainer's Guides:
Hazardous chemicals are found in many workplaces, and every day millions of workers face potential exposure. Therefore, it is important to know what chemicals are in your workplace, what hazards they present, and how to limit exposure to those chemicals. OSHA's Hazard Communication (HazCom) Standard requires that employees be informed of the hazards associated with the chemicals in their workplace and how to protect themselves from those hazards. Use this trainer's guide to help train workers on this important topic.
Audio Presentations:
Hazardous chemicals are found in many workplaces, and every day millions of workers face potential exposure. Therefore, it is important to know what chemicals are in your workplace, what hazards they present, and how to limit exposure to those chemicals. OSHA's Hazard Communication (HazCom) Standard requires that employees be informed of the hazards associated with the chemicals in their workplace and how to protect themselves from those hazards. This course describes how that information is conveyed to employees.
PowerPoints:
Hazardous chemicals are found in many workplaces, and every day millions of workers face potential exposure. Therefore, it is important to know what chemicals are in your workplace, what hazards they present, and how to limit exposure to those chemicals. OSHA's Hazard Communication (HazCom) Standard requires that employees be informed of the hazards associated with the chemicals in their workplace and how to protect themselves from those hazards. This course describes how that information is conveyed to employees.
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143137training.aspx/training/workplace-safety-training-handouts/hazardous-substances-and-materials/chemical-hazards/Dry-Ice-Safety-7-Minute-Safety-Trainer-Spanish/Chemical HazardsHandouts Dry Ice Safety [7-Minute Safety Trainer] - Spanish
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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
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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
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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
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125480training.aspx/training/workplace-safety-trainers-guides/hazardous-substances-and-materials/hazard-communication/Hazcom-and-GHS-What-Employees-Need-to-Know-guide/Hazard Communication Trainer's Guides Hazard Communication and GHS: What Employees Need to Know
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125482training.aspx/training/workplace-safety-training-powerpoints/hazardous-substances-and-materials/hazard-communication/Hazcom-and-GHS-What-Employees-Need-to-Know-ppt/Hazard Communication PowerPoints Hazard Communication and GHS: What Employees Need to Know
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