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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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Speaker's Notes:
In this on-demand webinar, Michael Peelish, attorney with the Law Offices of Adele Abrams, P.C., discusses how to ensure that your safety program is compliant concerning temporary staff.
On-Demand Webinars:
In this on-demand webinar, Michael Peelish, attorney with the Law Offices of Adele Abrams, P.C., discusses how to ensure that your safety program is compliant concerning temporary staff.
Proposed Rules:
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) extends the comment period for its August 22, 2019 notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) to amend its hours-of-service (HOS) rules.
Toolbox Talks:
This talk discusses the steps that employees should take in the event of an earthquake in their workplace.
This talk informs employees performing carpentry tasks about the hazards they may face on the job related to musculoskeletal disorders and the safe ergonomic practices that can help prevent injuries.
This talk explains to employees with occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens the procedures to follow in California if an exposure incident occurs.
This talk discusses the hazards associated with industrial-strength pressure washers and safe practices for employees to follow to avoid injury.
This talk provides tips to outdoor workers for staying cool when required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in hot weather conditions.
This talk discusses the hazards of heat stress, provides tips for outdoor workers to stay safe when working in hot conditions, and describes the employer’s procedures for protecting workers from heat stress as required by California’s heat illness prevention regulation (8 CCR 3395).
This talk informs employees who perform tree work in California about the hazards they may face on the job and the safe practices that can help prevent injuries or death.
Speaker's Notes:
In this on-demand webinar, Abby Ferri, vice president at Hays Companies, discusses how to set up an effective action-based safety committee.
On-Demand Webinars:
In this on-demand webinar, Abby Ferri, vice president at Hays Companies, discusses how to set up an effective action-based safety committee.
White Papers:
The list of states that have legalized marijuana for either medical purposes, recreational use, or both continues to grow, and laws governing workplace drug testing are evolving quickly. Where does that leave employers seeking a drug-free workplace for safety reasons? The answer is complicated.
Final Rules:
FMCSA amends its hours-of-service (HOS) requirements applicable to drivers of property-carrying commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) to remove provisions requiring that a 34-hour restart include two periods between 1 a.m. and 5 a.m. and limiting use of a restart to once every 168 hours--provisions that were promulgated in December 2011.
Guidance Documents:
This report explores the top causes of OSHA citations for employers in fiscal year 2018, penalty amounts, industry-specific citation data, and best practices to prevent future violations.
Questions & Answers:
I am looking for guidance for Fire Warden (or marshal) counts based on building occupancy or size. A warden must make note of whether people in their part of a building evacuate.
Speaker's Notes:
In this on-demand webinar, Gary Visscher, Of Counsel for the Law Office of Adele Abrams, P.C., discusses how to comply with machine guarding and LOTO standards and protect workers.
On-Demand Webinars:
In this on-demand webinar, Gary Visscher, Of Counsel for the Law Office of Adele Abrams, P.C., discusses how to comply with machine guarding and LOTO standards and protect workers.
Proposed Rules:
FMCSA proposes to extend the compliance date for the requirement established by the Commercial Driver's License Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse (Clearinghouse) final rule that States request information from the Clearinghouse (``query'') before completing certain commercial driver's license (CDL) transactions.
White Papers:
An alert pops up on your computer or phone: “Area Flood Warning.” The National Weather Service has predicted heavy, sustained rainfall for your area. Are you ready?
Updated Documents
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141302training.aspx/training/workplace-safety-training-speakers-notes/safety-administration/temporary-workers/Webinar-2019-06-Temporary-Worker-Safety-101-Essent/Temporary WorkersSpeaker's Notes Webinar [2019-06]: Temporary Worker Safety 101: Essential Strategies for Host Employers and Staffing Agencies
141303training.aspx/training/on-demand-webinars/safety-administration/temporary-workers/Webinar-2019-06-Temporary-Worker-Safety-101-Essent-141303/Temporary WorkersOn-Demand Webinars Webinar [2019-06]: Temporary Worker Safety 101: Essential Strategies for Host Employers and Staffing Agencies
141297regActivity.aspx/workplace-safety-regulatory-activity/proposed-regulations/hours-of-service-motor-carriers/49-CFR-395-Hours-of-Service-of-Drivers-Extension-o/Hours of Service (Motor Carriers)Proposed Rules 49 CFR 395 - Hours of Service of Drivers; Extension of Comment Period
141290training.aspx/training/workplace-safety-training-talks/emergency-planning-and-response/emergency-preparedness/Preparing-for-earthquakes-in-California/Emergency PreparednessToolbox Talks Preparing for earthquakes in California
141291training.aspx/training/workplace-safety-training-talks/employee-health/workplace-ergonomics/Construction-ergonomics-carpentry-best-practices/Ergonomics Toolbox Talks Construction ergonomics: carpentry best practices
141292training.aspx/training/workplace-safety-training-talks/employee-health/bloodborne-pathogens/Bloodborne-pathogens-exposure-incidents-in-Califor/Bloodborne PathogensToolbox Talks Bloodborne pathogens exposure incidents in California
141293training.aspx/training/workplace-safety-training-talks/equipment-and-process-safety/hand-and-portable-power-tools/Pressure-washer-safety/Hand and Portable Power ToolsToolbox Talks Pressure washer safety
141294training.aspx/training/workplace-safety-training-talks/employee-health/heat-and-cold/PPE-strategies-to-beat-the-heat/Heat and ColdToolbox Talks PPE strategies to beat the heat
141295training.aspx/training/workplace-safety-training-talks/employee-health/heat-and-cold/Preventing-heat-stress-in-California/Heat and ColdToolbox Talks Preventing heat stress in California
141296training.aspx/training/workplace-safety-training-talks/equipment-and-process-safety/specific-industries/Tree-work-safety-in-California/Specific IndustriesToolbox Talks Tree work safety in California
141281training.aspx/training/workplace-safety-training-speakers-notes/safety-administration/safety-committees/Webinar-2019-06-Supercharging-Safety-Committees-Ho/Safety CommitteesSpeaker's Notes Webinar [2019-06]: Supercharging Safety Committees: How to Develop Effective Advocates of Safety and Compliance Initiatives
141283training.aspx/training/on-demand-webinars/safety-administration/safety-committees/Webinar-2019-06-Supercharging-Safety-Committees-Ho-141283/Safety CommitteesOn-Demand Webinars Webinar [2019-06]: Supercharging Safety Committees: How to Develop Effective Advocates of Safety and Compliance Initiatives
141284reference.aspx/workplace-safety-reference-materials/white-papers/employee-health/alcohol-and-drugs-testing/Marijuana-in-the-workplace-An-inside-look-at-legal/Alcohol & DrugsWhite Papers Marijuana in the workplace: An inside look at legalization, testing laws, and more
141273regActivity.aspx/workplace-safety-regulatory-activity/final-regulations/hours-of-service-motor-carriers/49-CFR-395-Hours-of-Service-of-Drivers-Restart-Pro/Hours of Service (Motor Carriers)Final Rules 49 CFR 395 - Hours of Service of Drivers--Restart Provisions
141279reference.aspx/workplace-safety-reference-materials/guidance-documents/safety-administration/OSHA-and-state-safety-compliance-enforcement/Top-10-OSHA-Violations-for-2018-Industry-Trends-an/Enforcement Guidance Documents Top 10 OSHA Violations for 2018: Industry Trends and Key Steps for Prevention [2019 edition]
141272faqs.aspx/workplace-safety-faqs/emergency-planning-and-response/emergency-action-plans/I-am-looking-for-guidance-for-Fire-Warden-or-marsh/Emergency Action PlansQuestions & Answers I am looking for guidance for Fire Warden (or marshal) counts based on building occupancy or size. A warden must make note of whether people in their part of a building evacuate.
141268training.aspx/training/workplace-safety-training-speakers-notes/equipment-and-process-safety/lockout-tagout-LOTO/Webinar-2019-06-Simplify-Your-LockoutTagout-and-Ma/Lockout/TagoutSpeaker's Notes Webinar [2019-06]: Simplify Your Lockout/Tagout and Machine Guarding Compliance: How to Protect Workers and Meet OSHA Requirements
141269training.aspx/training/on-demand-webinars/equipment-and-process-safety/lockout-tagout-LOTO/Webinar-2019-06-Simplify-Your-LockoutTagout-and-Ma-141269/Lockout/TagoutOn-Demand Webinars Webinar [2019-06]: Simplify Your Lockout/Tagout and Machine Guarding Compliance: How to Protect Workers and Meet OSHA Requirements
141261regActivity.aspx/workplace-safety-regulatory-activity/proposed-regulations/alcohol-and-drugs-testing-motor-carriers/49-CFR-382-383-and-384-Extension-of-Compliance-Dat/Alcohol & Drugs (Motor Carriers)Proposed Rules 49 CFR 382, 383, and 384 - Extension of Compliance Date for States' Query of the Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse
141265reference.aspx/workplace-safety-reference-materials/white-papers/emergency-planning-and-response/emergency-preparedness/Are-you-ready-for-the-next-storm/Emergency PreparednessWhite Papers Are you ready for the next storm?
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