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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
Employee Newsletters:
This month's issue includes information on occupational skin disease while working indoors, preventing fires due to electrical hazards, and rake safety.
Proposed Rules:
The Department of Labor has published the Semiannual Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions online. However, the Regulatory Flexibility Act requires publication of a regulatory flexibility agenda in the Federal Register. This Federal Register Notice contains the regulatory flexibility agenda.
Notices:
OSHA has requested information and comment on issues related to the mechanical power presses standard. OSHA is seeking information regarding whether it should update the mechanical power presses standard and, if so, how closely the standard should follow the current ANSI standard for mechanical power presses. It is also seeking information on the types of presses that should be covered, the use and certification of equipment, and other topics such as presence-sensing device initiation (PSDI) systems, and requirements for press modifications, training, and injury eporting.
The Department of Labor has submitted this OSHA-sponsored information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget for review and approval.
The Department of Labor has submitted this OSHA-sponsored information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget for review and approval.
OSHA has solicited public comments concerning the proposal to extend the Office of Management and Budget's approval of the information collection requirements specified in the Standard on Reports of Injuries to Employees Operating Mechanical Power Presses.
OSHA has solicited comments concerning the proposal to extend the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval of the information collection requirements contained in the Beryllium Standards for General Industry.
Final Rules:
DOT has issued a final rule codifying the statutory requirement that State driver licensing agencies (SDLAs) implement a system and practices for the exclusively electronic exchange of driver history record (DHR) information through the Commercial Driver's License Information System (CDLIS), including the posting of convictions, withdrawals, and disqualifications.
Speaker's Notes:
The most effective way to change how your employees typically think, respond, or act is to transform safety from a conscious act into a habit. Learn how to make safety a routine practice in your workplace through this informative webinar!
On-Demand Webinars:
The most effective way to change how your employees typically think, respond, or act is to transform safety from a conscious act into a habit. Learn how to make safety a routine practice in your workplace through this informative webinar!
Final Rules:
DOL has given notice that the period for submitting public comments is being extended by 30 days to allow stakeholders interested in the emergency temporary standard (ETS) additional time to review the ETS and collect information and data necessary for comment.
Updated Documents
Quizzes:
This safety session should teach employees the hazards and symptoms of working in heat and how to reduce risks of working in hot temperatures and respond to danger signals. Use this Spanish quiz to accompany the Working in the Heat trainer's outline.
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144064employeeNewsletters.aspx/workplace-safety-employee-newsletters/August-2021-Safety-Works-for-Employees/Safety - GeneralEmployee Newsletters August 2021 Safety Works for Employees
144061regActivity.aspx/workplace-safety-regulatory-activity/proposed-regulations/OSHA-Occupational-Safety-and-Health-Administration/Semiannual-Regulatory-Agenda-144061/OSHA Proposed Rules Semiannual Regulatory Agenda
144056regActivity.aspx/workplace-safety-regulatory-activity/regulatory-notices/machine-safety/Mechanical-Power-Presses-Update/Machine Safety Notices Mechanical Power Presses Update
144049regActivity.aspx/workplace-safety-regulatory-activity/regulatory-notices/safety-general/Agency-Information-Collection-Activities-Submissio-144049/Safety - GeneralNotices Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Cotton Dust Standard
144050regActivity.aspx/workplace-safety-regulatory-activity/regulatory-notices/bloodborne-pathogens/Agency-Information-Collection-Activities-Submissio-144050/Bloodborne PathogensNotices Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Bloodborne Pathogens Standard
144045regActivity.aspx/workplace-safety-regulatory-activity/regulatory-notices/machine-safety/Reports-of-Injuries-to-Employees-Operating-Mechani-144045/Machine Safety Notices Reports of Injuries to Employees Operating Mechanical Power Presses; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of an Information Collection Requirements
144046regActivity.aspx/workplace-safety-regulatory-activity/regulatory-notices/toxic-and-hazardous-substances/Beryllium-Standards-for-General-Industry-Extension/Toxic and Hazardous SubstancesNotices Beryllium Standards for General Industry; Extension for the Office of Management and Budget's Approval of the Information Collection Requirements
144041regActivity.aspx/workplace-safety-regulatory-activity/final-regulations/driver-safety-motor-carriers/49-CFR-384-Commercial-Drivers-License-Standards-Re/Commercial Driver SafetyFinal Rules 49 CFR 384 - Commercial Driver's License Standards, Requirements and Penalties; Exclusively Electronic Exchange of Driver History Record Information
144040reference.aspx/workplace-safety-reference-materials/OSHA-interpretations/hazardous-substances-and-materials/HAZWOPER-hazardous-waste-operations-and-emergency-response/Clarification-the-combination-of-classroom-trainin/HAZWOPER Interpretations Clarification of the combination of classroom training and hands-on training needed to fulfill the OSHA HAZWOPER Standard's training requirements. [1910.120]
144025training.aspx/training/workplace-safety-training-speakers-notes/safety-administration/safety-general/Webinar-2021-04-Harness-the-Power-of-Habits-How-Cr/Safety - GeneralSpeaker's Notes Webinar [2021-04]: Harness the Power of Habits: How Creating Habits Can Improve Workplace Safety and Increase Your Bottom Line
144026training.aspx/training/on-demand-webinars/safety-administration/safety-general/Webinar-2021-04-Harness-the-Power-of-Habits-How-Cr-144026/Safety - GeneralOn-Demand Webinars Webinar [2021-04]: Harness the Power of Habits: How Creating Habits Can Improve Workplace Safety and Increase Your Bottom Line
144020regActivity.aspx/workplace-safety-regulatory-activity/final-regulations/employee-health/Occupational-Exposure-to-COVID-19-Emergency-Tempor/Health - GeneralFinal Rules Occupational Exposure to COVID-19; Emergency Temporary Standard
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98027training.aspx/training/quizzes/employee-health/heat-and-cold/Working-In-the-Heat-PDF-98027/Heat and ColdQuizzes Working In the Heat [7-Minute Safety Trainer] - Spanish
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