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The Latest Safety News
  • Thursday, April 9, 2020
    The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) has issued additional employer guidance related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Cal/OSHA released interim guidelines for long-term care and skilled nursing facilities and agricultural employers.
  • Wednesday, April 8, 2020
    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) suggested that employers consider using filtering facepiece respirators certified under other countries’ standards in light of shortages of N95 respirators.
  • Tuesday, April 7, 2020
    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) cited 11 employers for safety and health violations at the construction site of a planned Hard Rock hotel in downtown New Orleans. Three workers suffered fatal injuries, and 18 others suffered serious injuries in a partial building collapse. The cited employers face $315,536 in penalties.
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  • Thursday, April 2, 2020
    The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) issued interim guidance requiring healthcare facilities to provide surgical masks during the COVID-19 pandemic when respirators are not available.
  • Wednesday, April 1, 2020
    The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has provided additional regulatory relief in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. New steps taken by FMCSA include temporarily allowing drivers with expired Commercial Driver’s Licenses (CDLs) to continue operating commercial motor vehicles (CMVs), allowing drivers with Commercial Learner’s Permits (CLPs) to drive without an observer, and allowing employers to make up for missed random drug and alcohol testing later this year.
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142080Health - General Cal/OSHA issues expanded COVID-19 guidance 04/09/20
142072Respiratory Protection OSHA allows foreign-certified respirators 04/08/20
142067Enforcement OSHA cites employers in New Orleans collapse 04/07/20
142049Respiratory Protection Cal/OSHA allows surgical mask substitution 04/02/20
142040Motor Carrier Safety FMCSA expands COVID-19 response 04/01/20
142026Health - General Nevada OSHA reminds firms of COVID-19 precautions 03/31/20
142025Health - General NIOSH: Responders must be notified of coronavirus exposure 03/30/20
142005Health - General COVID-19: Cal/OSHA issues guidance for childcare services 03/23/20
142002Hours of Service (Motor Carriers) FMCSA expands hours of service relief 03/20/20
141980Enforcement OSHA Region 3 extends silica emphasis program 03/19/20
141969Respiratory Protection OSHA issues temporary respirator enforcement directive 03/17/20
141966Hours of Service (Motor Carriers) FMCSA grants HOS relief for COVID-19 response 03/16/20
141942Health - General OSHA urges businesses to prepare for COVID-19 outbreaks 03/11/20
141936Health - General Cal/OSHA issues interim COVID-19 guidance 03/09/20
141935Health - General COVID-19: EPA releases list of registered disinfectants 03/06/20
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