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  • Tuesday, January 21, 2020
    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Philadelphia Energy Solutions for serious violations of the process safety management (PSM) standard and proposed $132,600 in penalties.
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  • Monday, January 20, 2020
    The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) plans to conduct an updated study into the factors in commercial motor vehicle (CMV) crashes. In a January 15 request for information, the agency asked for public comment on how best to design and conduct a study—the Large Truck Crash Causal Factors Study (LTCCFS)—identifying factors contributing to reportable large truck crashes.
  • Thursday, January 16, 2020
    OSHA has increased compliance activities related to electrical safety regulations and standards over the past few years. Electrical safety expert Lee Marchessault provides an overview of the key steps to compliance in a preview of his upcoming webinar, Arc Flash Hazards: Using NFPA 70E to Protect Employees and Meet OSHA Electrical Safety Requirements.
  • Wednesday, January 15, 2020
    On January 15, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) raised its civil penalties (85 Fed. Reg. 2,292) by approximately 1.8 percent. A single willful violation can now cost an employer up to $134,937, and a serious violation can cost up to $13,494.
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  • Tuesday, January 14, 2020
    The National Safety Council (NSC) has received an additional $500,000 grant from the Pittsburgh-based McElhattan Foundation for the NSC’s Work to Zero initiative, the Council announced.
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141720Enforcement OSHA seeks $132,600 penalty from refinery 01/21/20
141719Motor Carrier Safety FMCSA plans to update large truck crash study 01/20/20
141712Electrical Safety Electrical safety: Using NFPA 70E to protect workers 01/16/20
141700Enforcement Breaking: OSHA raises civil penalties for 2020 01/15/20
141691Safety - General NSC receives additional Work to Zero grant 01/14/20
141685Ergonomics NIOSH: Industrial exoskeletons not well studied 01/13/20
141681Enforcement OSHA enforcement roundup: Discount retailers, fall hazards, silica, and more 01/10/20
141663Safety - General California reveals 2018 rise in worker deaths 01/06/20
141640Alcohol & Drugs (Motor Carriers) FMCSA calls for more random drug tests 01/02/20
141624Commercial Driver Safety NIOSH releases latest motor vehicle safety plan 12/27/19
141611Enforcement OSHA revises amputations NEP 12/20/19
141608Safety - General BLS: Workplace fatalities increased in 2018 12/19/19
141603Enforcement States decline aircraft crew enforcement 12/18/19
141593Commercial Driver Safety FMCSA petitioned to drop hearing requirement 12/17/19
141585Alcohol & Drugs (Motor Carriers) FMCSA extends states’ Clearinghouse compliance deadline 12/16/19
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