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  • Wednesday, October 27, 2021
    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) cited a Bloomingdale, Illinois, nursing facility with violations of the agency’s COVID-19 healthcare emergency temporary standard (ETS).
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  • Monday, October 25, 2021
    On October 14, the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) called for a federal emergency temporary standard (ETS) requiring COVID-19 vaccination or weekly negative tests that takes a risk-assessment approach rather than applying employer requirements primarily based on employee counts.
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  • Wednesday, October 20, 2021
    The construction industry fall protection standard (29 CFR §1926.501) continues to top the list of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) most frequently cited standards for the 11th year in a row.
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  • Monday, October 18, 2021
    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) cited an Ohio paint and resins manufacturer with 2 willful and 33 serious safety violations in connection with a fatal April 8 fire and explosion at Yenkin-Majestic Paint and OPC Polymers Corporation in Columbus.
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  • Friday, October 15, 2021
    On October 7, FMCSA issued a final rule closing a loophole in the enforcement of the agency’s drug and alcohol regulations by requiring states to deny or downgrade commercial driver’s licenses (CDLs) or learner’s permits for commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers with drug or alcohol violations (86 FR 55718).
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