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The Latest Safety News
  • Wednesday, December 4, 2019
    The number and rate of workplace injuries in the retail trade rose in 2018, according to the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The retail trade was the only one of 19 private industries in which the rate of nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses rose in 2018, the BLS stated.
  • Tuesday, December 3, 2019
    OSHA ordered UPS Ground Freight, doing business as UPS Freight, to compensate a driver wrongfully terminated and harassed for refusing to drive in violation of federal motor carrier safety regulations.
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  • Monday, December 2, 2019
    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) cited a Maine roofing contractor for willful, repeat, and serious workplace safety violations at a jobsite in Springvale, Maine, and is seeking a total of $278,456 in new penalties.
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  • Friday, November 29, 2019
    The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) plans to survey short-haul truck drivers about health and safety issues. NIOSH’s parent agency, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), is seeking Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for a pilot study.
  • Tuesday, November 26, 2019
    A bill mandating a federal workplace violence prevention standard for healthcare and social services passed the U.S. House of Representatives. The bill, the Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act (H.R. 1309), would require the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to establish an interim standard within 1 year, a proposed standard within 2 years, and a final standard within 4 years.
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141561Safety - General BLS: Retail injuries rose in 2018 12/04/19
141558Enforcement OSHA orders UPS to compensate driver 12/03/19
141551Enforcement OSHA cites Maine roofer again 12/02/19
141550Commercial Driver Safety NIOSH plans short-haul truckers survey 11/29/19
141536Violence in the Workplace Healthcare workplace violence bill passes House 11/26/19
141535OSHA OSHA plans forklift, walking-working surfaces proposals 11/25/19
141522OSHA NSC, OSHA renew partnership alliance 11/20/19
141508Safety - General CPWR: Wearable technology could prevent struck-by hazards 11/18/19
141492Safety - General Number of injuries in 2018 unchanged, BLS says 11/15/19
141483Commercial Driver Safety CDC, NIOSH plan driver fatigue study 11/13/19
141473Lead California blood lead law requires Cal/OSHA notice 11/11/19
141471Enforcement CA appeals court upholds Home Depot citations 11/08/19
141467Safety - General Amazon sponsors NSC award, scholarships 11/06/19
141460Enforcement OSHA cites company in heat-related death 11/04/19
141451Safety - General NIOSH announces safety AI competition 11/01/19
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