NSC expo
Subscribe or Register
View Cart  

Earn recertification points from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals by taking a quiz about this issue.

What's Your Opinion?

Should employers' injury and illness data be made public?

Take the poll and add your comment.

Vote   Results


 

Does your CEO 'Get it?'

Tell us why on the submission form and your CEO could appear among the 2017 selections.

Get the news that's
important to you.

Sign up for Safety+Health’s free monthly newsletters on:

  • Construction
  • Health Care Workers
  • Manufacturing
  • Mining, Oil and Gas
  • Office Safety Tips
  • Transportation
  • Worker Health and Wellness
  • Subscribe today

    Construction to be focus of next Standards Improvement Project

    August 25, 2011

    Tags
    • / Print
    • Reprints
    • Text Size:
      A A

    Washington – OSHA will focus on removing or revising outdated, duplicative and inconsistent construction standards in Phase IV of its Standards Improvement Project, according to a plan (.pdf file) released Aug. 23 by the Department of Labor.

    Phase IV, which will be part of an upcoming regulatory agenda, fits with the Obama administration’s larger effort to eliminate unnecessary regulations.

    DOL cannot yet estimate cost savings but said the three earlier phases saved employers $63.7 million per year in 2010 dollars.

    Post a comment to this article

    Safety+Health welcomes comments that promote respectful dialogue. Please stay on topic. Comments that contain personal attacks, profanity or abusive language – or those aggressively promoting products or services – will be removed. We reserve the right to determine which comments violate our comment policy.