An OSHA advisory committee recently approved draft guidelines for safety and health program management.
Need more time to comment on OSHA’s “weight of evidence” guidance document? The agency has you covered.
OSHA has renewed a Regional Emphasis Program on vehicle struck-by incidents in Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska.
Notable proposed fines
$198,550 to a New Jersey-based builder for allegations of several fall-related hazards at multiple construction sites
$79,800 to a builder in Mississippi for safety violations related to the collapse of a floor that killed a contractor
$77,000 to an Alabama-based chicken processing plant for training and lockout/tagout violations after a worker’s finger was partially amputated
$69,800 to a window cleaning company in Wisconsin for training and fall protection violations following an inspection prompted by a worker’s fatal fall
$69,000 to an Ohio-based packaging employer for personal protective equipment, machine safety and lockout/tagout violations related to a conveyor belt severely injuring a worker’s hand
Happening this week
March 16 – OSHA “Safety Day” training conference in Sugar Grove, IL
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