Washington – Funding for OSHA and NIOSH helps protect the health and safety of the nation’s workers and should not be cut. This was the message of a recent letter sent to lawmakers from more than a dozen safety organizations.
Itasca, IL – OSHA, the National Safety Council, the American Industrial Hygiene Association, the American Society of Safety Engineers and NIOSH have designated the week of June 12-18 as Safe+Sound Week.
Abrasive blasting, which uses compressed air or water to clean surfaces, apply a texture, or prepare a surface for paint or other coatings, can be harmful to workers if proper precautions are not taken.
Washington – Employers required to keep and maintain an OSHA 300 injury and illness log must publicly post their 300A summary sheet from Feb. 1 to April 30. Form 300A summarizes work-related injuries and illnesses recorded in 2016.
Washington – A Dec. 1 deadline remains in effect for OSHA’s enforcement of anti-retaliation provisions in its injury and illness tracking rule, after the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas denied a motion that challenged the new provisions.