Washington – OSHA has created a webpage intended to help workers and employers involved with the agency’s Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard (1910.120) for construction and general industry.
Washington – OSHA has announced that $10.5 million in grants is available as part of the Susan Harwood Training Grant Program, which may be heading for elimination in fiscal year 2018 after almost 40 years of existence.
Washington – OSHA’s Injury Tracking Application will be available Aug. 1, allowing employers to electronically enter their required 2016 injury and illness data from Form 300A, the agency announced July 14.
Washington – The Chemical Safety Board is a step closer to avoiding elimination after, at a July 11 meeting, the House Appropriations Committee allocated $11 million for the agency for fiscal year 2018.
Arlington, VA – The Mine Safety and Health Administration has launched its annual campaign intended to promote roof and rib fall hazard awareness among coal miners and mine operators, while also focusing on continuous mining machine operator safety.
Greenbelt, MD – Seeking to promote healthier eating habits among volunteer firefighters, emergency responders and their families, the National Volunteer Fire Council is collaborating on a study with researchers from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.