Washington – Construction employers are being encouraged to stop work and talk with employees about fall hazards and prevention as part of the fourth annual National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction, set to take place May 8-12.
Washington – President Donald Trump has signed a Congressional Review Act resolution to repeal OSHA’s so-called “Volks” rule, which addressed employers’ ongoing obligation to make and maintain accurate records of work-related injury and illness data.
At a recent Capitol Hill briefing, American Industrial Hygiene Association officials and former OSHA administrator David Michaels made their case to members of Congress about the benefits of OSHA's recent final rule on protecting workers from exposure to respirable crystalline silica.
Washington – OSHA’s Outreach Training Program, which educated nearly 900,000 workers about occupational hazard recognition and prevention during fiscal year 2016, is operating efficiently, according to a Government Accountability Office report released March 9.
Silver Spring, MD – National Work Zone Awareness Week will take place April 3-7, with a national kick-off event planned for April 4 at the Maryland state Randolph Road/Georgia Avenue Interchange Project.
San Diego – More needs to be done to protect workers, the National Council for Occupational Safety and Health says. More than 90 other organizations agree. Those groups have endorsed National COSH’s action agenda, “Protecting Workers’ Lives and Limbs,” released March 15.
Washington – Are you getting enough sleep before you show up for work? For employees in a number of industry sectors, including health care, food service and transportation, the answer frequently is “no.”