Washington – The upcoming federal mandate on electronic logging devices in commercial motor vehicles was one of the issues in the spotlight as Raymond Martinez, President Donald Trump’s pick to head the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, appeared before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee on Oct. 31.
Boston – An integrated approach that employs “a sharp focus on using policies and practices to influence working conditions” can improve worker safety, health and well-being, according to a new manual published by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Boston – Massachusetts is closer to extending OSHA protections to an estimated 400,000 public workers after the state’s House on Oct. 25 voted unanimously in favor of a bill (H. 3952) that boosts safety standards for all state and municipal government employees.
Washington – Although tobacco use continues to decrease among working adults overall, a significant number of workers in the construction, mining, and transportation and warehousing industries still use some form of tobacco product, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Washington – President Donald Trump on Oct. 27 nominated Scott Mugno, vice president of safety, sustainability and vehicle maintenance at FedEx Ground, to lead OSHA as the assistant secretary of labor.