OSHA Roundup for March 24, 2014
Newly published letters of interpretation address several questions regarding OSHA’s revised Hazard Communication Standard.
OSHA is seeking nominations for positions on its Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee.
The Senate confirms new Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission member Heather MacDougall.
Notable proposed fines
$117,000 to a Nebraska-based packaged food company for several violations related to a lack of proper guarding at a flour mill in Ohio
$57,000 to a Georgia-based construction company in connection with a worker’s fatal fall from scaffolding
Happening this week
March 18 to April 4 – A series of public hearings on OSHA’s proposed Silica Standard continues
March 26 – House Education and the Workforce Committee hearing on the proposed Department of Labor budget
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