OSHA Roundup for Aug. 25, 2014
OSHA considers revoking Arizona’s oversight of the construction industry following a disagreement over a recent state statute.
Find out how your state’s OSHA program measures up in recently released federal reports on the State Plan states.
Employers seeking variances from certain requirements in federal worker protection standards may soon have help: OSHA proposed new forms to clarify information requirements and expedite the process.
New OSHA resources intended to educate employers on protecting agricultural workers from equipment hazards are available.
Notable proposed fines
$93,300 to a Florida solid waste disposal facility and processing plant for gas pipe violations following an explosion that injured two workers
$45,500 to an Ohio telecommunication tower manufacturing plant for allegedly exposing workers to amputation hazards in connection to two separate employee injuries
Happening this week
Aug. 25-29 – OSHA-sponsored Labor Rights Week
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