OSHA Roundup for Dec. 1, 2014
The latest semiannual regulatory agenda lists confined spaces, crane operator qualifications and beryllium as OSHA rules to be published in 2015.
OSHA is scheduled to host a Twitter chat next week on its new injury reporting and recordkeeping requirements.
Safety standards are weakened when small businesses are left out of the rulemaking process, a new report warns.
Notable proposed fines
$156,310 to a stone fabricator in Texas for exposing workers to crushing hazards
Happening this week
Dec. 2 – Deadline to submit request to speak at a Dec. 10 National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health meeting
Dec. 3 and 4 – Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health meeting
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