OSHA Roundup for March 30, 2015
On the 10-year anniversary of the BP refinery explosion in Texas City, TX, OSHA says current regulations need revising.
Are you ready for an OSHA inspection? Find out how to prepare for when an inspector knocks on your door.
OSHA seeks nominations for membership on its Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health.
Stakeholders are receiving an additional six months to comment on OSHA’s Request for Information on chemical management and permissible exposure limits.
Notable proposed fines
$184,000 to a Florida roofing contractor for fall protection and eye protection violations
$119,900 to a Florida construction contractor for allegedly exposing its workers to 200-foot falls and silica dust
$107,900 to a steel facility in Alabama for lockout/tagout violations in connection with an explosion that killed two workers
$67,900 to a Pennsylvania roofing contractor for electrical hazards contributing to the electrocution of a worker
Happening this week
March 31 to April 1 – Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health meeting
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