Some stakeholders voiced support for changing OSHA’s Process Safety Management Standard, but many industry representatives want the agency to maintain certain industry exemptions.
OSHA issues its final rule on electric power generation, transmission and distribution; and electrical protective equipment.
OSHA seeks nominees for 12 positions on its National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health.
The Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health is scheduled to meet next week.
Notable proposed fines
$2.36 million to a Wingdale, NY-based real estate development and management company for allegedly exposing workers to asbestos and lead hazards at a renovation project
Happening this week
April 7-11 – Georgia Struck-By Alliance Safety Stand Down, in partnership with OSHA, for National Highway Work Zone Awareness Week
April 8 – Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College Safety Day, sponsored by OSHA’s office in Eau Claire, WI
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