The latest OSHA initiative on chemical hazards could include control banding, an agency official said during a recent American Industrial Hygiene Association conference.
Would an injury and illness prevention program standard have more benefits than detriments? Four safety and health stakeholders debate the issue at the AIHA conference.
Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez announces the membership for OSHA’s Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee.
Notable proposed fines
$145,420 to an Illinois truck terminal for repeated forklift and fall hazard violations
$63,700 to a Florida construction management firm in connection with a worker who suffered second- and third-degree burns when his ladder touched overhead power lines
Happening this week
Oct. 31 – Enforcement of electric power generation transmission and distribution installations begins
Oct. 31 – Deadline to submit requests to speak at a Nov. 6 Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health meeting
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