A new compliance directive guides OSHA inspectors in the enforcement of the updated Crane and Derricks in Construction Standard.
Utah OSHA’s latest Local Emphasis Program aims to reduce amputations throughout various high-risk industries.
Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez renews the charter for the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health.
Notable proposed fines
$174,240 to an Illinois-based home builder for fall protection violations at three separate residential jobsites
$102,600 to an Alabama poultry plant for alleged musculoskeletal disorder, machinery and fall hazards
$42,000 to a Chicago baking company for guarding violations in connection with an unguarded piece of equipment striking and killing a worker
$14,000 to a Hawaii, zip-line owner and its operator in connection with a worker’s 125-foot fatal fall
Happening this week
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