Rep. Gene Green (D-TX) introduces a bill that would require site-controlling employers to record all injuries, even those experienced by workers reporting to other employers.
Notable proposed fines
$110,670 to four contractors renovating a Massachusetts building for allegedly exposing workers to fall hazards
Below is a count of how many days recent OSHA proposals have been under review, as of Jan. 20:
|# of Days||OSHA Proposal|
|138||Occupational Exposure to Beryllium (proposed rule)|
|67||Confined Spaces in Construction (final rule)|
The Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs – part of the White House’s Office of Management and Budget – reviews proposed regulations. The process is required for most rules before they can move forward, and typically takes 90 days.
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