OSHA updates its guidance on preventing workplace violence in the health care and social services industries.
The White House completes its review of OSHA’s Confined Spaces in Construction Standard.
Two of OSHA’s whistleblower protection resources are now available in Spanish.
Notable proposed fines
$294,500 to a Massachusetts home improvement company and its owner for scaffolding violations related to a collapse that injured three roofers
$165,200 to a Texas manufacturer for violations related to guarding, noise and hazard communication
$97,200 to an oil company for failing to thoroughly clean a container of oil residue in connection with the death of a worker in North Dakota, in which his welding torch ignited vapor inside a water hauling tank, causing an explosion
Happening this week
April 13 – Comments on OSHA’s proposed revisions to eye and face protection rules due
April 14-15 – Michigan Safety Conference
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