Washington — The White House Office of Management and Budget has issued a guidance memo to support federal agencies in their effort to “develop tailored COVID-19 workplace safety plans,” as required under an Executive Order signed Jan. 20 by President Joe Biden.
Washington — The Trump administration is proposing a merger between the departments of Labor and Education as part of a wide-ranging government reorganization, although the current makeup of Congress makes the plan unlikely to come to fruition.
Washington – OSHA has withdrawn from review its final rule addressing slip, trip and fall hazards – potentially creating further delay in the rule’s promulgation after more than two decades in development.
Washington – OSHA has sent a draft of its final rule on silica to the Office of Management and Budget, one of the final steps in a process that will lead to the publication of the long-awaited standard.
Washington – A complaint from 47 inspectors general has prompted a group of congressmen to urge the Office of Management and Budget to ensure all federal agencies and staffs cooperate with their respective OIG.
Washington – A final OSHA rule that would update the agency’s industry classification system and amend employer reporting requirements was submitted to the Office of Management and Budget for review on Feb. 19.