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Recordkeeping

OSHA announced several revisions to the injury and illness recordkeeping rule. What are those changes?
A final rule from OSHA updating its recordkeeping requirements is intended to spark a conversation between the agency and employers. What are the new requirements, and who is affected? (Part one of a two-part article)
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Basics of rigging safety

Rigging – when workers prepare equipment to be lifted by cranes, hoists or other material-handling machinery – is a common work process on shipyard and construction sites, among others. Performing rigging operations safely is critical.
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New OSHA reporting requirements

OSHA wants final rule to spark a dialogue with employers on preventing injuries
OSHA is pursuing two new rules that would change employer reporting requirements as part of an effort to get better and more up-to-date data. Learn what is being proposed, and what some key stakeholders think about the rules.
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OMB completes review of PEL proposal

Washington – A review of OSHA’s proposal on chemical management and permissible exposure limits is now complete, allowing the agency to move forward on the rulemaking process.
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