Washington – OSHA now has the authority to enforce certain safety and health regulations to help protect aircraft cabin crewmembers, according to a final policy announced Aug. 22 by OSHA and the Federal Aviation Administration.
Arlington, VA – Employers in the mining industry that follow OSHA’s newly revised Hazard Communication Standard will be in compliance with the Mine Safety and Health Administration’s hazcom standard, MSHA clarified in an Aug. 13 policy letter.
Washington – OSHA exceeded its goal of increasing worksite inspections under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, but spent only 53 percent of the money it was allocated, according to a new audit report from the Department of Labor Office of Inspector General.
From Washington: The Chemical Safety Board met today on OSHA’s response to CSB recommendations and the board’s new “most wanted” list of improvements. Senior Associate Editor Kyle W. Morrison was there.
Washington – The Chemical Safety Board has scheduled a meeting to consider whether OSHA's responses to some of the board's recommendations have been "unacceptable," and to launch its Most Wanted Chemical Safety Improvements Program.
Washington – OSHA expects to issue highly anticipated proposed rules for its Silica and Injury and Illness Prevention Program standards within the next few months, according to the Spring Regulatory Agenda, published July 3.