OSHA announced several revisions to the injury and illness recordkeeping rule. What are those changes?
October 27, 2014
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)
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.
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.
Washington – OSHA’s latest initiative on chemical hazards will involve more than updating outdated permissible exposure limits and could include control banding or task-based approaches, an agency official said Oct. 21.
Back in August, OSHA proposed revoking Arizona’s oversight of the state’s construction industry because of a dispute regarding its fall protection standard. Stakeholders have weighed in on that proposal.