Items Tagged with 'Government shutdown'


OSHA Roundup for Oct. 7, 2013

It was a big day for OSHA last Tuesday, as the agency’s Top 10 most frequently violated standards were released and most of its staff was furloughed because of a government shutdown. Read about these stories and more in this week’s OSHA Roundup.
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Shutdown stalls CSB investigation

Washington – The Chemical Safety Board’s investigation of the April explosion at a fertilizer facility in West, TX, is on hold because of the government shutdown.
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NIOSH announces focus on motor vehicle incidents

Chicago – Motor vehicle incidents are the leading cause of worker fatalities, and NIOSH Director John Howard said it is time to “unravel” the excuses and contributing factors that allow the trend to continue.
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