Items Tagged with 'OSHA standards'

ARTICLES

What happened to I2P2?

From almost the moment he took the reins at OSHA, administrator David Michaels has called an Injury and Illness Prevention Program Standard his “No. 1 priority.” But the recently released Department of Labor regulatory agenda suggests that is no longer the case.
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OSHA construction advisory committee to meet in May

Washington – OSHA’s Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health is slated to meet in early May to discuss proposed amendments to the agency’s Cranes and Derricks in Construction Standard and a proposed rule on beryllium.
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NOISE EXPOSURE IN CONSTRUCTION

Creating a ‘sound’ hearing conservation program

The challenges of limiting noise exposure in the construction industry
OSHA requires employers to have a hearing conservation program for construction workers whose noise exposure exceeds 90 dBA – but does not provide specifics. Taking into account challenges such as a transient workforce and outdoor environments, what are the most important elements of a hearing conservation program for construction workers?
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