Pocatello, ID — The owner of a tanker testing and repair company was sentenced to one month in prison and five months of home confinement for lying to OSHA and making illegal repairs to a cargo tanker, the Department of Justice announced Nov. 19.
Washington — The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear a consolidated challenge to OSHA’s emergency temporary standard on COVID-19 vaccination, testing and masking as a result of a Nov. 16 lottery conducted by the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation.
Washington — The majority of truck drivers will be exempt from OSHA’s emergency temporary standard on COVID-19 vaccination, testing and masking, Labor Secretary Marty Walsh said during a recent TV interview.
New Orleans — The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has halted the implementation and enforcement of OSHA’s emergency temporary standard on COVID-19 vaccination, testing and masking, granting a stay Nov. 12.
Boston — Spurred by an “alarming” and “unacceptable” number of incidents in the tree and landscaping industries throughout New England in recent years, OSHA has launched a Regional Emphasis Program intended to reduce the risks of injury and death faced by workers in these industries.