Items Tagged with 'osha'


Voluntary Protection Program

Perez: VPP and SHARP are important

Washington – Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez voiced his support for OSHA cooperative programs, as well as the need to increase the agency’s penalty limits, during a March 18 House hearing on the Department of Labor’s budget request for fiscal year 2016.
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OSHA settles petition, issues memos on new electrical rule

Washington – OSHA recently issued, as part of a legal settlement, several enforcement memorandums and a question-and-answer document on its updated Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution; Electrical Protective Equipment Standard.
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Help keep young workers safe

Having a job can be an exciting and rewarding experience for young people. But according to OSHA, people younger than 25 are 2 times as likely as older workers to be injured on the job, and more than 170,000 young workers were injured and 361 were killed at work in 2012.
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