Washington – Musculoskeletal disorders account for between one-third and one-half of all injuries resulting in days away from work, job restriction or transfer in six major industries, according to a Bureau of Labor Statistics report released April 13.
Schaumburg, IL – The American Foundry Society and the National Association of Manufacturers have requested that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit review OSHA’s recently released final rule on silica.
Washington – Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez faced sharp scrutiny during a recent Senate subcommittee hearing over accusations that OSHA ignored “congressional intent” regarding the agency’s enforcement policy for retail establishments under the Process Safety Management Standard.
Kansas City, MO – Federal statistics show that more than 1 in 14 poultry-processing workers suffers recordable injuries or illnesses on the job – a far higher proportion than other private-sector workers.
Washington – Employers can now meet hazard communication requirements for both the United States and Canada with a single label and Safety Data Sheet, safety officials from the two countries said during a March 3 webinar.