Washington — A pair of House Republicans are urging the Department of Labor to solicit feedback from business owners and workers before OSHA moves forward with a potential emergency temporary standard related to COVID-19.
Washington — OSHA, NIOSH, the National Occupational Research Agenda, and CPWR – The Center for Construction Training and Research are providing free online resources to help employers prepare for the eighth annual National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction, set to take place May 3-7.
Itasca, IL — Fall Protection – General Requirements is OSHA’s most frequently cited standard for the 10th successive fiscal year, the agency announced Feb. 26 during an exclusive Safety+Health webinar.
Washington — A bipartisan group of House lawmakers has reintroduced the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act in an effort to establish “a pregnant worker’s clear-cut right to reasonable workplace accommodations.”
When one thinks of cooperative programs, the OSHA Voluntary Protection Programs or the agency’s partnerships generally come to mind. The fact is, OSHA has many programs under the cooperative programs umbrella – all of which are based on safety and health improvement strategies.