Washington — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has extended by 14 days the comment period for a proposed rule the agency claims would add flexibility to hours-of-service regulations for commercial truck drivers, according to a notice published in the Sept. 19 Federal Register.
Washington — A controversial U.S. Department of Agriculture final rule unveiled Sept. 17 removes maximum line speeds in pork-processing plants and transfers certain inspection responsibilities to plant workers.
San Diego — For the ninth consecutive year, Fall Protection – General Requirements is OSHA’s most frequently cited standard, the agency and Safety+Health announced Tuesday at the National Safety Council 2019 Congress & Expo.
San Diego — Jack Jackson’s friend was among four people killed in a workplace shooting in July 2003 in Jefferson City, Mo. “If you had asked me just the day before, ‘Would this ever happen here (in my community)?’ I would have told you, ‘No way!’”
San Diego — After 14,261 votes were cast for 111 products from 72 companies, the results of the 2019 “Best in Show” New Product Showcase Awards were revealed Tuesday before the Occupational Keynote at the National Safety Council 2019 Congress & Expo.
San Diego — Growing up in the 1950s, Jim Sievert often accompanied his late father, Myron, on weekend trips to inspect Philadelphia street excavations. The experiences resonated immediately. Sievert knew in second grade that he wanted to be a second-generation safety professional.