Federal agencies


FMCSA clarifies off-duty time requirements

Washington – The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has revised its regulatory guidance on recording meals and routine stops as off-duty time to be more consistent with its hours-of-service regulations.
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David Michaels

Regulatory agenda: Silica, I2P2 rules expected soon

Washington – OSHA expects to issue highly anticipated proposed rules for its Silica and Injury and Illness Prevention Program standards within the next few months, according to the Spring Regulatory Agenda, published July 3.
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Changes to federal worker disability program under debate

Washington – The Department of Labor claims proposed changes to its Federal Employees’ Compensation Act program would create a more equitable system, but some experts at a July 10 House hearing warned that the changes could drastically affect injured federal workers.
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