Greenbelt, MD — Commercial motor vehicle inspectors throughout North America will perform announced and unannounced brake system inspections Aug. 22-28 during the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s annual Brake Safety Week.
Tumwater, WA — Fully vaccinated workers in Washington state do not have to wear masks or follow physical distancing protocol unless otherwise required to do so by their employer, according to updated COVID-19 workplace safety and health guidance from the state’s Department of Labor & Industries.
Here, we take a look at the top violations issued by OSHA in FY 2020 in fabricated metal products manufacturing (NAICS 332), construction of buildings (NAICS 236) and furniture-related products manufacturing (NAICS 337).
Fairfax, VA — As part of Trench Safety Month, the National Utility Contractors Association, in conjunction with OSHA, is urging employers involved in trench work to participate in the sixth annual Trench Safety Stand Down.
Davis, CA — U.S. counties that are home to beef-, pork- and poultry-processing plants experienced accelerated COVID-19 infection rates during the pandemic, according to a recent study led by a researcher at the University at California, Davis.
Lansing, MI — In addition to updating its temporary COVID-19 emergency rules intended to clarify employer requirements for protecting workers from exposure, the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration has rescinded a draft of permanent COVID-19 rules.