Category Archives: OSHA

Effort to reduce retail injuries and fatalities OSHA is launching a local emphasis program to prevent retail sector injuries and fatalities in Hawaii, Guam, American Samoa and the Northern Mariana Islands. The retail industry experienced 262 fatal occupational injuries in … Continue reading

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OSHA fines Precision Custom Coatings LLC $185,400 for willful and repeat violations TOTOWA, N.J. – Following two workplace incidents leaving one machine operator’s hand crushed and another with a partial hand amputation, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and … Continue reading

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Website Provides Free, Read-Only Access The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has launched an online tool for free, read-only access to voluntary consensus standards that have been incorporated by reference (IBR) into federal laws and regulations. In recent years, issues … Continue reading

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Federal OSHA telling Arizona Their Residential Fall Protection Regulations Don’t Go Far Enough On March 19, 2014, OSHA sent a letter to the Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health, stating that OSHA does not believe that Arizona’s residential fall … Continue reading

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OSHA releases new educational bulletin on injury recording requirements to help protect temporary workers WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration released a new educational resource that focuses on requirements for injury recording of temporary … Continue reading

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued its annual inspection plan under the Site-Specific Targeting 2014* program to direct enforcement resources to workplaces where the highest rates of injuries and illnesses occur. The SST program is one of OSHA’s … Continue reading

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OSHA issues proposed rule to extend compliance date for crane operator certification requirements WASHINGTON – The Occupational Safety and Health Administration today issued a proposed rule to extend the compliance date for the crane operator certification requirement by three years … Continue reading

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Lucas Marine Acquisition Co. cited by OSHA following worker fatality at City of Fort Pierce Marina. Employee fatality was second in five months for company FORT PIERCE, Fla. – Following the drowning death of an untrained worker, Lucas Marine Acquisition … Continue reading

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Why do you want a strong safety culture? It has been observed at the OSHA VPP sites and confirmed by independent research that developing strong safety cultures have the single greatest impact on accident reduction of any process. It is … Continue reading

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OSHA issued a proposed rule to improve workplace safety and health through improved tracking of workplace injuries and illnesses. The announcement follows the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ release of its annual Occupational Injuries and Illnesses report, which estimates that three … Continue reading

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