Get Ready for OSHA Penalties to Go Up

by Dwayne Towles OSHA has not increased their civil penalties for OSHA citations since 1990, but not for lack of trying.  However, hidden within the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 signed...

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Storm Clouds Gather in Oregon

During the past several weeks, our attention has been focused on the East Coast and the devastating effects of Super Storm Sandy.  However, there is a slightly smaller storm brewing...

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OSHA Puts New Twist in Old Program

OSHA 10 and 30 Hour Training now requires a two hour “Intro to OSHA” with emphasis on workers’ rights. “Introduction to OSHA,” a revised training component with a huge emphasis on workers’...

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Obama Nominates New OSHA Chief

 On July 28th President Obama announced his nomination for the Assistant Secretary of Labor and Director of OSHA. His pick is David Michaels, PhD, MPH, who is an epidemiologist and...

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