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Any plant that extracts or refines metals like iron, lead, nickel, or tin will face multiple OSHA inspections, writes LeClairRyan Attorney Joseph P. Paranac, Jr.
Recently, NIOSH, OSHA, and The Joint Commission reminded healthcare facilities on safe practices for handling antineoplastic drugs.
The purpose of this NEP is to identify and reduce or eliminate worker exposures to harmful chemical and physical hazards in establishments producing metal products.
a song about OSHA safety training is also well on its way to becoming a viral YouTube hit. Marshall Carroll of Winnipeg has taken it upon himself to come up with a song about OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard (HAZCOM).
The following statement from Dr. David Michaels was presented during a recent hearing on “Investigating OSHA’s Regulatory Agenda and Its Impact on Job Creation.”
The directive outlines the procedures for carrying out programmed inspections at some of the most hazardous federal workplaces.
This article on fire safety measures comes from the director of training and technical support for ServiceMaster Clean.
OSHA is proposing to issue an interpretation of the term “feasible administrative or engineering controls” as used in the general industry and construction occupational noise exposure standards and to amend its current enforcement policy to reflect the interpretation. Comments are due 12/20/10.
BLS announced that nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses among private industry employers declined in 2009 to a rate of 3.6 cases per 100 equivalent full time workers, down from a total case rate of 3.9 in 2008.
OSHA will hold an informal public hearing starting January 18, 2011, on the proposed rule revising the Walking-Working Surfaces and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) standards to improve worker protection from slip, trip, and fall hazards.