Posts Tagged ‘OSHA’

Employers, Doctors Intentionally Under Reporting Workplace Injuries and Illnesses

New report from the GAO confirms that Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA statistics do not reflect the real risk employees face from workplace hazards.... ...Read More...

OSHA Reports on Top 10 Safety Violations for 2009

The number of top 10 violations has increased almost 30% over the same time period in... ...Read More...

OSHA Begins National Emphasis Program on Recordkeeping

OSHA is initiating a national emphasis program on recordkeeping to assess the accuracy of injury and illness data recorded by... ...Read More...

OSHA Construction Safety Course Mandatory in Seven States

The states with an OSHA law already in effect are Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, New York, and most recently, Missouri. The state of Nevada OSHA training law becomes effective January 1,... ...Read More...

OSHA Issues Updated PPE Rule, Effective 10/9/09

OSHA is updating the references in its regulations to reflect more recent editions of the applicable national consensus standards that incorporate advances in... ...Read More...

New OSHA Program Targets Workplaces With Hazardous Chemicals

The program establishes policies and procedures for inspecting workplaces that are covered by OSHA's process safety management (PSM)... ...Read More...

Aerial Platform Giveaway Contest

The Summer of Safety LiftPod Giveaway, which began on July 1 and will run through August 31, 2009, is open to those who require elevation platforms or ladders to do their... ...Read More...

OSHA to Push Program on Recordkeeping

This program will institute a policy that prompts recordkeeping inspections at employers’ establishments with low incidence rates in historically high rate industries. It will also incorporate inspections of a sample of construction... ...Read More...

Nurses File Complaint: Shortage of Swine Flu Masks

The nurses requested assistance from the Cal/OSHA just after the World Health Organization re-classified H1N1 as an "unstoppable" Level 6... ...Read More...

Stimulus Dollars Should Protect Workers

AIHA urged both President Obama and Labor Secretary Solis to ensure that the new jobs created by the stimulus package had adequate workplace... ...Read More...