Posts Tagged ‘OSHA’

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Government Shutdown 2013: The Fate Of OSHA Operations

What lies ahead for OSHA? It's difficult to predict what the next few hours/days/weeks will hold for the... [...]

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Fatal Occupational Injuries Decrease In 2012

Last year, 4,383 workers died from work-related injuries, down from a final count of 4,693 fatal work injuries in... [...]

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Wal-Mart Signs Corporate-Wide Settlement With US Labor Department

Agreement resolves OSHA citations at Rochester, NY, store following 2011... [...]

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OSHA Announces Recordkeeping Rule Changes

OSHA announces changes to recordkeeping rule for federal agencies to improve tracking of federal workplace injuries and... [...]

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From The Archives: Niels Diffrient — A Balanced Approach To Design

Niels Diffrient died on June 8, 2013 at the age of 84. This Q&A from the Today's Facility Manager archives illustrates how one of the top human factors designers came from humble beginnings to sprout impressive roots. It has been retrieved in his honor. From the October 2002... [...]

FM Issue: Chemical Safety Changes

OSHA’s HazCom 2012 Standard revises how certain substances should be labeled. From the May 2013 issue.... [...]

FRIDAY FUNNY: “Reaping” The Benefits Of Workplace Safety

Here's small taste of the most unusual workplace safety training video ever produced...A Reaper's Guide to OHS. This four minute safety scene can be shown as an icebreaker for any workplace safety training... [...]

OSHA Offers Training To Federal Agencies On Worker Safety And Health

OSHA developed this training event to ensure that federal workplaces have safety programs and standards consistent with those in the private... [...]

Five Activities To Engage Employees During National Safety Month

By recognizing National Safety Month through events such as “Safety Awareness Day” or “Workplace Safety Week,” organizations can have a substantial impact on reducing workplace injuries and promoting a culture of... [...]

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LIUNA Prods Congress To Pass OSHA Reforms, Support PAWA

PAWA legislation would modernize the 42-year-old Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) in industries that have outpaced decades-old government regulation. The act clarifies an employer's duty to provide a safe working environment; improves OSHA reporting, inspection and enforcement efforts; extends OSHA protections to 8.5 million American workers not currently covered; protects workers who blow the whistle on unsafe conditions and increases... [...]