OSHA's emergency temporary standard (ETS) focuses on healthcare workers most likely to have contact with someone infected with the coronavirus.
Proposed rule clarifies previous requirements for handrails and stair rail systems, provides flexibility in the transition to OSHA’s newer requirements.
Since OSHA published a final rule on walking-working surfaces and PPE in 2016 that updated requirements for slip, trip, and fall hazards, the agency received questions asking when handrails are required, and about height requirements for handrails on stairs and stair rail systems.
The May 19 teleconference meeting will be the seventh in a series of meetings on how OSHA can improve its whistleblower program.
New national emphasis program focuses on companies that put the most workers at risk of contracting COVID-19, prioritizes employers that retaliate against worker safety complaints.
OSHA has issued a proposed rule to update its Hazard Communication Standard to align with the seventh revision of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals.
New guidance from OSHA lists essential elements in a program to mitigate, prevent the spread of coronavirus in the workplace.
OSHA’s maximum penalties for serious and other-than-serious violations will increase from $13,494 per violation to $13,653 per violation.
Employers must submit calendar year 2020 Form 300A to OSHA electronically by March 2, 2021.
The Site-Specific Targeting (SST) Directive is OSHA’s primary targeting program for non-construction establishments with 20 or more employees.
Since the start of the pandemic, OSHA has proposed penalties totaling $3,403,139 as a result of 255 inspections for violations relating to COVID-19.
The COVID-19 guidance addresses the most frequently cited standards, including Respiratory Protection, Recording and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, Personal Protective Equipment, and General Duty Clause.
The new FAQ, OSHA explains why an N95 respirator is effective at protecting users from the virus.
The Susan Harwood federal safety and health training grants will help train workers and employers at 90 nonprofit organizations to recognize serious workplace hazards.
OSHA will host a webinar on September 14 to kick-off its 7th annual National Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction.
Held August 10-16, Safe + Sound Week recognizes the successes of workplace safety and health programs and offers ideas on how to keep America’s workers safe.
As more workplaces begin to reopen, OSHA is reminding employers that worker safety remains a priority amid both coronavirus and common workplace hazards.
Through legislative, administrative, judicial, and public means, the NSC will pursue implementation of an emergency temporary standard to protect workers from COVID-19 exposure.
As states begin reopening their economies, OSHA has issued two revised enforcement policies to ensure employers are taking action to protect their employees.
Three types of training grants will fund education to help workers and employers identify and prevent workplace safety and health hazards, including the coronavirus.
OSHA reminds employers that it's illegal to retaliate against workers who report unsafe, unhealthful working conditions during the coronavirus pandemic.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, OSHA has issued interim enforcement guidance to help combat supply shortages of disposable N95 filtering face piece respirators.
OSHA offers guidance for preventing the spread of COVID-19, including safe work practices and appropriate personal protective equipment based on the risk level of exposure.
The National Emphasis Program (NEP) targets industrial and manufacturing workplaces where employees are injured by unguarded or improperly guarded machinery and equipment.
In its mission to keep workplaces free of hazards, OSHA significantly increased the number of inspections and provided a record amount of compliance assistance during FY 2019.
For the ninth consecutive year, Fall Protection – General Requirements topped the list of OSHA’s most cited violations on the job.
This manufacturer of custom-fabricated, thermoplastic single-ply roofing systems was awarded Star Site status from the Occupational Safety & Health Organization's Voluntary Protection Program.
#MySafeSummerJob educates young workers about safety rights in the workplace, how to speak up about dangerous work conditions, and how to protect themselves on the job.
The rule eliminates the requirement for establishments with 250 or more employees to electronically submit worker injury and illness information from two specific forms to OSHA each year.
The agency has shared the findings of a two-year project to anticipate the effects of digitalization on occupational safety and health in the European Union.
The workplace safety and health training grants will help 74 nonprofit organizations educate workers and job creators.
Scheduled for October in Washington, DC, the meeting will solicit public input on whistleblower issues in the finance industry.
The Susan Harwood Training Grants are available to nonprofit organizations and will fund workplace safety and health hazard training and education.
Over 200 organizations and businesses will partner with OSHA to promote the importance of workplace safety and health programs August 13-19.
OSHAKits.com released two new videos detailing the purposefully sequential steps to take when using the company’s body fluid spill kits.
Milwaukee Tool has built upon its M12 Universal HAMMERVAC Dust Extractor and M18 Dedicated HAMMERVAC designs with an updated dust box.
Available through UL’s PureOHS platform, the reporting tool allows users to enter injury data once and receive outputs for all forms required by OSHA.
OSHA has extended the date by which employers must electronically report injury and illness data through the Injury Tracking Application to December 15, 2017.
The two new alliances with the National Grain and Feed Association and the American Chemistry Council will focus on preventing exposure dangers associated with the grain handling and polyurethane industries.
On September 23, the U.S. Department of Labor will begin enforcing its reduction in the amount of silica that construction workers can be exposed to in a workday.