OSHA, or The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, is the main federal agency charged with the enforcement of safety and health legislation.
Updated guidance expands information on ways to protect workers from COVID-19 in higher-risk workplaces with mixed-vaccination status workers.
The weeklong event, which recognizes effective workplace safety and health programs, begins Monday, August 9.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, OSHA's Emergency Temporary Standards address a number of enhanced standards designed to protect employees in healthcare facilities.
OSHA’s new guidance on working with families after workplace death includes communicating about inspections, findings, and the closing of investigations.
OSHA's Jim Frederick explains how the Department of Labor is helping workers through expanded OSHA training grants for non-profit organizations.
A new memorandum from OSHA highlights some of the hazards faced by workers engaged in tree care and tree removal operations.
The OSHA training grants are available to non-profit organizations through the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 and the Susan Harwood Training Grant Program.
OSHA's emergency temporary standard (ETS) focuses on healthcare workers most likely to have contact with someone infected with the coronavirus.
A meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health will be held June 22 via teleconference and WebEx.
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.
Transitioning to an environmental health and safety culture focused on prevention and mitigation can keep your workers safer and save your organization money on insurance premiums, citations, and fines.
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.
Group claims OSHA has been a catastrophic failure during pandemic; agenda outlines how Biden-Harris Administration can protect workers and rebuild economy.
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.