Tag: U.S. Department of Labor

whistleblower protections

New Agreement Strengthens Whistleblower Protections

A new Memorandum of Understanding will enable OSHA and National Labor Relations Board to more effectively enforce related laws and protect workers' rights.
Workplace Inspections

Workplace Inspections: OSHA Proposes Changes To Employee Representation

OSHA is seeking public comments on proposed changes to clarify regulations on authorized employee representation during workplace inspections.
Workplace Safety, NACOSH

Department Of Labor Seeks NACOSH Nominations

Six National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health members have been appointed: Two vacancies still need to be filled.
workplace falls

OSHA Launches National Emphasis Program To Prevent Falls

New OSHA initiative to reduce and prevent workplace falls — a leading cause of workplace fatalities — aligns enforcement, outreach efforts to protect workers.
cleaning

GBAC Offers Advice On Cleaning and Disinfecting For Monkeypox

Now declared a public health emergency, the cleaning industry aims to prevent Monkeypox from spreading through contaminated surfaces.
NACOSH meeting

NACOSH To Hold Two Public Meetings This Month

The National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health will meet on Feb. 22; Heat Injury and Illness Work Group will gather Feb. 25.
training grants

OSHA Awards Worker Safety, Health Training Grants To 37 Nonprofits

More than $6.7 million in grants will fund education and training programs to help workers and employers recognize infectious diseases, identify preventive measures.
training grants

Over $21M Available For Workplace Hazard, Infectious Disease Training

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.
NACOSH

U.S. Department Of Labor Schedules NACOSH Meeting

A meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health will be held June 22 via teleconference and WebEx.
teens in the workplace

Labor Department Opens Dialogue On Teens In The Workplace

The U.S. Department of Labor has opened a national dialogue to improve outreach to teens on workplace issues of safety, wages, job training, and discrimination.
Fault detection and diagnosis (FDD) webinar

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Optimizing operations, Hybrid Office

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In this free video webinar, learn how optimizing operations in an office building has taken on newfound significance in the era of hybrid work.

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