Posts Tagged ‘OSHA’

OSHA to Push Program on Recordkeeping

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

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

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...

Tyson Foods Sentenced to Pay Fine for OSHA Violation That Led to Worker Death

Tyson Foods Sentenced to Pay Fine for OSHA Violation That Led to Worker Death

Earlier this month, Tyson Foods Inc. was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Arkansas to pay the maximum fine for willfully violating worker safety regulations that led to a worker's death in its River Valley Animal Foods (RVAF) plant in Texarkana,...Read More...

OSHA Seeking Applicants for $7 million in Safety & Health Training Grants

OSHA Seeking Applicants for $7 million in Safety & Health Training Grants

OSHA is soliciting applications for nearly $7 million in Susan Harwood Training Grants available to nonprofit, community, and faith-based organizations. Applications are due July 24,...Read More...

U.S. Labor Department's OSHA Strengthens Integrity of Outreach Training Program

U.S. Labor Department's OSHA Strengthens Integrity of Outreach Training Program

In an effort to crack down on fraudulent trainers, OSHA is strengthening the integrity of its 36-year-old Outreach Training Program by improving how trainers become authorized to teach and ensuring these trainers are in compliance with OSHA program...Read More...

Stronger Criminal Enforcement for Workplace Fatalities and Injuries

Stronger Criminal Enforcement for Workplace Fatalities and Injuries

Change to Win Health and Safety Coordinator Eric Frumin called for stronger criminal sanctions for ignoring safety hazards that lead to a worker's death or serious...Read More...

OSHA Announces Rulemaking on Combustible Dust Hazards

OSHA Announces Rulemaking on Combustible Dust Hazards

Since 1980, more than 130 workers have been killed and more than 780 injured in combustible dust...Read More...

This Week In Safety: NAOSH Week And OSHP Day (5/6/09)

This Week In Safety: NAOSH Week And OSHP Day (5/6/09)

Thousands of occupational safety, health, and environmental members of ASSE are joining with the OSHA Alliance Program partners, businesses, and organizations to promote workplace safety during NAOSH Week (this week) and Occupational Safety and Health Professional (OSHP) Day, May...Read More...

Employers Unnerved by Ruling Upholding the Legality of Guns in Workplace Parking Lots

A 2009 ruling by a federal appeals court meant managers in a growing number of states must accept what, for many, is a troubling reality—their employees have the legal right to keep guns in their cars at work, even with layoffs on the rise and economic tensions running...Read More...