Posts Tagged ‘OSHA’

Breaking: BP To Pay More Than $13 Million For Texas City Safety Violations

Breaking: BP To Pay More Than $13 Million For Texas City Safety Violations

Penalty stems from citations for more than 400 process safety management violations cited at Texas refinery in October...Read More...

OSHA Cautions On The Dangers Of Fireworks

OSHA Cautions On The Dangers Of Fireworks

OSHA offers a Safety and Health Topics page that addresses two sectors in the pyrotechnics industry: retail sales of fireworks and fireworks...Read More...

OSHA Hazard Communication Standard Revised

OSHA Hazard Communication Standard Revised

The final rule on the standard was issued on March 26, 2012 and became effective on May 25,...Read More...

QUIZ: What Do You Know About OSHA Employee Protection Regulations?

QUIZ: What Do You Know About OSHA Employee Protection Regulations?

How many wrong answers are permissible? In the workplace: zero. Employee protection is a serious issue with no leeway for error. For answers to the quiz, check back on...Read More...

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Space Heaters

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Space Heaters

How should a Los Angeles-based facility deal with space heaters when safety inspectors...Read More...

OSHA Streamlining Employer Compliance Burden

OSHA Streamlining Employer Compliance Burden

The published rule will help keep OSHA standards up-to-date and better enable employers to comply with their regulatory...Read More...

OSHA Alert on Dangers of Rebuilt Circuit Breakers

OSHA Alert on Dangers of Rebuilt Circuit Breakers

Since the potential for worker injury from breaker failure exists, employers must remove this equipment from...Read More...

OSHA Videos Demo Safe Respirator Use

OSHA Videos Demo Safe Respirator Use

The agency has posted a series of 17 videos to help workers learn about the proper use of respirators on their...Read More...

FM Frequency: OSHA Does NOT Necessarily Mean Oh Sh–!

FM Frequency: OSHA Does NOT Necessarily Mean Oh Sh–!

It doesn't take all that much effort for the proactive facility manager to benefit from—rather than panic at the thought of—an OSHA...Read More...

OSHA Updates Worker Safety And Health Resources

OSHA Updates Worker Safety And Health Resources

OSHA has published new and revised information that explains workers’ and employers’ rights, as well as how to protect workers from hazards in the construction, general, and maritime...Read More...