Safety and OSHA News

OSHA fines: To shame or not to shame – is that really the question?

Much has been made about the anti-regulatory tilt of the Trump administration. Creating new regulations is one thing. But when it comes to OSHA enforcement, will there really be big changes? Well, maybe one in particular.  [Read more…]

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OSHA again delays enforcement of drug testing/incentive parts of new rule

OSHA has agreed for the second time to delay enforcement of the anti-retaliation provisions in its injury and illness tracking rule until Dec. 1, 2016.  [Read more…]

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Top 8 OSHA plans companies should watch out for

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A lot of debate will occur between this week’s announcement of President Obama’s proposed budget, including funding for OSHA, and the start of the new federal fiscal year on Oct. 1. Forget about that debate for now. Instead, take a look at what OSHA plans to do with its funding, especially if you own a small business. [Read more…]

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Surprise: Obama proposes budget increase for OSHA

With the Obama administration proposing big budget cuts for some agencies, such as a 13% drop for EPA, it may come as somewhat of a surprise that OSHA’s budget would go up under the President’s proposed 2012 budget. [Read more…]

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Stimulus bill contains funds to reinvigorate OSHA

Heads up. The economic stimulus bill recently passed by the U.S. House is more than just business and income tax cuts. It contains more money for OSHA. [Read more…]

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