Safety and OSHA News

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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Is reg to put companies’ injury data online about to become reality?

A regulation to revise how companies report injury data to OSHA is one step closer to reality. The rule would also make companies’ injury data available online to the public.  [Read more…]

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Groups file lawsuit against per-employee citation policy

Several business groups, including the National Association of Manufacturers, have filed a lawsuit challenging OSHA’s per-employee penalty policy for safety gear violations. [Read more…]

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Is Obama’s safety nominee anti-business?

Conservative and business groups are expressing their disapproval with President Obama’s choice to head OSHA. David Michaels’ past writings may be used against him at his confirmation hearing. [Read more…]

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