Safety and OSHA News

OSHA proposal: Warnings/delays no longer acceptable lockout/tagout alternatives

To address a federal court ruling, OSHA is proposing to take one word out of its Control of Hazardous Energy standard that could cause some companies to have to redo their lockout/tagout programs.  [Read more…]

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OSHA’s new budget shows its upcoming priorities

Will OSHA conduct more inspections in federal Fiscal Year 2013 (FY 2013)? Will there be new regulations? And how does the agency plan to fund compliance assistance to companies? President Obama’s budget proposal shows what’s ahead. [Read more…]

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72% of Congressional offices violate OSHA regs

Members of Congress should have some idea about how difficult it is to comply completely with OSHA standards: Only 28% of their offices do so. [Read more…]

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Top 10 OSHA standards that drive safety managers crazy

Ever wish you could have someone translate an OSHA standard into plain English? You’re not alone. [Read more…]

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Top 10 OSHA standards that drive safety managers crazy

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Ever wish you could have someone translate an OSHA standard into plain English? You’re not alone. [Read more…]

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OSHA’s Top 10 violations

Which OSHA standards are tripping up companies the most in recent inspections? [Read more…]

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6 proposed OSHA reforms: Do you agree or disagree?

For the first time in 14 years, Democrats will have a President in the White House and significant majorities in both the House and Senate. While many newspapers have been calling on the Democrats to make major changes in monetary and foreign policies, one has chosen to target the nation’s workplace safety and health regulations.

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