Warnings are starting to pop up on the Internet that OSHA’s new voluntary hazardous chemical exposure limits may cause more trouble for employers than you might otherwise expect. [Read more...]
More than 40,000 workers die each year from exposure to toxic chemicals at work — 10 times the number that die from safety incidents such as falls, fires and explosions. So why isn’t OSHA doing more to curb these health threats? [Read more...]
A report to Congress from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) calls the process for creating a new OSHA regulation “protracted” and “lengthy.” [Read more...]
Even without a combustible dust standard, OSHA can fine companies for failing to provide appropriate fire and explosion protection from combustible dust. [Read more...]
On April 28, 2011, OSHA turned 40 years old. Is the agency suffering an early mid-life crisis?