Safety and OSHA News

OSHA delays implementation of silica rule for construction

It’s a short delay, but OSHA wants more time to develop employer guidance for the new silica rule.  [Read more…]

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Labor Secretary exit message: Reject false choice of profits or safety

Workplace injuries and illnesses must not force families out of the middle class. That’s the message from Labor Secretary Thomas Perez as he prepares to leave office.  [Read more…]

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Were silica and other OSHA rules delayed by politics?

Two recent reports say the White House delayed various federal rules because of concerns about their impact during the 2012 presidential campaign. Whatever caused the regulatory logjam in 2012, there are signs it’s now broken. That means more new regulations for businesses. [Read more…]

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