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OSHA revises respirable silica emphasis program

OSHA announced it has made some revisions to its National Emphasis Program on respirable crystalline silica in general industry, maritime and construction.  [Read more…]

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OSHA silica rule upheld by federal court

An industry challenge to OSHA’s newly updated silica rule has failed.  [Read more…]

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Top 10 OSHA stories of 2016

New regulations, large fines, court decisions. Here are the top 10 OSHA stories of 2016 from Safety News Alert:  [Read more…]

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What will OSHA be like under President Trump?

On the one hand, candidate Donald Trump decried government regulations. On the other hand, he promised to be a friend to workers (and not killing or injuring them is certainly the friendly thing to do). So how exactly do those two promises play out when it comes to OSHA?  [Read more…]

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Top 5 OSHA trends to watch in 2016

As the Obama administration gets ready for its last full calendar year, OSHA could enact some of the most significant changes its made in recent memory.  [Read more…]

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What new/updated rules is OSHA working on now?

OSHA now predicts that, by the end of this summer, businesses will see three new or revised regulations.  [Read more…]

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Top 4 rules on OSHA’s regulatory action list

A top OSHA official recently gave an overview of where the agency stands with creating new and updating existing regulations.

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What’s new/changing with OSHA regs in 2015?

With two years to go in the current administration, OSHA plans to create some new regulations and update some old ones.  [Read more…]

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What’s on OSHA’s regulatory agenda for 2014?

A proposed revision of OSHA’s silica standard is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to regulatory change the agency wants to make in the next 12 months. [Read more…]

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Well, that didn’t take long: OSHA back up and running

Mere hours after the House and Senate passed legislation to re-open the federal government, OSHA’s most public face — its website — showed it was back in business. [Read more…]

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