The election has produced status quo in Washington DC: President Obama re-elected, Democrats control the Senate, Republicans control the House. However, don’t expect the status quo at OSHA in the next four years.
A deal with prosecutors will keep a university professor out of prison in connection with the death of a student who wasn’t wearing proper protection while handling hazardous chemicals in a lab.
Glen Raven to Showcase Its GlenGuard®FR Protective Apparel Fabrics at the Petroleum Safety Conference Glen Raven, NC-April 23, 2009- Technical fabrics maker, Glen Raven, will feature its GlenGuard®FR fabrics for industrial protective apparel at the Petroleum Safety Conference in Banff, May 5-7, in Booth #94. “Protective apparel is absolutely critical to a safe working environment […]
Imagine this: You’ve been fined by OSHA. Not only that, the agency has alerted the media that your actions put your employees in danger. Do you respond, and if so, how?
As far as workplace safety goes, there’s no difference in injuries suffered by temps or full-time employees doing the same job, right? New information from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) says, not necessarily.
OSHA required more than five million U.S. businesses must train about 43 million employees on the new label elements and safety data sheets (SDSs) included in OSHA’s hazcom standard revisions by Dec. 1, 2013.
We asked safety pros to rate which of 21 safety topics are most important to them. Ones involving OSHA ranked at the top of the list.
Health hazards at U.S. workplaces are a “slow-motion tragedy,” according to a recent report, which found OSHA’s ability to protect workers is severely limited compared to agencies tasked with protecting the general public.
What is the likelihood that, if re-elected, President Obama’s OSHA will rush through a bunch of new occupational safety standards?
Tyson Foods will pay a $500,000 fine for willfully violating safety regulations that led a worker to be overcome by hydrogen sulfide fumes and later die.
A New York environmental remediation contractor is facing a big OSHA fine after exposing its workers to mercury poisoning while removing the chemical at a Superfund site.
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