Various OSHA standards require employers to have written safety programs. Would a company satisfy such a requirement by keeping the documents solely in an electronic format?
The architect of the strategy to get bigger penalties by prosecuting safety violations under environmental laws says it’s time to overhaul OSHA legislation for the first time in almost 40 years.
The Senate grilled President-elect Obama’s pick for Labor Secretary on a variety of issues at her confirmation hearing.
The President of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) says he’s concerned about recent reports that some companies are cutting safety processes in hopes of reducing costs.
“How do I get all my employees to wear their safety gear all the time?” It’s one of the top challenges safety pros face year after year. So we asked 290 of your peers about their experiences to find out the top reasons workers give for not wearing PPE.
OSHA says it’s not enough for companies to develop fall protection plans — they have to enforce them, too.
Laundry company Cintas Corp. has reached a settlement with OSHA to resolve six safety-related cases, including one that resulted in a worker fatality.
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* Press Information <http://www.aamanet.org/news.asp?sect=1&id=38&newsid=217&showarchive=> * AAMA’s Skylight Council publishes Fall Protection paper SCHAUMBURG, Ill. — Responding to heightened industry and public concerns about fall prevention, the American Architectural Manufacturers Association’s (AAMA’s) Skylight Council has published a position paper entitled Fall Protection, which provides practical suggestions for minimizing and preventing falls through roof openings. Highlighted within […]