OSHA News USA

  • QuickTakes 10/15/2014

    15 Oct 2014, 6:00 pm
    FCC and OSHA hold unprecedented event; announce working group to prevent fatalities in telecommunications industry OSHA launches a national dialogue on hazardous chemical exposures and permissible exposure limits in the workplace New Web page on ...
  • QuickTakes 10/01/2014

    1 Oct 2014, 6:00 pm
    Tell us what you think: Take our survey OSHA extends compliance date for crane operator certification requirements OSHA finds willful and serious violations in Wireless Horizon tower collapse that resulted in deaths of 2 cell tower ...
  • QuickTakes 09/15/2014

    1 Jan 1970, 12:00 am
    OSHA expands requirement for reporting fatalities and severe injuries and updates the list of industries exempt from recordkeeping requirements BLS announces 2013 preliminary fatal occupational injury counts $10.6M in Harwood safety and health ...
  • QuickTakes 09/02/2014

    1 Jan 1970, 12:00 am
    OSHA, NIOSH publish recommended practices to better protect temporary workers’ safety and health National Labor Rights Week highlights safety and health rights of vulnerable workers Michigan trucking company ordered to pay nearly $1M in ...
  • QuickTakes 08/15/2014

    1 Jan 1970, 12:00 am
    Comment period extended on proposed rule to improve tracking of workplace injury and illnesses Report on heat-related enforcement cases highlights need for acclimatization to prevent worker deaths OSHA issues citations for inadequate workplace ...
  • QuickTakes 08/01/2014

    1 Jan 1970, 12:00 am
    OSHA issues new directive to keep communication tower workers safe: new citations issued to protect workers Temporary worker policy memorandum outlines responsibilities of host, staffing agencies Wisconsin fiberglass plant resolves OSHA violations ...
  • QuickTakes 07/15/2014

    1 Jan 1970, 12:00 am
    OSHA helps workers, employers beat the heat with smart phone app and other resources Recent fatalities serve as a reminder to protect workers from demolition hazards: New resources available OSHA settles two safety retaliation cases where employers ...
  • QuickTakes 07/01/2014

    1 Jan 1970, 12:00 am
    OSHA emphasizes importance of acclimatization in protecting outdoor workers from heat illness Young worker outreach aims to increase awareness of workplace hazards and rights Electric Power Generation: Interim enforcement policy issued OSHA urges ...
  • QuickTakes 06/16/2014

    16 Jun 2014, 6:00 pm
    National safety stand-down reaches 1M workers Interagency report released on improving chemical facility safety and security New interactive training tool highlights hazard identification Recent tree care worker fatalities, vital safety ...
  • QuickTakes 06/02/2014

    2 Jun 2014, 6:00 pm
    Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez launches unprecedented partnership for safety: More than 1 million workers across the country expected to "Stand-Down" to prevent falls in construction Stand-Down safety events scheduled at more than 25,000 ...