OSHA News USA

  • 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 ...
  • QuickTakes 05/15/2014

    15 May 2014, 6:00 pm
    $7M for Susan Harwood safety and health training grants now available US Labor Department files lawsuit against Southwestern Bell for retaliating against workers who exercised their rights under the OSHA law West Springfield, Mass., employer sued by ...
  • QuickTakes 05/01/2014

    1 May 2014, 6:00 pm
    President Obama proclaims April 28, 2014 Workers' Memorial Day OSHA memorializes fallen workers in events around the country; Assistant Secretary Michaels to call for a discussion on better worker protection from chemical hazards Assistant Secretary ...
  • QuickTakes 04/15/2014

    15 Apr 2014, 6:00 pm
    Court upholds OSHA’s position in SeaWorld case Olivet Management fined more than $2.3M for knowingly exposing workers to asbestos and lead at NY work site Tulsa contractor faces $90,600 in proposed fines for exposing workers to serious and ...
  • QuickTakes 04/01/2014

    1 Apr 2014, 6:00 pm
    OSHA announces final rule revising standards for electric power generation, transmission and distribution National stand-down for fall prevention in construction to take place in June OSHA letter outlines concerns to Arizona State Program Informal ...