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  • A Primer on OSHA Regulations for Railroads

    Antea Group Project Manager Annie Richardson presented on current and upcoming OSHA regulations pertinent to railroads at the recent ASLRRA Connections Convention in Washington DC. Her presentation includes an overview of how OSHA regulates the rail industry, a summary of current regulations and a look at pending regulatory activity, and tips for planning for success in complying with OSHA ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • OSHA’s New Fall Regulations To Affect 112 Million Workers

    As an employer, one of your most important responsibilities is to provide a safe, injury-free environment for your workers. Your job is not done simply after rolling out a safety program and spearheading training sessions. Each year, OSHA releases new rules and modifies its safety standards. As a result, it is crucial for businesses and construction companies to stay up-to-date with these ...


    By IMEC Technologies

  • Challenges small businesses face in complying with federal regulations - OSHA

    Electronic tools helping small businesses evaluate workplace safety and health management programs was among the topics presented at a recent Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) forum 'Challenges Small Businesses Face in Complying with Regulations.' The ninth in the 'Business of Small Business Series,' these forums provide another venue for small businesses to obtain safety and ...

  • Health and Safety Regulations in the Netherlands

    Due to EU regulations established in 1994, each country part of the union is required to incorporate laws that allows a national authority to oversee health and safety for its workers. It is mandatory for this authority or institution to consider the point of view of social partners in order to come to national ...


    By EHS Insight

  • U.S. EPA coal regulations, an alarming OSHA whistleblower case and more on EHS This Week

    We've got a slew of great environmental, health and safety news content on this episode of EHS This Week. Some of our highlights include: Significant news on an EPA coal regulation making it through the U.S. senate. An alarming and possibly historic whistleblower case. News on AIHA's recommendations for OSHA and a whole lot more. Remember that you can always ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Research and Markets: Environmental Compliance: A Simplified National Guide - 2012 Covers EPA Regulations, plus OSHA and DOT

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/b3dfdbda/environmental_comp) has announced the addition of the "Environmental Compliance: A Simplified National Guide" subscription to their ...


  • CSB nine years later, still no dust regulation – urges OSHA to finalize combustible dust safety standard

    Nine years after the first of a series of deadly combustible dust explosions in the U.S., the CSB (Chemical Safety Board) is imploring OSHA to take decisive action and finalize its court-ordered Combustible Dust Standard. Investments in plant dust collection systems will be vital to meeting the new proposed standards. Imperial Sugar Refinery in Port Wentworth, Ga, 14 dead, 38 injured; various ...


    By Baghouse.com

  • OSHA seeks public comment as it updates

    The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration is seeking public comment on an updated version of its voluntary Safety and Health Program Management Guidelines. First published in 1989, the guidelines are being updated to reflect modern technology and practices. ...

  • Alarming news on global coal consumption, a mysterious update on OSHA`s I2P2 program, EPA`s soot regulations and more on EHS This Week

    What? More whistleblower news? You guessed it. Kind of a trend recently on EHS This Week, the only weekly podcast to round up the top stories in EHS news around the world. This week we've got a ton of great (and not so great) news. We discuss the emerging OSHA whistleblower committee, strange news on OSHA's upcoming (or is it?) injury and illness prevention program, and new EPA regulations on ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • OSHA reopens MSD column debate for public comment

    Here one minute, gone the next. Now it’s back again. The controversial musculoskeletal disorder (MSDs) column is once again on the table as the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) considers making it a mandatory component of OSHA 300 logs. If the MSD column is restored, businesses would be required to record details on all work-related MSDs, injuries that tend to develop ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • AIHA supports OSHA proposed revision of HCS

    The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) recently released remarks in response to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) request for comments on the proposed rule to adapt the United Nations’ Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS). These comments, which were provided by the AIHA Stewardship and Sustainability Committee with ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • OSHA postpones crane operator certification requirement

    The Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration had a public teleconference on June 20 to discuss the postponement of the new crane regulations (1926.1400 Subpart CC), which had a scheduled enforcement date of November 10, 2017. The regulation requires all crane operators in the construction industry operating a crane with a ...

  • With deadline for OSHA logs approaching, clamp down on incidents

    The deadline to submit recordkeeping paperwork and logs to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is quickly approaching, so if you're an employer and you're scrambling to get all of these items together before February 1, you're not alone. One thing to make sure of as the deadline nears is that your company's safety record remains spotless, and that you don't experience any ...

  • OSHA will hold a meeting of the Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has scheduled a meeting of the Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee for Nov. 10, 2015, in Washington, D.C. The Best Practices and Corporate Culture Work Group will meet on Nov. 9, 2015. The tentative agenda will include ...

  • RegScan Releases Cal/OSHA Audit Protocols

    WILLIAMSPORT, PA (March 5, 2014) — RegScan, Inc. is pleased to announce the development of original online audit protocols for the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health, better known as Cal/OSHA. Developed as a supplement to our U.S. TEAM (The Environmental Assessment and Management) Guides™ products, these comprehensive audit protocols keep California ...


    By RegScan, Inc.

  • OSHA warns that worker exposure standards are out-of-date

    Last month, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published a news release that stated, “While many chemicals are suspected of being harmful, OSHA's exposure standards are out-of-date and inadequately protective for the small number of chemicals that are regulated in the workplace.” In response, OSHA has created a toolkit to identify safer chemicals that can be used ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • OSHA`s National Emphasis Program (NEP) for Refineries

    On June 7, 2007, the U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) launched a National Emphasis Program (NEP) for petroleum refineries. The NEP will include inspections of all refineries (SIC 2911/NAICS 324110) for compliance with the process safety management (PSM) regulation (29 CFR 1910.119). The complete OSHA Directive is contained in CPL 03-00-004. According ...


    By ABS Consulting

  • OSHA`s National Emphasis Program (NEP) for Refineries

    On June 7, 2007, the U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) launched a National Emphasis Program (NEP) for petroleum refineries. The NEP will include inspections of all refineries (SIC 2911/NAICS 324110) for compliance with the process safety management (PSM) regulation (29 CFR 1910.119). The complete OSHA Directive is contained in CPL 03-00-004. According ...


    By ABS Consulting

  • OSHA plans stakeholder meetings on modifying recordkeeping regs

    OSHA will hold two meetings to gather information from stakeholders to help modify its current injury and illness recordkeeping regulation and develop a modernized recordkeeping system. "These informal stakeholder meetings and written comments from stakeholders will help give OSHA direction to develop innovative ideas that will allow employers, workers and researchers to participate in improving ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • OSHA New Accident Rule is Stirring the Pot

    A new accident rule issued by the United States Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration, which will go into effect on Aug. 10, will change the way that manufacturers and businesses log their injuries and illnesses. OSHA directives state that all businesses inform their employees of their respective rights to file any ...


    By OSHA Pros USA

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