OSHA News Releases – Standards and Guidance

 

July 2018

  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Seeks Comments on Proposal Regarding Railroad Construction Equipment in Cranes and Derricks Construction Standard

June 2018

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA Extends Comment Period for Proposed Rule to Ensure Crane Operators Are Qualified to Safely Operate Equipment

May 2018

  • - OSHA Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Publishes Proposed Extension of Some Beryllium Standard Compliance Dates
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA Proposes Rule to Ensure Crane Operators Are Qualified To Safely Operate Equipment
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA Announces Delayed Enforcement of Certain Provisions of the Beryllium Standard
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA Issues Direct Final Rule Revising Beryllium Standard For General Industry

November 2017

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA Issues Final Rule Setting Compliance Date for Crane Operator Certification Requirements

August 2017

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA Issues Proposed Rule to Extend Compliance Deadline for Crane Operator Certification Requirements

June 2017

  • - OSHA National News Release - US Labor Department’s OSHA proposes to delay compliance date for electronically submitting injury, illness reports
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Labor Department’s OSHA publishes proposed rule on beryllium exposure

April 2017

March 2017

January 2017

  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor issues final rule to lower beryllium levels, increase workplace protections to reduce health risks

December 2016

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA requests comments, schedules meeting on standard to prevent workplace violence in healthcare, social assistance
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA extends deadline for comments on proposed rule to improve provisions in its standards

November 2016

  • - OSHA National News Release - OSHA issues final rule updating walking-working surfaces standards and establishing personal fall protection systems requirements

October 2016

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA proposes to amend respiratory protection standard to add two additional fit-testing protocols
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA proposes rule to improve provisions in its standards

March 2016

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA updates eye and face protection standards in final rule
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Labor Department announces final rule to improve U.S. workers' protection from the dangers of 'respirable' silica dust
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Labor Department announces final rule to improve U.S. workers' protection from the dangers of 'respirable' silica dust
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Labor Department announces final rule to improve U.S. workers' protection from the dangers of 'respirable' silica dust
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Labor Department announces final rule to improve U.S. workers' protection from the dangers of 'respirable' silica dust
  • - OSHA National News Release - El Departamento de Trabajo de EE. UU. anuncia una regla definitiva para mejorar la proteccion de los trabajadores ante los peligros del polvo de silice cristalina respirable
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Labor Department announces final rule to improve U.S. workers' protection from the dangers of 'respirable' silica dust
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Labor Department announces final rule to improve U.S. workers' protection from the dangers of 'respirable' silica dust
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Labor Department announces final rule to improve U.S. workers' protection from the dangers of 'respirable' silica dust
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Labor Department announces final rule to improve U.S. workers' protection from the dangers of 'respirable' silica dust

January 2016

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA reschedules public hearing on proposed rule on occupational exposure to beryllium

November 2015

  • - OSHA National News Release - OSHA seeks public comment as it updates Safety and Health Program Management Guidelines

August 2015

June 2015

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA publishes guide to restroom access for transgender workers

May 2015

  • - OSHA National News Release - Confined spaces rule could protect nearly 800 construction workers a year from serious injuries and reduce life-threatening hazards

April 2015

  • - OSHA National News Release - OSHA updates guidance for protecting healthcare and social service workers from workplace violence

March 2015

  • - OSHA National News Release - Labor Secretary announces bulletin on preventing green tobacco sickness
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA extends comment period for managing hazardous chemical exposures in workplace
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA publishes Notice of Proposed Rulemaking updating a National Consensus Standard in its Eye and Face Protection Standards

February 2015

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA and NIOSH issue hazard alert on protecting workers from silica exposure during countertop manufacture and installation

June 2014

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA issues hazard bulletin to safeguard tree care workers
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA schedules stakeholder meeting to consider proposed standard to protect safety, health of emergency responders

April 2014

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA announces that the final rule revising standards for electric power generation, transmission and distribution has been published in the Federal Register
  • - OSHA National News Release - OSHA announces final rule revising standards for electric power generation, transmission and distribution

March 2014

February 2014

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA announces comment period on proposed rule to improve tracking of workplace injuries and illnesses to close on March 10
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA issues proposed rule to extend compliance date for crane operator certification requirements

January 2014

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA extends comment period on proposed rule to improve tracking of workplace injuries and illnesses

December 2013

  • - OSHA National News Release - US Labor Department seeks public comment on agency standards to improve chemical safety

November 2013

  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor announces rules to update regulations and decrease burden on businesses
  • - OSHA National News Release - OSHA announces proposed new rule to improve tracking of workplace injuries and illnesses

October 2013

  • - OSHA National News Release - OSHA extends comment period on proposed silica rule to provide additional time for public input

August 2013

  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces proposed rule to protect workers exposed to crystalline silica
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA withdraws proposed rule to amend On-site Consultation Program

July 2013

  • - OSHA National News Release - OSHA and NIOSH issue hazard alert on 1-bromopropane, urge efforts to safeguard workers from exposure to toxic chemical

June 2013

  • - OSHA National News Release - OSHA urges increased safety awareness in fireworks industry in advance of July 4 celebrations
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA and Canadian health department sign Memorandum of Understanding to align hazard communication standards

May 2013

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA issues final rule to broaden exemption for digger derricks in its Cranes and Derricks standard

April 2013

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA issues new resource to protect emergency workers at combustible dust fires

January 2013

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA reminds employers to protect workers from dangers of carbon monoxide exposure

December 2012

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA requests recommendations to update its construction industry standards

September 2012

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA provides expanded information on variance procedures

August 2012

  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de EE.UU. insta al público y a los trabajadores de recuperación a protegerse contra los riesgos durante la limpieza del huracán Isaac
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de EE.UU. insta al público y a los trabajadores de recuperación a protegerse contra los riesgos durante la limpieza del huracán Isaac
  • - Region 6 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA urges recovery workers and public to guard against hazards during Hurricane Isaac cleanup

June 2012

  • - OSHA National News Release - OSHA and NIOSH issue hazard alert on ensuring workers in hydraulic fracturing operations have appropriate protections from silica exposure

April 2012

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA Issues Alert on CSE Corporation's SR-100 Self-Contained Self-Rescuer

March 2012

November 2011

  • - OSHA Trade Release - New tire charts will help workers safely service single-piece and multi-piece rim wheels
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA issues new National Emphasis Program for chemical facilities

October 2011

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA publishes new and revised materials on worker safety and health
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA publishes new educational materials on protecting workers from hazards found in laboratories
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA publishes new educational materials on working safely during trenching operations

September 2011

  • - OSHA Trade Release - New guidance document helps construction employers and workers prevent nail gun injuries

August 2011

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA issues hazard alert on the dangers to workers of incorrectly rebuilt circuit breakers
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA urges Greater Philadelphia area recovery workers and public to guard against hazards during Hurricane Irene cleanup
  • - Region 3 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA urges Delaware recovery workers and public to guard against hazards during Hurricane Irene cleanup
  • - Region 1 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA urges recovery workers and public to guard against hazards during Tropical Storm Irene cleanup
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA urges recovery workers and public to guard against hazards during Tropical Storm Irene cleanup
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA and North Carolina's OSH urge recovery workers and public to guard against hazards during Hurricane Irene cleanup
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA and Puerto Rico OSHA agencies urge recovery workers and public to guard against hazards during Hurricane Irene cleanup
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA and Puerto Rico OSHA agencies urge recovery workers and public to guard against hazards during Hurricane Irene cleanup
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA and Puerto Rico OSHA agencies urge recovery workers and public to guard against hazards during Hurricane Irene cleanup
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA and Puerto Rico OSHA agencies urge recovery workers and public to guard against hazards during Hurricane Irene cleanup
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA and Puerto Rico OSHA agencies urge recovery workers and public to guard against hazards during Hurricane Irene cleanup
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA and Puerto Rico OSHA agencies urge recovery workers and public to guard against hazards during Hurricane Irene cleanup
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA and Puerto Rico OSHA agencies urge recovery workers and public to guard against hazards during Hurricane Irene cleanup
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA and Puerto Rico OSHA agencies urge recovery workers and public to guard against hazards during Hurricane Irene cleanup
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA and Puerto Rico OSHA agencies urge recovery workers and public to guard against hazards during Hurricane Irene cleanup
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA and Puerto Rico OSHA agencies urge recovery workers and public to guard against hazards during Hurricane Irene cleanup
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA and Puerto Rico OSHA agencies urge recovery workers and public to guard against hazards during Hurricane Irene cleanup
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA and Puerto Rico OSHA agencies urge recovery workers and public to guard against hazards during Hurricane Irene cleanup
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA and Puerto Rico OSHA agencies urge recovery workers and public to guard against hazards during Hurricane Irene cleanup
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA and Puerto Rico OSHA agencies urge recovery workers and public to guard against hazards during Hurricane Irene cleanup
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA and Puerto Rico OSHA agencies urge recovery workers and public to guard against hazards during Hurricane Irene cleanup
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA and Puerto Rico OSHA agencies urge recovery workers and public to guard against hazards during Hurricane Irene cleanup
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA and Puerto Rico OSHA agencies urge recovery workers and public to guard against hazards during Hurricane Irene cleanup
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA and Puerto Rico OSHA agencies urge recovery workers and public to guard against hazards during Hurricane Irene cleanup
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA and Puerto Rico OSHA agencies urge recovery workers and public to guard against hazards during Hurricane Irene cleanup
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA and Puerto Rico OSHA agencies urge recovery workers and public to guard against hazards during Hurricane Irene cleanup