OSHA News Releases – Standards and Guidance

August 2011

  • - 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
  • - 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
  • - 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 - Agencias OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de los EE.UU. y de Puerto Rico urgen a trabajadores de recuperación y al público protegerse de riesgos durante la recuperación y limpieza después del huracán Irene
  • - 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
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA issues hazard alerts on dangers of worker engulfment and suffocation in grain bins

July 2011

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA revises directive for reducing, eliminating hazards in commercial diving operations
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA issues hazard alert on the dangers of using scissor lifts to film events

June 2011

May 2011

  • - OSHA National News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA announces final rule to reduce employer burdens by removing outdated requirements, streamlining and simplifying standards
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA slide presentation shows employers how to protect residential construction workers from falls
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA launches national survey on employers' safety and health practices to help guide future rules, compliance, outreach
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor issues final rule to protect shipyard workers

April 2011

  • - OSHA Trade Release - New OSHA injury prevention sheet advises shipyard industry employers, workers of hazards involved in rigging
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA document describes methods to help prevent injuries, deaths among residential construction workers

March 2011

  • - OSHA Trade Release - New guidance documents explain importance of testing in reducing, preventing worker exposure to respiratory hazards
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Yonkers, NY, scaffold collapse shows that fall protection saves lives, US Labor Department's OSHA reminds employers and workers
  • - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Yonkers, NY, colapso de andamio muestra que la protección contra caídas salva vidas La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de EE. UU. les recuerda a los empleadores y a los trabajadores que

January 2011

  • - OSHA National News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA temporarily withdraws proposed column for work-related musculoskeletal disorders, reaches out to small businesses
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA withdraws proposed interpretation on occupational noise
  • - OSHA Media Advisory - US Department of Labor agencies to host live Web chats, conference call on regulatory agendas between Jan. 4 and 7

December 2010

  • - OSHA National News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA acts to protect residential roofing workers
  • - OSHA Media Advisory - US Department of Labor agencies to host live Web chats, conference call on regulatory agendas between Jan. 4 and 7
  • - OSHA Media Advisory - The Federal Register published the U.S. Department of Labor's Fall 2010 Regulatory Agenda on Dec. 20
  • - OSHA Trade Release - US Department of Labor determines it will not adopt an SDoC system
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA bulletin and alert recommends safety measures to protect workers from exposure to diacetyl and diacetyl substitutes
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA extends comment period to March 21, 2011, announces stakeholder meeting on noise control interpretation

November 2010

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA reissues Shipbreaking National Emphasis Program and updates Shipyard PPE directive to include PPE Payment
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA will hold informal public hearing on proposed rule to prevent worker injuries on walking-working surfaces
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA encourages major retailers to provide crowd management measures to protect workers during Black Friday, other sales events

October 2010

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA seeks comments on its official interpretation of workplace noise exposure controls

July 2010

  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA publishes final rule on cranes and derricks in construction
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA review project eliminates outdated requirements,brings standards up-to-date

June 2010

  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA to hold additional stakeholder meetings on worker injury and illness prevention rule

May 2010

  • - OSHA Trade Release - Amended Steel Erection standard improves highway construction worker safety
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA publishes proposed rulemaking to prevent injuries from slips, trips and falls on walking-working surfaces
  • - OSHA Trade Release - Requirement for protecting workers from hexavalent chromium exposure now a final rule
  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA bloodborne review looks at standard's value in protecting workers
  • - OSHA Trade Release - Review of OSHA's Methylene Chloride standard shows value to worker protection
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Labor Department's OSHA requests information on exposure to infectious agents in health care settings
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA holds series of stakeholder meetings on modernization of injury and illness data collection system
  • - OSHA National News Release - US Department of Labor's OSHA holds series of stakeholder meetings on worker Injury and Illness Prevention Programs

April 2010

  • - OSHA Media Advisory - US Department of Labor agency heads to host live Web chats on regulatory agendas on April 26, 27 and 28
  • - OSHA Trade Release - New document addresses shipbreaking worker safety

March 2010

  • - OSHA Trade Release - OSHA requests comments on Direct Final Rule and Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to protect workers from exposure to hexavalent chromium