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What's New - 2017

March

  • March 28 - Region 4 - Safety Stand-Down events put the brakes on injuries at Georgia road sites
  • March 22 - Region 7 - OSHA, Nebraska alliance members to train, protect workers in meat-packing, other industries from common workplace hazards
  • March 22 - National Release - US Labor Department announces delay in beryllium rule effective date
  • March 22 - Region 5 - OSHA, Operation Engineers, Local 150, renew alliance to train, protect Illinois heavy equipment operators
  • March 21 - Federal Register 82:14439 - Occupational Exposure to Beryllium; Further Delay of Effective Date
  • March 20 - Region 7 - OSHA and Missouri builders, contractors continue alliance to provide outreach, protect workers from common hazards
  • March 15 - Region 7 - OSHA's 'Safe and Sound' campaign assists employers in keeping workplaces safe and healthy
  • March 15 - Federal Register 82:13868-13870 - International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials EGS: Application for Expansion of Recognition
  • March 15 - Federal Register 82:13867-13868 - SGS North America, Inc.: Application for Expansion of Recognition
  • March 9 - Federal Register 82:13143-13144 - TUV SUD America Inc.: Application for Expansion of Recognition
  • March 9 - Federal Register 82:13141-13142 - Logging Operations Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of the Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • March 8 - Region 7 - OSHA urges recovery workers, employers and public to safeguard themselves against hazards in storm cleanup
  • March 2 - Region 1 - Partnership to focus on safety at Amherst College construction project
  • March 2 - Federal Register 82:12370-12371 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Definition and Requirements for a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory
  • March 2 - Federal Register 82:12369-12370 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Cranes and Derricks in Construction Standard
  • March 2 - Federal Register 82:12318-12319 - Occupational Exposure to Beryllium: Proposed Delay of Effective Date
  • March 1 - National Release - US Labor Department proposes delay to beryllium rule effective date

February

  • February 27 - Federal Register 82:11945 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Crawler, Locomotive, and Truck Cranes Standard for General Industry
  • February 24 - Federal Register 82:11654-11655 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Student Data
  • February 24 - Federal Register 82:11655-11656 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Occupational Safety and Health Administration Conflict of Interest and Disclosure
  • February 24 - Federal Register 82:11658-11659 - Concrete and Masonry Construction Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • February 24 - Federal Register 82:11656-11657 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Aerial Lifts Standard
  • February 24 - Federal Register 82:11653-11654 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Access to Employee Exposure and Medical Records
  • February 23 - Region 5 - OSHA, Allied Construction Industries renew partnership to train, protect nearly 30K Ohio construction workers
  • February 14 - Federal Register 82:10588-10589 - Manlifts; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • February 13 - Federal Register 82:10499-10500 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Formaldehyde Standard
  • February 7 - Federal Register 82:9597 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Construction Fall Protection Systems Criteria, Practices, and Training Requirements
  • February 3 - Federal Register 82:9232-9233 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Asbestos in General Industry Standard
  • February 3 - Federal Register 82:9230-9231 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Occupational Noise Exposure Standard
  • February 1 - Federal Register 82:8901 - Occupational Exposure to Beryllium: Delay of Effective Date

January

  • January 31 - Region 2 - OSHA proposes nearly $89K penalty after finding concrete manufacturer again exposed workers to airborne silica
  • January 23 - Federal Register 82:7867-7868 - Michigan State Plan; Change in Level of Federal Enforcement: Marine Construction
  • January 23 - Federal Register 82:7868-7869 - Curtis-Strauss LLC: Grant of Expansion of Recognition
  • January 23 - Federal Register 82:7866-7867 - TUV Rheinland of North America, Inc.: Grant of Expansion of Recognition and Modification to the NRTL Program's List of Appropriate Test Standards
  • January 23 - Federal Register 82:7864-7866 - Intertek Testing Services NA, Inc.: Grant of Expansion of Recognition
  • January 23 - Federal Register 82:7869-7870 - Occupational Safety and Health Administration Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (MACOSH)
  • January 19 - Trade Release - US Department of Labor renews the Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health
  • January 19 - Federal Register 82:6657 - Senior Executive Service Performance Review Board Membership
  • January 18 - Region 5 - Green Bay manufacturer faces more than $219K in proposed penalties after two workers suffer severe injuries within 10 days
  • January 18 - Region 1 - OSHA orders Amtrak to reinstate, pay $892K to employee discharged in violation of Federal Railroad Safety Act
  • January 18 - Region 5 - OSHA cites Ohio railroad parts manufacturer after follow-up inspection finds workers remain exposed to machine, fall hazards
  • January 18 - Federal Register 82:5373-5387 - Department of Labor Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Annual Adjustments for 2017
  • January 17 - Region 2 - OSHA proposes nearly $89K penalty after finding concrete manufacturer again exposed workers to airborne silica
  • January 17 - Region 3 - OSHA fines Pennsylvania hospital $32K for exposing employees to workplace violence, other hazards
  • January 17 - Region 1 - OSHA: Employee's death at Bellingham auto parts business 'preventable'
  • January 13 - Region 8 - OSHA, Rocky Mountain Education Center renew alliance to support worker safety education throughout Colorado
  • January 13 - Region 6 - Oklahoma truck bed manufacturer fined $535K for putting workers at risk, as OSHA inspectors identify 30 safety, health violations
  • January 13 - Trade Release - OSHA issues recommended practices to promote workplace anti-retaliation programs
  • January 13 - Region 10 - OSHA reminds workers, employers that fall protection can prevent tragedy when removing snow on rooftops, elevated surfaces
  • January 12 - Region 5 - Masonry contractor continues to expose workers to fall hazards
  • January 12 - Region 8 - OSHA cites Sioux Falls company after 40-year-old equipment operator suffers serious injuries in trench cave-in at Brandon work site
  • January 10 - Region 4 - US Department of Labor sues Jasper Roofing Contractors, CEO for retaliation after employee cooperates with OSHA investigation.
  • January 9 - Region 5 - OSHA finds workers exposed to multiple fall hazards while roofing Winnetka home
  • January 9 - Region 2 - OSHA cites New York contractor for exposing workers to excavation hazards at high school construction site
  • January 9 - Federal Register 82:2470-2757 - Occupational Exposure to Beryllium
  • January 6 - National - US Department of Labor issues final rule to lower beryllium levels, increase workplace protections to reduce health risks
  • January 5 - Region 4 - Atlanta-based paper, plastic recycler exposes workers to fire, explosion, machine guarding hazards; OSHA proposes $133K in penalties
  • January 5 - Region 3 - US Labor Department sues food manufacturer, owner that terminated employee who tried to call 911 after co-worker suffered amputation
  • January 4 - Region 5 - OSHA finds Illinois contractor, Robert Barringer III exposes roofers to potentially deadly fall hazards
  • January 3 - Region 2 - OSHA investigation of Jersey City Medical Center worker's fatal fall finds facility exposed employees to dangerous electrical hazards
  • January 3 - Region 5 - OSHA finds Wisconsin medical clinic exposed workers to asbestos hazards
  • January 3 - Region 5 - Chicago metal container manufacturer faces more than $81K in OSHA penalties after 3rd worker suffers amputation injury

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