Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

What's New - 2020

February

  • February 21 - Federal Register 85:10192-10193 - MET Laboratories, Inc.: Applications for Expansion of Recognition
  • February 20 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Georgia Mulch Manufacturer For Exposing Employees to Amputation and Struck-by Hazards
  • February 18 - Federal Register 85:8726-8746 - OSHA Standards and Regulations; Corrections
  • February 14 - Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Publishes Amendments and Technical Corrections to OSHA Standards
  • February 10 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Georgia Farm for Exposing Employees to Safety Hazards Following Fatality
  • February 10 - Federal Register 85:7606-7610 - Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratories; Proposed Policy for Transitioning to Satellite Notification and Acceptance Program (SNAP) Termination
  • February 10 - Federal Register 85:7606 - Senior Executive Service; Appointment of Members to the Performance Review Board
  • February 06 - Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Launches New Webpage to Observe 50th Anniversary of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970
  • February 06 - Federal Register 85:6979-6980 - Asbestos in General Industry; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Collection of Information
  • February 05 - Region 8 - Federal Court Orders Railway to Pay $696,173 for Lost Wages After U.S. Department of Labor Finds Railway Retaliated Against Whistleblower
  • February 05 - Trade Release - U.S. Department of Labor Revises National Emphasis Program to Reduce or Eliminate Worker Exposure to Silica
  • February 05 - Federal Register 85:6580-6582 - Access to Employee Exposure and Medical Records; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements
  • February 04 - Region 3 - U.S. Department of Labor Fines Pennsylvania Company $280,874 For Overexposing Employees to Toxic Hexavalent Chromium Fumes
  • February 03 - Region 4 - Former Owner of Florida-Based SB Framing Services Sentenced For Willfully Violating Federal Fall Protection Standards
  • February 03 - Federal Register 85:5996-5998 - Beryllium Standards for General Industry, Construction and Maritime; Extension for the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of the Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements

January

  • January 31 - Region 1 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites New Hampshire Stone Products Manufacturer for Hazards Following Employee Fatality
  • January 31 - Federal Register 85:5724-5725 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Respirable Crystalline Silica Standards for General Industry, Maritime and Construction
  • January 31 - Federal Register 85:5723-5724 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Cadmium in Construction Standard
  • January 31 - Federal Register 85:5722-5723 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Benzene Standard
  • January 31 - Federal Register 85:5721-5722 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Lead in General Industry Standard
  • January 30 - Region 5 - U.S. Department of Labor Orders Michigan School District to Reinstate, Pay $102,905 to Second Employee Terminated for Warning of Unsafe Conditions
  • January 30 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Two Alabama Contractors For Exposing Employees to Hazards After Fatal Trench Collapse
  • January 30 - Region 1 - U.S. Department of Labor, Maine Department of Labor and Maine School of Masonry Partner to Promote Worker Safety
  • January 29 - Federal Register 85:5255-5256 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Special Dipping and Coating Operations
  • January 29 - Federal Register 85:5252-5253 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Welding, Cutting, and Brazing Standard
  • January 29 - Federal Register 85: 5250-5251 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Derricks Standard
  • January 28 - Region 3 - U.S. Department of Labor Fines Roofing Contractor $605,371 For Exposing Employees to Fall Hazards at 3 Pennsylvania Worksites
  • January 27 - Region 3 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Pennsylvania Excavation Contractor For Exposing Employees to Trenching Hazards
  • January 27 - Region 2 - U.S. Department of Labor Again Cites New Jersey Aluminum Manufacturer for Safety Failures after Employee Hospitalized
  • January 27 - Region 4 - Florida Shooting Range Agrees to Pay Terminated Employee $30,000 To Settle U.S. Department of Labor Whistleblower Allegations
  • January 21 - National Release - U.S. Department of Labor Commemorates 50 Years of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 with "Protecting the American Workforce" Campaign
  • January 17 - Region 3 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Philadelphia Refinery For Process Safety Management Hazards after Fire and Explosions
  • January 16 - Region 1 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Target Corp. For Blocked Emergency Exit Access at Two Massachusetts Stores
  • January 16 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Plumbing Contractor for Exposing Employees to Hazards After Fatal Trench Collapse in Mississippi
  • January 15 - Federal Register 85: 2292-2303 - Department of Labor Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Annual Adjustments for 2020
  • January 14 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Proposes $1,007,717 in Fines Against North Florida Roofing Contractor for Egregious Fall Hazards
  • January 13 - Region 1 - U.S. Department of Labor and Avalon Bay Communities Partner To Promote Worker Safety on Massachusetts Construction Project
  • January 10 - Region 10 - U.S. Department of Labor Forms Alliance with Boise School District To Promote Workplace Safety and Health
  • January 10 - Region 4 - Florida Roofing Contractor Found in Contempt after Failing to Pay $2,202,049 in Penalties for Safety and Health Violations
  • January 10 - Region 5 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Valve Manufacturer for Exposing Employees to Lead, Copper and Other Hazards at Wisconsin Facility
  • January 09 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Alabama Contractors After Teen Worker Suffers Fatal Fall
  • January 09 - Region 4 - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Mississippi Construction Contractor For Exposing Employees to Cave-in Hazards

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