February 6, 2020 • Volume 19, Issue 2 • A twice-monthly newsletter with information about workplace safety and health.
Protecting the American Workforce
This year OSHA is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Occupational Safety and Health Act that established the agency.
Employers post their Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses (Form 300A) through April 30.
Temporary Worker Safety
A free webinar on February 13 will educate staffing agencies and host employers about protecting the safety and health of temporary workers in shipyard employment.
Federal Worker Safety
OSHA’s Field Federal Safety and Health Council in Kansas City was recognized for its commitment to protecting federal workers from injuries and illnesses.
Small Business Improves Worker Safety
An Arkansas manufacturer of wood products worked with OSHA’s On-Site Consultation Program to eliminate workplace injuries.
Construction Safety Partnership
Sampson Construction is partnering with OSHA to protect workers during the building of a school in Omaha.
Education Center Alliance
An alliance between OSHA and the Dennis Technical Education Center of Boise, Idaho, will produce safety training resources for young workers.
Fall Protection Violations
A roofing contractor was fined $1,007,717 for exposing workers to egregious fall hazards.
Read about more OSHA enforcement cases.
OSHA’s new webpage focuses on protecting workers from exposure to the novel coronavirus.