May 3, 2021 • Volume 20, Issue 10 • A twice-monthly newsletter with information about workplace safety and health.
OSHA extended the comment period for the proposed rule to update its hazard communication standard until May 19.
An excavation company signed a settlement agreement to increase worker training on trenching hazards.
Multiple Safety Violations
OSHA cited a spice importer for exposing workers to amputation, struck-by, and crushed-by hazards.
General Duty Clause Violations
A warehouse faces penalties for failing to protect workers from the coronavirus after one worker died and 22 became sick.
Fall Protection Violations
A water technology facility was cited after a worker was injured in a water test pit.
Read about more OSHA enforcement cases.
The On-Site Consultation Program helped the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles implement measures to reduce workers risk of exposure to the coronavirus.
New OSHA Safety Partnerships
Alliances Aim to Improve Worker Safety
Do I need to pre-register for this week’s National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction?