October 4, 2019 • Volume 18, Issue 18 • A twice-monthly newsletter with information about workplace safety and health.
Training Grants Awarded
OSHA awarded $10.5 million to create and improve workplace health and safety education and training programs.
Safety Advisors Selected
The National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health appointed twelve members.
Leading Indicators Discussion
A public meeting on November 7 in Washington, D.C., will focus on leading indicators related to safety and health programs.
Respiratory Protection Standard
OSHA approved new respirator fit testing protocols to protect workers from airborne contaminants.
A Long-Standing Commitment to Worker Safety
Sixteen VPP participants are celebrating 30 years in the program, and five are celebrating 35 years.
Protecting Waste and Recycling Workers
An Alliance with the waste management and recycling industries focuses on preventing transportation and other industry hazards.
Beryllium Final Rule
OSHA issued a final rule revising the beryllium standards for construction and shipyards.
OSHA's revised inspection weighting system supports the agency's balanced approach to promoting safe and healthful workplaces.
Texas Small Business Improves Safety
An electronics manufacturer worked with OSHA's On-Site Consultation Program to reduce injuries.
Alliances Promote Worker Safety
Sentence in Fall Fatality
A roofing contractor was sentenced to three years in prison for ignoring safety hazards that led to a worker's fatal fall.