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Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health Joseph Main gave the mining industry credit for its role in the overall improvement in the compliance level at mines across the country, but said bringing all mines into compliance should be the goal of the entire industry.
OSHA's proposed rule on occupational exposure to crystalline silica is among the items being followed closely by the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA), according to AIHA Government Affairs Director Aaron K. Trippler.
A new study by the RAND Corporation reports that California's longstanding injury and illness prevention program (I2P2) succeeds in protecting workers when coupled with effective enforcement practices.
OSHA is reminding employers who are required to keep the OSHA Form 300 Injury and Illness log that beginning today, they must post a summary of the log.
Containers of flammable liquids left open -- and near a lighter -- blocked fire exits and no training in the use of fire extinguishers were just some of the violations found by OSHA at a Syracuse, NY metal finishing plant after an employee was injured there on September 20th.
OSHA has cited an agricultural co-op with five safety violations, including one willful violation for failing to de-energize and lock out sweep augers before workers entered grain bins.
In what AIHA Government Affairs Director Aaron K. Trippler calls a "surprise" move, OSHA has put a Permissible Exposure Limits (PELs)-related item on its regulatory agenda.
Mine Safety and Health Administration personnel conducting a special impact inspection at a Kentucky coal mine found more than they expected.
A Deleware construction company got its day in court, and was ordered by an administrative law judge to pay penalties assessed by OSHA for trenching violations.
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