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OSHA's Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health (FACOSH) will be welcoming new members and taking up several key issues at its May 3rd meeting in Washington, D.C.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced a proposed rule to require electronic reporting for certain information submitted to the agency under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).
In response to a letter requesting compliance assistance concerning the use of seat belts on powered industrial trucks and the use of fall protection on scissors lifts, OSHA formally stated:
OSHA has cited Bath Iron Works, a General Dynamics company, for alleged repeat and serious violations of workplace safety standards at its Bath shipyard in Maine.
Question: Does an employer have a duty to provide fall protection to employees exposed to fall hazards in excess of 6 feet when they climb on top of materials on a tractor trailer rig to connect crane rigging for the purpose of loading and unloading of the materials?
OSHA has cited Shawnlee Construction LLC for fall hazards identified during the construction of a new public safety building in Montville.
During the Fall 2010 college football season, a student who was also an employee of the University of Notre Dame was killed while filming the school’s football team practice from a scissor lift.
Question: We are looking to install a temporary horizontal lifeline system in our theatre. It is outdoors so we are would prefer the line to be galvanized aircraft cable instead of synthetic rope.
The American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) has joined the American Heart Association, the American Lung Association, and other leading organizations to formally oppose S.J. Res. 37, a resolution by Senator James Inhofe (R-Okla) that employs the Congressional Review Act to reverse the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Mercury and Air Toxics Standards for Power Plants.
The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) announced that the final rule "Examinations of Work Areas in Underground Coal Mines for Violations of Mandatory Health or Safety Standards" will be published in the April 6 issue of the Federal Register.
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