Items Tagged with 'trippler'

ARTICLES

Senate bill could change OSHA

Some safety violations could lead to felony charges

Felony charges for some violations and higher penalties for others are among the provisions in a bill introduced in the U.S. Senate by Sen. Patty Murry (D-Wash.). If enacted, Senate Bill 665 -- the Protecting America’s Workers Act (PAWA) – would make significant changes in the Occupational Safety and Health Act.


Read More

What would Paul Ryan’s budget mean for OSHA?

Most positive outlook: a “flat-line” budget

With $4.6 trillion in cuts proposed over the next decade, it’s difficult to predict what effect Rep. Paul Ryan’s ambitious GOP budget plan would have on specific programs and agencies, such as OSHA, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).


Read More

OSHA is staring at a 5% budget cut – but how and where?

Automatic spending cuts to take effect March 1

The top of the charts' number one issue of immediate consequence in Washington is that strange word – sequestration, according to Aaron Trippler, government affairs director of the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA).


Read More

OSHA's 2013 budget could be larger...or smaller...or

President Obama's proposed fiscal year (FY) 2013 budget includes $565.5 million dollars for OSHA, with some individual programs getting a slight increase, some a decrease and some maintaining 2012 levels.


Read More

OSHA's silica, construction confined space rules among AIHA's priorities

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.


Read More

OSHA detours around brick wall on GHS, I2P2

Although Congress appears to mired in inactivity when it comes to regulatory issues, OSHA is using the new year to re-energize several issues which had previously run into a brick wall.


Read More

Surprise: PELs issue shows up on OSHA regulatory agenda

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.


Read More

OSHA gets a slight boost in federal budget

Despite predictions that lawmakers would cut OSHA funding back to 2006 levels, the agency will receive more money during the remainder of the 2012 fiscal year, under the federal budget that has apparently been finalized by Congress.


Read More

Regulatory roundup: Only GHS likely to move forward soon

Globally Harmonizeed System (GHS) is one of the few regulatory issues likely to be finalized during the next six months, according to Aaron K. Trippler, Director of Government Affairs for the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA).


Read More

Congress likely to delay action on fed agency budgets

AIHA's Trippler says that would be "good news" for OSHA, NIOSH

Will the failure of the so-called "Super Committee" to come up with a plan to cut the federal deficit trigger automatic spending cuts in federal agencies like OSHA, MSHA and NIOSH?


Read More

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

Scenes from the World of Safety

Sights, signs & symbols from the National Safety Congress & Expo held in San Diego, CA, September 15-18

12/11/14 11:00 am EST

Why Flame Resistant Workwear? Understanding Workplace Hazards and OSHA Compliance

By defining the leading causes of flash fires, electric arc and molten metal splatter, we will address the ways in which companies can better protect their employees from such hazards through proper staff outfitting. In the topic, we will discuss the benefits of – and recent developments to – flame-resistant workwear and what to consider when creating a program for your employees.

ISHN Magazine

ISHN1214_cover.jpg

2014 December

Check out ISHN's last issue of the year, which features articles about distance learning, foot protection and confined space.

Table Of Contents Subscribe

THE ISHN STORE

M:\General Shared\__AEC Store Katie Z\AEC Store\Images\ISHN\safetyfourth.jpg
Safety Engineering, 4th Edition

A practical, solutions-driven reference, Safety Engineering, 4th edition, has been completely revised and updated to reflect many of today’s issues in safety.

More Products

For Distributors Only - SEPTEMBER 2014

ISHN FDO SEPTEMBER 2014For Distributors Only is ISHN's niche brand standard-sized magazine supplement aimed at an audience of 2,000 U.S. distributors that sell safety products. Circulation only goes to distributors. CHECK OUT THE SEPTEMBER 2014 ISSUE OF FDO HERE

STAY CONNECTED

Facebook logo Twitter YouTubeLinkedIn Google + icon

ishn infographics

2012 US workplace deathsCheck out ISHN's new Infographic page! Learn more about worker safety through these interactive images. CLICK HERE to view the page.