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OSHA extends comment period on proposed reporting rule

Home builders requested more time
January 8, 2014

OSHA announced yesterday that it will extend the comment period to March 8, 2014 on the proposed rule to improve workplace safety and health through improved tracking of workplace injuries and illnesses.


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OSHA “jump starts” regulatory machine

January 3, 2014

Not quite sure who lit the fire at OSHA but the level of activity at the agency in the last two months is more activity than we have seen in the last several years combined. Now the question is likely to be whether or not any of this activity will result in completed actions. Here’s a look at the current activity:


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From the field: Reactions to OSHA’s public posting proposal

November 13, 2013

OSHA has opened an attack on the largest employers with this recordkeeping initiative. These are the employers who have safety professionals on staff. They are the ones with safety and health management programs. They are "The Best" according to Dr. Michaels in his I2P2 propaganda.


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Workers dying as safety rules stall

August 5, 2013

AFL-CIO Health and Safety Director Peg Seminario told a U.S. Senate committee on Thursday that the current system for developing and issuing worker and workplace safety rules is: A broken and dysfunctional system, which is failing to protect workers and costing workers’ lives.


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What Is the NFPA 70E?

June 7, 2013

Both OSHA and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) have written standards and regulations that build on one another and help keep all workers safer from electrical hazards in the workplace. In this case, the OSHA regulations and NFPA standards work so well together it’s been said that OSHA provides the "shall" while NFPA provides the "how."


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New Product Additions and Classroom Training Programs Extend Werner’s Reach and Scope within the Fall Protection Category

February 14, 2013
Werner Co. announced today at STAFDA the introduction of new products and training to support their growing line of Fall Protection equipment that launched in early 2012


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Fall protection: What to do when the worst happens

November 1, 2012
Good news: An increasing number of employers are outfitting at-height workers with fall protection equipment and providing the training to use it correctly.


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Eeny, meeny, miny, moe: Picking the Proper Respirator

10/8/13
Online
Contact: Adam Thomas

Available On Demand Picking the proper respirator for the right situation can be tricky. Attend this webinar to gain knowledge of OSHA regulations to avoid fines, resources to reference when selecting a respirator, key considerations for specific applications, and key differences between repirator types.

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