No, they didn’t turn off the lights and locked the doors. The show definitely goes on, and when you’re inside the expo or attending education sessions, the ugly world of federal government shutdowns seems far far away.
Spend a day talking to safety pros and safety product trainers, consultants and PPE vendors and one thing strikes you: a new vocabulary is emerging in safety circles. You hear little talk about OSHA or compliance. Policing or rules or discipline. The new language is much more positive.
Measure would provide 25 million uninsured with coverage
September 27, 2013
The American Public Health Association (APHA) has come out “strongly against” Congressional efforts to defund the Affordable Care Act just days before it takes affect. From a statement issued by the organization: “The proposed legislation would harm Americans in multiple ways..."
Measure would establish a patient handling, mobility and injury prevention standard
September 24, 2013
The American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) has sent a letter to U.S. Congressman John Conyers, Jr. (D. Mich.) supporting a bill that would protect both health care workers and patients from injuries.
Applies to aviation certification enforcement appeals
September 20, 2013
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) announced today that it has issued a Final Rule to implement several changes to its Rules of Practice applicable to aviation certificate enforcement appeals.
A recent ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit held that a Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) district manager has broad discretion to disapprove a mine operator’s proposed ventilation plan for an underground coal mine, and may do so as long as the decision is not arbitrary and capricious.
A recent survey by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) shows that concerns over rising health care costs, federal long-term fiscal challenges and increasing regulatory burdens continue to loom large for manufacturers.
OSHA’s notice of proposed rulemaking for respirable silica has officially been published in the Federal Register, which ushers in the next phase of the process: public input. The public is strongly encouraged to participate in the process of developing a final rule.
Among the articles in the January 2020 issue of ISHN Magazine, we review the most violated OSHA standards, Part 2 of Larry Wilson's 'Rethinking Traditional Safety' column series, insight from safety experts, and much more.