Honeywell announced it will supply Hecate Energy with an Energy Storage System (ESS) for a solar park located in Northern New Mexico. When completed in mid-2022, the 50-megawatt (MW) solar farm will be capable of supplying enough electricity to power up to 16,000 average New Mexican homes for a year.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration is proposing amendments to its occupational injury and illness recordkeeping regulation, 29 CFR 1904.41. The current regulation requires certain employers to electronically submit injury and illness information – that they are required to keep – to OSHA. The agency uses these reports to identify and respond to emerging hazards and makes aspects of the information publicly available.
Serial violator DME Construction Associates Inc. faces $1.2M in OSHA penalties
March 10, 2022
A federal investigation into a fatal workplace injury on Aug. 19, 2021, at a Town of Oyster Bay municipal building has found a Setauket roofing contractor failed to provide necessary safeguards to protect employees against falls.
OSHA announced the availability of $3.2 million in funds from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 for Susan Harwood Workplace Safety and Health Training on Infectious Diseases, Including COVID-19 grants.
The annual event brings awareness and highlights the importance of ladder safety on the worksite; Continued education provides training resources to decrease ladder-related injuries
March 3, 2022
Werner is celebrating six years of sponsoring National Ladder Safety Month, which takes place every March. This annual event is dedicated to promoting the safe use of ladders at home and on the jobsite through training, resources, and ongoing education.
Recent investigations total more than $1M in penalties; $3.6M proposed penalties since 2016
March 3, 2022
A series of federal workplace safety and health inspections at four Dollar General stores in Alabama and Georgia in the summer of 2021 found the nationwide discount retailer’s long history of exposing employees to dangerous working conditions continues.
OSHA issued citations related to methylene chloride hazards, including allowing workers to be overexposed to the solvent, and failing to provide personal protective equipment, eye wash stations, and medical surveillance for workers exposed or potentially exposed to the solvent.
TheU.S. Department of Labor announced today a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking by the department’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration to improve worker safety and health by ensuring the agency’s general industry and construction industry rules reflect current industry practice and state-of-the-art technology.