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  • Grantee Quarterly Progress Report; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements - 82:23315-23316

    OSHA Federal Register May 21, 2017 | 15:00 pm

    [Federal Register Volume 82, Number 97 (Monday, May 22, 2017)] [Notices] [Pages 23315-23316] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2017-10399

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  • QuickTakes 05/16/2017

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed May 16, 2017 | 14:00 pm

    Thousands of employers and workers across the country stand-down to prevent falls OSHA and construction company form partnership to protect workers at Illinois job site OSHA and oil and gas network renew alliance to protect workers On-site consultations in Kentucky prevent serious hazards and more than $600K in potential penalties[…]

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  • Fire Protection in Shipyard Employment Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements - 82:22563-22564

    OSHA Federal Register May 15, 2017 | 15:00 pm

    [Federal Register Volume 82, Number 93 (Tuesday, May 16, 2017)] [Notices] [Pages 22563-22564] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2017-0986

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  • Court upholds OSHA finding that railroad company violated Maine employee's whistleblower rights

    OSHA News Release May 9, 2017 | 15:00 pm

    May 10, 2017 BOS 2017-040 Court upholds OSHA finding that railroad companyviolated Maine employee's whistleblower rights BOSTON - A federal appeals court has affirmed that Pan Am Railways, Inc. must

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  • 4th annual National Fall Prevention Safety Stand-Down begins May 8

    OSHA News Release May 3, 2017 | 15:00 pm

    May 4, 2017 4th annual National Fall Prevention Safety Stand-Down begins May 8 OSHA, partners announce week-long initiative The 4th annual National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction

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  • OSHA reminds storm recovery workers, volunteers to take safety precautions

    OSHA News Release May 2, 2017 | 15:00 pm

    May 3, 2017 OSHA reminds storm recovery workers, volunteers to take safety precautions SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - As Midwest residents deal with historic flooding in southeastern Missouri, the U.S. Departmen

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  • OSHA, Holder Construction Group partner for safety at northeastern Illinois data center construction site

    OSHA News Release May 1, 2017 | 15:00 pm

    May 2, 2017 OSHA, Holder Construction Group partner for safety at northeastern Illinois data center construction site Participants: U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administr

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  • QuickTakes 05/01/2017

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed May 1, 2017 | 14:00 pm

    Free webinar and live Facebook chat on roofing and construction safety to be held as part of National Safety Stand-Down New videos and infographics provide facts on falls OSHA and Hispanic Contractors Association hold construction safety training OSHA and Texas construction association provide free safety training to high school students[…]

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  • QuickTakes 04/19/2017

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Apr 19, 2017 | 14:00 pm

    Workers' Memorial Day — April 28 — honors lives lost on the job Safety stand-downs scheduled this week to raise awareness of landscaping hazards in Southeast Events listed for National Fall Prevention Stand-Down, include prominent DC venues New resources available for Safe + Sound Week OSHA to delay enforcement of[…]

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  • Delay of Enforcement of the Crystalline Silica Standard for Construction under 29 CFR 1926.1153

    OSHA Interpretations Apr 5, 2017 | 15:00 pm

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  • QuickTakes 04/03/2017

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Apr 3, 2017 | 14:00 pm

    National campaign aims to prevent roadway worker deaths and injuries Honeywell site in Delaware recognized for safety achievements in Voluntary Protection Programs Minnesota manufacturer reduces injuries with help from OSHA’s On-site Consultation Program Georgia contractor partners with OSHA to protect workers at high school construction site OSHA alliance partners renew[…]

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  • QuickTakes 03/17/2017

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Mar 17, 2017 | 14:00 pm

    Dept. of Labor to offer employers free compliance assistance and training at March 28 forum in Oklahoma OSHA warns recovery workers, employers and public of storm cleanup hazards Wisconsin manufacturer dramatically reduces injuries with help from OSHA's On-site Consultation Program Construction management company partners with OSHA to enhance safety on[…]

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  • Exemption of Variable Boom Reach Equipment "Reach Stackers"

    OSHA Interpretations Mar 16, 2017 | 15:00 pm

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  • QuickTakes 03/01/2017

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Mar 1, 2017 | 13:00 pm

    Delay of beryllium rule effective date proposed to allow for further review Free training offered March 6-10 at Pacific Coast Safety Fest National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls set for May 8-12 Nationwide Safe + Sound Week event being held June 12-18 to promote safety and health programs Registration for[…]

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  • QuickTakes 02/15/2017

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Feb 15, 2017 | 13:00 pm

    Ladder safety is focus of national outreach campaign Employers reminded to post injury and illness summaries through April; electronic filing not required until July Parsons Reapproved for VPP Corporate Program OSHA's On-site Consultation Program helps Utah manufacturer reduce workplace injuries and illnesses Free hazard communication webinar to be offered by[…]

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  • QuickTakes 02/01/2017

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Feb 1, 2017 | 13:00 pm

    OSHA's free On-site Consultation Program helped more than 27,000 employers create safer workplaces in 2016 Employers are reminded to post injury and illness summaries now through April OSHA revises requirements for Outreach Training Program instructors OSHA and general contractor partner to protect workers at office building construction site North Carolina[…]

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  • QuickTakes 01/18/2017

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Jan 19, 2017 | 13:00 pm

    Final rule on beryllium lowers exposure levels, will protect 62,000 workers BLS: Nearly 5,000 workers died on the job in 2015 Reporting requirements reveal more than 7 amputations a day in U.S. workplaces Recommendations for Anti-Retaliation Programs released Dr. David Michaels, OSHA's longest-serving assistant secretary, departs after leading agency for[…]

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  • QuickTakes 01/03/2017

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Jan 3, 2017 | 13:00 pm

    Season's greetings!

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  • Enforcement of minimum approach distance requirements in 29 CFR 1910.269 and 29 CFR Part 1926, Subpart V

    OSHA Interpretations Dec 21, 2016 | 14:00 pm

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  • QuickTakes 12/15/2016

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Dec 15, 2016 | 13:00 pm

    Alabama auto parts supplier, staffing agencies face $2.5M in fines after robot fatally crushes young worker OSHA requests comments, schedules meeting on standard to prevent workplace violence in healthcare, social assistance Transport company agrees to enhanced safety measures at over 100 freight terminals in settlement with OSHA USPS fined $342K[…]

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  • QuickTakes 12/01/2016

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Dec 1, 2016 | 13:00 pm

    New final rule updates walking-working surfaces standards and establishes personal fall protection requirements Ohio worker's death highlights doubling of trench collapse fatalities nationwide in 2016 OSHA issues recommended practices to promote workplace safety and health programs in construction New York tree service cited for failing to provide training that could[…]

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  • Determining if a work-related injury or illness resulted in restricted work activity/Job Transfer

    OSHA Interpretations Nov 20, 2016 | 14:00 pm

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  • QuickTakes 11/15/2016

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Nov 15, 2016 | 13:00 pm

    OSHA deputy director honored for career of federal service Dollar General store in Pennsylvania cited for repeatedly blocking emergency exits, electrical panels Ohio manufacturer faces nearly $215K in penalties after disabling safety devices, exposing workers to amputation hazards Central Florida contractor fined nearly $143K after exposing workers to potentially deadly[…]

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  • QuickTakes 11/01/2016

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Nov 1, 2016 | 14:00 pm

    OSHA Assistant Secretary encouraged by drop in workplace injury, illness rates Ohio vehicle parts manufacturer faces $536K in penalties for failing to protect workers from machine hazards Florida framing contractor faces nearly $360K in penalties after continuing to expose workers to fall and other safety hazards South Florida tree trimming[…]

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  • QuickTakes 10/18/2016

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Oct 20, 2016 | 14:00 pm

    OSHA releases recommendations for creating a Safety and Health Plan OSHA delays enforcement of anti-retaliation provisions of injury and illness tracking rule until December 1 Top 10 citations of FY 2016 are a place to start for workplace safety New Jersey contractors face more than $500K in fines after exposing[…]

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  • QuickTakes 10/03/2016

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Oct 6, 2016 | 14:00 pm

    Pennsylvania chicken processor fined $317K for exposing workers to health and safety hazards following worker amputation Ohio company faces $256K in penalties after exposing workers to same acid hazards that led to third-degree burns in prior unreported incident Cargo-handling company fined $338K after continuing to expose O'Hare workers to forklift,[…]

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  • Clarifications to CPL 02-02-079, Inspection Procedures for the Hazard Communication Standard (HCS 2012)

    OSHA Interpretations Sep 20, 2016 | 15:00 pm

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  • QuickTakes 09/15/2016

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Sep 15, 2016 | 14:00 pm

    OSHA awards $10.5M in workplace safety and health training grants to 77 organizations to help protect high-risk workers OSHA appoints new director for its construction directorate Georgia auto parts manufacturer, staffing agency face more than $700K in penalties for continuing to expose workers to hazards Nebraska grain handling facility faces[…]

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  • QuickTakes 09/01/2016

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Sep 1, 2016 | 14:00 pm

    OSHA is now on Twitter! Labor Rights Week events take place across the country Reports of amputations lead to improved workplace safety through employer settlements Tyson Foods faces $263K in fines after report of amputation also exposes chemical, fall and fire hazards at Texas plant Illinois contractor fined $267K after[…]

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  • QuickTakes 08/15/2016

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Aug 15, 2016 | 14:00 pm

    Employers and safety professionals share their efforts to protect workers from heat illness OSHA kicks off 'Hear and Now - Noise Safety Challenge' Company fined $320K after worker falls to death at facility cited for similar hazards 4 months earlier Alabama tubing manufacturer faces nearly $200K in fines for fall,[…]

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  • QuickTakes 08/01/2016

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Aug 1, 2016 | 14:00 pm

    Wisconsin shipyard faces nearly $1.4M in penalties for exposing workers to lead, and other hazards OSHA wants to hear how employers are keeping workers safe from the heat New York manufacturer fined $197K after failing to correct combustible dust, explosion hazards despite 2015 fire Colorado steel mill fined $103K for[…]

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  • QuickTakes 07/15/2016

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Jul 15, 2016 | 14:00 pm

    OSHA delays effective date for enforcing anti-retaliation section of injury tracking rule New York foundry fined $175K for repeat, serious safety violations after worker dies while servicing coal elevator National pediatric health care provider cited for failing to protect workers from physical, sexual assault Judge upholds OSHA citations and $249K[…]

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  • QuickTakes 07/01/2016

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Jul 1, 2016 | 14:00 pm

    OSHA penalties to be adjusted for inflation after August 1 Ohio auto parts manufacturer faces $3.42M in fines for willfully exposing workers to machine hazards Employers highlight efforts to protect waste collection workers in heat OSHA promotes safety in fireworks industry in light of July 4 festivities Despite extensive violation[…]

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  • QuickTakes 06/15/2016

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Jun 15, 2016 | 14:00 pm

    OSHA, Ashley Furniture reach comprehensive settlement to protect workers Construction company owner indicted for manslaughter after failure to heed multiple safety warnings leads to worker's death Roofing contractor faces $108K in penalties after repeatedly putting workers at risk of deadly falls and other hazards Two Florida excavation contractors cited for[…]

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  • QuickTakes 06/01/2016

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Jun 1, 2016 | 14:00 pm

    Summer heat safety campaign begins Two Pennsylvania contractors fined more than $236K for again exposing workers to serious workplace dangers Pier 1 Imports faces $101K in fines at Wisconsin store after repeatedly endangering workers with blocked exits, stacked boxes Organic food manufacturer fined $118K for safety failures that allowed machine[…]

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  • QuickTakes 05/16/2016

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed May 16, 2016 | 14:00 pm

    $4.6M available in Susan Harwood grants to help identify and prevent workplace hazards for high-risk, vulnerable workers National Safety Stand-Down events reach thousands with the message to stop falls in construction Brooklyn manufacturer fined $105K for exposing workers to lead, noise and chemical hazards Postal center in Virginia faces $120K[…]

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  • QuickTakes 05/11/2016

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed May 11, 2016 | 14:00 pm

    OSHA issues final rule to make employers, public better informed about workplace injuries, illnesses

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  • QuickTakes 05/02/2016

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed May 2, 2016 | 14:00 pm

    Workers Memorial Day: Remembering and honoring those who've died on the job OSHA and NIOSH provide guidance for protecting workers from exposure to Zika virus National Safety Stand-Down to take place May 2-6 Struck-by and amputation hazards to Houston workers lead OSHA to fine Alfa Laval $172K Roofer, sub-contractor fined[…]

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  • QuickTakes 04/18/2016

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Apr 18, 2016 | 14:00 pm

    National Safety Stand-Down to take place May 2-6 Berlin Builders faces $385K in OSHA fines for continually ignoring life-threatening dangers at job sites in two states New Orleans company fined $226K after injuries, death while workers cleaned rail tanker Russell Stover Candies fined $193K, designated 'severe violator,' after ammonia release[…]

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  • QuickTakes 04/01/2016

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Apr 1, 2016 | 14:00 pm

    Long-awaited rule on silica unveiled at emotionally charged event New York developer to enhance safeguards and pay $700K after exposing workers to lead, asbestos dangers Walmart's failure to protect and train workers at Florida Supercenter violates corporate-wide safety agreement OSHA emphasizes need to reduce illness, injury among meat and poultry[…]

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  • QuickTakes 03/24/2016

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Mar 24, 2016 | 14:00 pm

    OSHA announces final rule to improve U.S. workers' protection from the dangers of respirable silica dust

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  • QuickTakes 03/17/2016

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Mar 17, 2016 | 14:00 pm

    Evaluation: First year of OSHA injury reporting requirement helps agency engage with employers and focus resources where needed

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  • QuickTakes 03/15/2016

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Mar 15, 2016 | 14:00 pm

    Behr Iron & Steel Inc. pleads guilty to OSHA violation that caused worker fatality Connecticut steel foundry fined more than $100K for exposing workers to multiple hazards and failing to provide protective equipment OSHA cites Missouri dairy farm in death of worker; designates company as 'severe violator' Ohio contractors face[…]

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  • QuickTakes 03/01/2016

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Mar 1, 2016 | 13:00 pm

    OSHA Area Director Diana Cortez explains worker rights on New York Telemundo Deputy Assistant Secretary Barab addresses the dangers of workplace violence at national safety and health conference Judge upholds citations and penalties for Connecticut contractor, ruling that the company misclassified employees as independent contractors New York campground faces $187K[…]

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  • QuickTakes 02/16/2016

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Feb 16, 2016 | 13:00 pm

    OSHA seeks public comment on guidance for determining potential health hazards of chemicals Deputy Assistant Secretary Barab testifies before Congress on OSHA's inspection and citation process National Safety Stand-Down highlights importance of preventing falls in the construction industry Employers must post injury and illness summaries now through April Builder fined[…]

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  • QuickTakes 02/02/2016

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Feb 2, 2016 | 13:00 pm

    Employers must post injury and illness summaries now through April Continued workplace hazards gain Texas seafood distributor 'severe violator' status and $155K in OSHA fines OSHA fines Ohio manufacturer $121K for exposing workers to amputation hazards Frozen food producer accepts $100K in penalties, enhanced safety compliance after OSHA finds continued[…]

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  • QuickTakes 01/15/2016

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Jan 15, 2016 | 13:00 pm

    OSHA's free On-site Consultation Program helps nearly 30,000 employers create safer workplaces in 2015 Employers must post 300A injury/illness summary form February through April New Hampshire contractor faces $152K in fines for repeatedly exposing workers to potentially fatal falls and other hazards Dollar General store in Texas fined more than[…]

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  • QuickTakes 01/04/2016

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Jan 4, 2016 | 13:00 pm

    Departments of Labor and Justice launch initiative to cooperate on investigation and prosecution of workplace safety violations OSHA takes action to help tornado recovery workers stay safe in Texas Injury reporting webpage simplified, online filing now available Time running out to submit comments on draft guidelines for whistleblower protection Comment[…]

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  • QuickTakes 12/15/2015

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Dec 15, 2015 | 13:00 pm

    In settlement, Dollar Tree agrees to enhance safety for workers at stores nationwide Chicken processor racks up more than $1.87M in OSHA penalties in 2015 Michigan painting company fined $178K after worker suffers severe injuries from fall inside water tower New Jersey flavoring and fragrance manufacturer faces $122K in fines[…]

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  • QuickTakes 12/01/2015

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Dec 1, 2015 | 13:00 pm

    Overview, discussion of updated Safety and Health Program Management Guidelines set for Dec. 9 Strong public approval for government efforts to improve workplace safety Texas furniture maker, temp agency, fined following two gruesome machine accidents in 14 months Building renovators again exposed workers to asbestos just months after being cited[…]

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  • QuickTakes 11/16/2015

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Nov 16, 2015 | 13:00 pm

    OSHA seeks comment on updated Safety and Health Program Management Guidelines Retailers reminded to keep workers safe during major sales events Worker injured when 1,000 pounds of equipment falls on him; steel manufacturer faces fines of nearly $400K Arizona company fined more than $400K after unprotected worker falls to his[…]

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  • QuickTakes 11/02/2015

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Nov 2, 2015 | 13:00 pm

    OSHA launches education and enforcement action to protect workers from dangers in the poultry industry Researchers conclude that OSHA citations, penalties reduce workplace injuries New data show rate of most serious work injuries unchanged; overall rate drops slightly Ashley Furniture fined a third time this year for safety hazards; company[…]

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  • QuickTakes 10/15/2015

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Oct 15, 2015 | 14:00 pm

    Dr. Michaels testifies before Congress on OSHA's efforts to improve workplace safety and health OSHA urges storm recovery workers in the southeast to be aware of hazards during cleanup Two railcar workers killed, third worker injured in deadly blast; company fined $960K Two NY contractors indicted by state, fined by[…]

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  • QuickTakes 10/01/2015

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Oct 1, 2015 | 14:00 pm

    Labor report shows drop in Hispanic worker fatalities, rising deaths in construction and oil and gas industries EPA updates standard to better protect America's farmworkers from pesticide exposure OSHA announces new system that gives greater weight to complex, time-consuming inspections Two workers at Case Farms Processing suffer amputations; OSHA has[…]

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  • QuickTakes 09/15/2015

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Sep 15, 2015 | 14:00 pm

    Dr. Michaels travels to China to discuss global challenges in occupational safety and health Temporary worker loses finger at Nebraska flooring manufacturer; employer fined $244K after trying to hide hazards OSHA fines supermarket chain bakery in New York $188K after 2 workers are injured Texas company fined $114K for failing[…]

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  • QuickTakes 09/02/2015

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Sep 2, 2015 | 14:00 pm

    Young worker loses four fingers on first day on the job; Ohio company cited Dyson Corp. cited after 23-year-old machine operator loses part of finger Atlanta air filter company fined nearly $120K for exposing temp workers to serious safety hazards Hannaford Supermarkets reaches settlement with OSHA; agrees to implement safeguards[…]

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  • QuickTakes 08/17/2015

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Aug 17, 2015 | 14:00 pm

    OSHA issues long-awaited proposal to protect workers from beryllium exposure; labor-industry collaboration is key OSHA approves Maine as newest State Plan protecting government workers Jasper Contractors cited for the third time in a year for exposing workers to falls and other safety hazards Cincinnati nursing care facility to implement procedures[…]

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  • QuickTakes 08/03/2015

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Aug 3, 2015 | 14:00 pm

    Updated comprehensive guide to OSHA training requirements now available Worker seriously injured in Texas trench collapse employer fined more than $400K for egregious safety violations Worker injured after being denied safety equipment Texas employers fined more than $367K, including for willful failure to report injury Severe Violator Ashley Furniture cited[…]

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  • QuickTakes 07/15/2015

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Jul 15, 2015 | 14:00 pm

    OSHA fines Texas DuPont plant more than $270K during second inspection after four workers die from chemical exposure Texas manufacturer with long history of violations fined more than $321K after repeatedly allowing workers to operate defective press New Jersey furniture company and staffing agency fined more than $196K for repeatedly[…]

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  • QuickTakes 07/01/2015

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Jul 1, 2015 | 14:00 pm

    OSHA investigators to focus on key hazards during healthcare inspections Free on-site consultation services available to help employers improve workplace safety and health OSHA heat app surpasses 200K downloads OSHA promotes safety in fireworks industry in light of July 4 festivities Corizon Health Inc. implementing changes to reduce workplace violence[…]

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  • QuickTakes 06/15/2015

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Jun 15, 2015 | 14:00 pm

    OSHA teams up with NOAA and NWS to prevent heat-related deaths and illnesses Lawsuit settlement boosts enforcement of heat standards for outdoor workers in California Executive Order on Chemical Safety: Update Roofing company owner charged in employee's fatal fall OSHA fines Ohio chicken processing facility more than $126K for repeatedly[…]

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  • QuickTakes 06/02/2015

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Jun 2, 2015 | 14:00 pm

    OSHA's revised Hazard Communication requirements in effect as of June 1 DOL and Federal Agency Regulatory Council propose rule and guidance to implement Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order Sixty day public comment period will follow publication

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  • QuickTakes 05/15/2015

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed May 15, 2015 | 14:00 pm

    National Safety Stand-Down reaches millions of workers OSHA seeks to prevent heat illness with revised Heat Safety Tool app and promotion of "Don't Fry Day" Lloyd Industries Inc. fined $822,000 after workers suffer dozens of injuries Four DuPont workers killed by gas could have been saved with proper protections Utility[…]

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  • QuickTakes 05/08/2015

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed May 8, 2015 | 14:00 pm

    The 2015 National Safety Stand-Down is Underway! Employers and workers across the country stop work to focus on fall prevention Stand-Down event held in front of the U.S. Capitol OSHA and Turner Construction join together for Fall Stand-Down U.S. Air Force supports the National Safety Stand-Down

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  • QuickTakes 05/04/2015

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed May 4, 2015 | 14:00 pm

    OSHA issues final rule to protect construction workers in confined spaces OSHA unveils new version of "It's the Law" poster to help prevent injuries and protect workers' rights OSHA commemorates Workers' Memorial Day; Assistant Secretary Michaels meets with employers and worker advocates in Cleveland, Ohio, and throws out first pitch[…]

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  • QuickTakes 04/15/2015

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Apr 15, 2015 | 14:00 pm

    April 28 is Workers' Memorial Day: Find an event near you New National Safety Stand-Down video unveiled OSHA requests information on protecting workers performing communication tower construction, maintenance work $3.5M in Susan Harwood grants now available NIOSH issues new report on carpal tunnel syndrome and musculoskeletal disorders in poultry processing[…]

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  • QuickTakes 04/02/2015

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Apr 2, 2015 | 14:00 pm

    April is National Workplace Violence Prevention Month: OSHA updates guidance for healthcare and social services 2015 National Safety Stand-Down in construction launches soon! OSHA finds violations in investigation of explosion at Alabama-based US Steel Corp. that killed two workers, severely burned another Illinois recycling facility fined more than $366K for[…]

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  • QuickTakes 03/16/2015

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Mar 16, 2015 | 14:00 pm

    Adding inequality to injury: The costs of failing to protect workers on the job New reporting requirements: Employers required to report fatalities and severe injuries and illnesses Roofing contractor Stephen Lessard faces contempt charges and prison for ignoring safety hazards, failing to pay more than $400,000 in fines Court bans[…]

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  • QuickTakes 03/02/2015

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Mar 2, 2015 | 13:00 pm

    OSHA urges employers and workers removing snow from rooftops to be aware of fall hazards and safeguards New reporting requirements: Employers required to report fatalities and severe injuries and illnesses Federal judge orders US Postal Service to pay employee $229K in damages for whistleblower retaliation Michigan Basic Marine shipyard fined[…]

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  • QuickTakes 02/18/2015

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Feb 18, 2015 | 13:00 pm

    Federal OSHA rejects inadequate fall prevention measures in Arizona's state-run occupational safety and health program OSHA gears up for annual Fall Safety Stand-Down in Construction Preventing cold stress, slips on snow and ice New reporting requirements: Employers required to report fatalities and severe injuries and illnesses OSHA reminds employers to[…]

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  • QuickTakes 02/02/2015

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Feb 2, 2015 | 13:00 pm

    We asked. You spoke. We listened. Ashley Furniture fined $1.76M after OSHA finds more than 1,000 worker injuries in past three years Fastrack Erectors fined $511,000 for failing to provide fall protection in worker fatality Four Mississippi companies fined more than $187,000 after blast kills one temporary worker, critically injures[…]

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  • QuickTakes 01/15/2015

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Jan 15, 2015 | 13:00 pm

    New reporting requirements now in effect Employers must post 300A injury/illness summary form February through April Boomerang Tube cited for exposing workers to life-threatening safety hazards in Texas plant, fined $283,600 Concrete manufacturer fined $234,400 for exposing workers to fall, crushing, noise and other hazards at New Hampshire facility, temporary staffing[…]

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  • QuickTakes 01/02/2015

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Jan 2, 2015 | 13:00 pm

    New reporting requirements now in effect Season's greetings!

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  • QuickTakes 12/15/2014

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Dec 15, 2014 | 13:00 pm

    New reporting requirements go into effect January 1: OSHA answers questions in Dec. 11 Twitter chat New alliance with National STEPS Network and NIOSH signed to protect workers in oil and gas industry BLS reports decline in workplace injuries and illnesses continued last year Assistant Secretary testifies at Senate hearing[…]

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  • QuickTakes 12/02/2014

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Dec 2, 2014 | 13:00 pm

    New reporting requirements go into effect January 1: Join OSHA for an online discussion Dec 11 OSHA publishes new fact sheet on protecting workers who may be exposed to Ebola virus Central Transport LLC in Massachusetts fined for knowingly exposing workers to electrocution, fall, crushing and other hazards Virginia ship[…]

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  • QuickTakes 11/17/2014

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Nov 17, 2014 | 13:00 pm

    New reporting requirements go into effect January 1 Retailers reminded to keep workers safe during major sales events OSHA finds that equipment failure led to Providence, Rhode Island, circus fall; Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus cited for serious safety violation Georgia automotive plant placed in OSHA’s Severe Violator[…]

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  • QuickTakes 11/03/2014

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Nov 3, 2014 | 13:00 pm

    Protecting health care and other potentially exposed workers from Ebola virus Last chance to tell us what you think: Take our survey Judge upholds citations issued to New Jersey employer who exposed workers to bloodborne pathogen and lead hazards Texas Dollar Tree Stores fined for exposing workers to serious hazards:[…]

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  • QuickTakes 10/15/2014

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Oct 15, 2014 | 14:00 pm

    FCC and OSHA hold unprecedented event; announce working group to prevent fatalities in telecommunications industry OSHA launches a national dialogue on hazardous chemical exposures and permissible exposure limits in the workplace New Web page on protecting workers from exposure to Ebola virus New Jersey company fined $136,290 for willfully exposing[…]

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  • QuickTakes 10/01/2014

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Oct 1, 2014 | 14:00 pm

    Tell us what you think: Take our survey OSHA extends compliance date for crane operator certification requirements OSHA finds willful and serious violations in Wireless Horizon tower collapse that resulted in deaths of 2 cell tower workers Willful, repeat and serious violations found in OSHA investigation of 51-year-old worker fatally[…]

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  • QuickTakes 09/15/2014

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Sep 15, 2014 | 14:00 pm

    OSHA expands requirement for reporting fatalities and severe injuries and updates the list of industries exempt from recordkeeping requirements BLS announces 2013 preliminary fatal occupational injury counts $10.6M in Harwood safety and health grants awarded by OSHA to 78 organizations across the nation Illinois recycling plant cited for willful, serious[…]

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  • QuickTakes 09/02/2014

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Sep 2, 2014 | 14:00 pm

    OSHA, NIOSH publish recommended practices to better protect temporary workers’ safety and health National Labor Rights Week highlights safety and health rights of vulnerable workers Michigan trucking company ordered to pay nearly $1M in compensation and reinstate drivers terminated for raising safety concerns Contractor at Washington state nuclear facility ordered[…]

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  • QuickTakes 08/15/2014

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Aug 15, 2014 | 14:00 pm

    Comment period extended on proposed rule to improve tracking of workplace injury and illnesses Report on heat-related enforcement cases highlights need for acclimatization to prevent worker deaths OSHA issues citations for inadequate workplace violence safeguards at two New York facilities: Rikers Island and Brookdale University Hospital Rust-Oleum Corp. cited for[…]

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  • QuickTakes 08/01/2014

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Aug 1, 2014 | 14:00 pm

    OSHA issues new directive to keep communication tower workers safe: new citations issued to protect workers Temporary worker policy memorandum outlines responsibilities of host, staffing agencies Wisconsin fiberglass plant resolves OSHA violations by agreeing to limit worker exposure to styrene Ohio fabric manufacturer fined more than $816,000 for providing false[…]

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  • QuickTakes 07/15/2014

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    OSHA helps workers, employers beat the heat with smart phone app and other resources Recent fatalities serve as a reminder to protect workers from demolition hazards: New resources available OSHA settles two safety retaliation cases where employers illegally retaliated against workers for filing safety complaint: McKees Rocks Industrial Enterprises and[…]

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  • QuickTakes 07/01/2014

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    OSHA emphasizes importance of acclimatization in protecting outdoor workers from heat illness Young worker outreach aims to increase awareness of workplace hazards and rights Electric Power Generation: Interim enforcement policy issued OSHA urges increased safety awareness in fireworks industry in advance of July 4 celebrations Two companies cited after temporary[…]

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  • QuickTakes 06/16/2014

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Jun 16, 2014 | 14:00 pm

    National safety stand-down reaches 1M workers Interagency report released on improving chemical facility safety and security New interactive training tool highlights hazard identification Recent tree care worker fatalities, vital safety precautions described in new hazard bulletin Wisconsin pharmaceutical manufacturing facility fined $449,680 for failing to protect workers from dangerous chemicals,[…]

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  • QuickTakes 06/02/2014

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Jun 2, 2014 | 14:00 pm

    Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez launches unprecedented partnership for safety: More than 1 million workers across the country expected to "Stand-Down" to prevent falls in construction Stand-Down safety events scheduled at more than 25,000 workplaces nationwide OSHA launches annual summer campaign to prevent heat-related illnesses Burlington Northern Santa Fe[…]

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  • QuickTakes 05/15/2014

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed May 15, 2014 | 14:00 pm

    $7M for Susan Harwood safety and health training grants now available US Labor Department files lawsuit against Southwestern Bell for retaliating against workers who exercised their rights under the OSHA law West Springfield, Mass., employer sued by US Labor Department for firing an employee who filed an OSHA complaint Texas[…]

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  • QuickTakes 05/01/2014

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed May 1, 2014 | 14:00 pm

    President Obama proclaims April 28, 2014 Workers' Memorial Day OSHA memorializes fallen workers in events around the country; Assistant Secretary Michaels to call for a discussion on better worker protection from chemical hazards Assistant Secretary Michaels testifies before Senate subcommittee on strengthening whistleblower protections OSHA and Republic Steel reach comprehensive[…]

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  • QuickTakes 04/15/2014

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Apr 15, 2014 | 14:00 pm

    Court upholds OSHA’s position in SeaWorld case Olivet Management fined more than $2.3M for knowingly exposing workers to asbestos and lead at NY work site Tulsa contractor faces $90,600 in proposed fines for exposing workers to serious and repeat fall hazards Silica rulemaking hearings conclude, OSHA extends post-hearing comment period[…]

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  • QuickTakes 04/01/2014

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Apr 1, 2014 | 14:00 pm

    OSHA announces final rule revising standards for electric power generation, transmission and distribution National stand-down for fall prevention in construction to take place in June OSHA letter outlines concerns to Arizona State Program Informal public hearings on proposed silica rule continue to engage stakeholders EPA celebrates Farmworker Awareness Week, discusses[…]

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  • QuickTakes 03/18/2014

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Mar 18, 2014 | 14:00 pm

    OSHA continues extensive public engagement on silica proposal: Public hearings on proposed silica rule begin today OSHA publishes new educational bulletin on recordkeeping requirements for temporary workers Comment period extended to March 31 for information request on updates to chemical facility safety standards Supreme Court rules whistleblower protections of Sarbanes-Oxley[…]

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  • QuickTakes 03/04/2014

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Mar 3, 2014 | 13:00 pm

    Assistant Secretary Michaels urges action to protect communication tower workers GEO Group settlement aims to protect correctional workers from violence on the job Former Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health Joseph Dear dies of cancer at 62 OSHA announces interim final rule, requests comments on handling retaliation[…]

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  • QuickTakes 02/18/2014

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Feb 18, 2014 | 13:00 pm

    US Labor Department sues AT&T after 13 workers suspended for reporting workplace injuries No More Falling Workers: OSHA focuses on protecting cell tower workers after increase in fatalities Fertilizer industry, OSHA partner to get message out on chemical safety Proposed rule issued to extend compliance date for crane operator certification[…]

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  • QuickTakes 02/03/2014

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Feb 3, 2014 | 13:00 pm

    Comment period extended to February 11 for proposed silica rule OSHA reminds employers to post OSHA 300A injury/illness summary February through April Illinois concrete company cited with willful violations after temporary worker fatality Connecticut wire manufacturer fined more than $109,000 for new and recurring safety hazards Automotive manufacturer and staffing[…]

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  • QuickTakes Archive Files 2013-2009

    OSHA QuickTakes - RSS Feed Dec 31, 1969 | 19:00 pm

    OSHA QuickTakes Archive files 2013-2009

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