A suit filed by advocacy groups aims to compel EPA to finalize a rulemaking proposed in January 2017 under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), Section 6. Section 6 of TSCA authorizes EPA to ban or restrict the manufacture, use, processing...
Safety professionals know better than most that the safety regulations created by agencies like US DOT and OSHA often don’t line up neatly. They may overlap in some areas, but diverge in others.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will soon raise civil penalties for work safety violations to keep pace with inflation. The Department of Labor will announce the increase in a forthcoming Final Rule.
OSHA’s main site-specific targeting inspection plan for non-construction workplaces with more than twenty employees, SST-16, will target workplaces in the following groups:
Two Standards that OSHA Plans to update are the Powered Industrial Trucks (Forklifts) Standard at 29 CFR 1910.178 and the Lockout/Tagout Standard at 29 CFR 1910.147.
While it would be nice if these two sets of regulations lined up perfectly, the truth is that they do not regulate the exact same “things.” Do you know the difference?
Which is scarier: Seeing a ghost or finding out that your business owes more than $1 million in fines for avoidable environmental violations? Talk about terror!
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Deputy Director of Enforcement Programs Patrick Kapust announced the ten most commonly cited OSHA safety standards for workplaces in Fiscal Year 2018, which ended September 30, 2018.
Add “exploding lithium batteries” to the list of occupational hazards that law enforcement officers face every day.
Here we take a look at new OSHA safety rules and updates to OSHA's 29 CFR worker safety Standards that employers should prepare for in late 2018 and early 2019.
Prepared by hazardous waste training leader
Lion Technology Inc., this report covers what’s
happened since the new hazardous waste rules took effect.