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A Ton of New Compliance Assistance Resources from OSHA

Posted in on Fri, May 23, 2014

From OSHA’s Directorate of Cooperative and State Programs –

As part of our efforts to keep OSHA’s cooperative program participants informed of OSHA’s compliance assistance resources, I am pleased to provide you with the attached quarterly update of new OSHA compliance assistance products, including Web resources and publications. This update also includes products developed through the OSHA Alliance Program by Alliance Program participants and reports issued by the NIOSH Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (FACE) Program.

This update covers products issued in the first half of FY 2014 (Oct. 1, 2013 to Mar. 31, 2014).  I hope you will share this information with others in your organization, including workers and downstream customers, as part of our efforts together through OSHA’s cooperative programs.

I. New OSHA Compliance Assistance Products

OSHA issued the following new or updated compliance assistance products in FY 2014 (through Mar. 31, 2014).  For more information, see the New Compliance Assistance Products page on the OSHA Compliance Assistance Web page.  New items since the last report are starred (*).

Web Resources

Fact Sheets/InfoSheeets

Cards 

Other Publications and Guidance Documents

Videos

U.S. Department of Labor Blog – OSHA Entries

II. Products Developed by Alliance Program Participants 

The following products were issued by OSHA’s Alliance Program participants as part of the Alliance Program in the first half of FY 2014. For a complete listing and links to the products, see the Alliance Program Participants Developed Products page on the OSHA Alliance Program Web page.  New items since the last report are starred (*).

Cards

OSHA and the Crane, Hoist and Monorail (CHM) Alliance

  • * Before Operating the Crane and Applying the Load – Spanish (Mar. 2014)
  • * Operating the Crane and Moving the Load – Spanish (Mar. 2014)
  • * Overhead Crane Safety – Spanish (Mar. 2014)

OSHA and the Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) Alliance

  • Roadside Safety – English and Spanish (Nov. 2013)

Fact Sheets

OSHA and the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) Alliance

  • * Quick Tips: For Job Health and Safety – Safe Patient Handling (Mar. 2014)

OSHA and the Crane, Hoist and Monorail (CHM) Alliance

  • * Employee Guidelines for Safe Carrying and Transporting Loads – Spanish (Mar. 2014)
  • * Hazard Evaluation Checklist for Lifting, Carrying, Pushing, or Pulling – Spanish (Mar. 2014)

OSHA and the Shipbuilding Group Alliance

  • Safety Alert: Prevention of Eye Injuries in Shipyard Employment – Spanish (Nov. 2013)

Toolbox Talks

OSHA and the Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) Alliance

  • Competent Persons (Jan. 2014)
  • Portable Generators (Jan. 2014)

III. NIOSH Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (FACE) Program Reports and Products 

The following are reports and products issued by the NIOSH FACE Program in the first half of FY 2014.  For more information, see the NIOSH Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (FACE) Program Website. For reports on fire fight fatalities, see the NIOSH Fire Fighter Fatality Investigation and Prevention Program (FFFIPP) Website.  The most recent items are listed first. 

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