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05/25/2017 3:27 PM

Impact of the Trump Administration’s Budget on Federal OSH Programs

The Trump Administration sent its Taxpayer First budget for FY 2018 to Congress. From funding levels provided in the 2017 continuing resolution (CR), OSHA would receive a surprisingly small cut; MSHA remains about the same; NIOSH is neutered with a 40% cut and the Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board is given enough funds to close its doors.

 
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05/24/2017 1:45 PM

OSHA Reform Blueprint

ASSE has developed an "OSHA Reform Blueprint" with ASSE's government affairs priorities and a vision for how OSHA can improve in a time of political change.

 
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05/24/2017 1:00 PM

Utility Contractors to Hold Trench Stand Down

As part of its alliance with ASSE, OSHA shares information about safety activities of its many alliance partners. Doug Kalinowski, director of OSHA’s Directorate of Cooperative and State Programs, reports that National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA) will hold a Trench Safety Stand Down, June 19-24, 2017.

 
05/23/2017 11:30 AM

ASSE to bestow Fellow designation on two longtime members

ASSE is bestowing the honor of Fellow on two longtime members who have made significant contributions to the occupational safety and health profession. Fay Feeney and C. Gary Lopez are the 2017 recipients of the Society’s highest honor. "Fay and Gary are highly deserving of this special designation," said President Tom Cecich.

 
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05/22/2017 5:08 PM

OSHA Suspends E-Recordkeeping Rule

OSHA has suspended the rule requiring firms to report injury and illness data electronically. The rule took effect Jan. 1, 2017, and included a July 1 submission deadline, but according to a statement on its website, the agency is not currently collecting data electronically and expects to extend the deadline.

 

New Book Published by ASSE – Written by E. Scott Geller - Actively Caring for People

OSH Professionals historically have great interest in books and materials written by Dr. E. Scott Geller. ASSE just published his newest book and we think this should be of interest to many of you.

 
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05/22/2017 1:45 PM

View From the OSH Bar: Petition to Reopen Silica Rule Unneeded

On May 3, 2017, a coalition of construction industry associations formally petitioned OSHA to begin a limited reopening of the agency’s March 25, 2016, final rule setting requirements for reduction of respirable crystalline silica in general industry, construction and maritime workplaces. Reopening the silica rulemaking does not make sense at this juncture. The standard’s validity is pending before the U.S. Court of Appeals, and a ruling is expected soon.

 
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05/19/2017 3:30 PM

The Status Quo: Congress Funds Federal OSH Programs through September

On April 30, Congress agreed to a funding bill to keep the government open through Sept. 30, 2017. According to Adele Abrams, ASSE's federal representative, funding levels will remain relatively the same for OSHA, MSHA, NIOSH and CSB.

 

BISE Guide to Safety 2017 and Member Recognition

Download the BISE Guide to the PDC and learn about a BISE member's achievement.

 

WISE Safety 2017 Guide and High School Outreach

Download your WISE Guide to the PDC and learn more about how you can do high school outreach by reading about one member's activities.

 
 
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