NAOSH North American Occupation Safety and Health Week
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Results: 2139 Record(s) Found.
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11/16/2017 7:10 PM

OSHA Extends Crane Certification Date By 1 Year

OSHA issued a final rule on Nov. 9, 2017, extending the requirements for construction employers to comply with its crane operator certification rule until Nov. 10, 2018. The agency also announced plans to complete a rulemaking on the issues surrounding the crane operator certification program in the coming year.

 
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11/02/2017 2:02 PM

OSHA Clarifies Who Can Conduct Fall Protection Training

In a response to a letter from International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) seeking clarification of who can conduct fall protection training, OSHA has indicated that anyone who is compliant with ANSI/ASSE Z359 (fall protection/arrest) and ANSI/ASSE Z490 (OSH training) will meet the definition of qualified in the agency's Walking and Working Surfaces rule.

 
10/31/2017 3:55 PM

Statement from ASSE on nomination of Scott Mugno as head of OSHA

Jim Smith, president of the American Society of Safety Engineers, made a statement regarding the nomination of Scott Mugno as head of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

 

OSHA Releases Interim Guidance on Silica Enforcement

OSHA releases interim guidance on silica enforcement

 
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10/20/2017 1:23 PM

NIOSH Center to Research Occupational Robotics

Technology advancements are introducing more robots to mainstream workplaces. However, few studies have assessed the benefits and risks of having/using robots in the workplace. To address that need, NIOSH has launched the Center for Occupational Robotics Research, where researchers will analyze potential benefits and risks of robotic workers and develop safety guidelines for safe interactions with robots

 
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Good-Faith Enforcement & NORA Celebrates 20 Years

The September Government Affairs update includes items from OSHA, MSHA, big picture research and hurricane recovery efforts.

 
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09/30/2017 1:00 AM

OSHA Top 10 Remains Familiar

On Sept. 26, 2017, OSHA announced its preliminary list (as of Sept. 5, 2017) of the 10 most frequently cited workplace safety violations for the 2017 fiscal year. Topping the list again this year are fall protection (1), hazard communication (2) and scaffolding (3).

 

NHTSA Seeking Comments on Automated Driving Systems

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is asking for comments on the agency's voluntary guidance on automated driving systems, Automated Driving Systems: A Vision for Safety.

 
09/22/2017 3:56 PM

OSHA Inspectors to Assess "Good-Faith Efforts" in Early Days of Silica Enforcement

In a memo issued Sept. 20, 2017, Thomas Galassi, acting deputy assistant secretary of labor, informed regional administrators that although the Respirable Crystalline Silica construction standard (29 CFR 1926.1153), becomes enforceable on Sept. 23, 2017, compliance officers are, for the first 30 days of enforcement, to evaluate good-faith efforts taken by employers in their attempts to meet the new construction silica standard.

 
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09/13/2017 1:00 PM

OSHA Proposes to Extend Deadline for Crane Operator Certification

OSHA issued a notice of proposed rulemaking to extend for the second time the deadline for compliance with the crane operator certification and competency requirements. Originally, the certification and compliance parts were extended until November 2014; then prior to the effective date, OSHA extended the provisions until November 2017. The new proposed deadline is Nov. 10, 2018.

 
 
Results: 2139 Record(s) Found.


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