Government Affairs Resources
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ASSE is committed to ensuring that any decision by federal or state government impacting the safety, health and environment of the workplace is based on good science and sound technology.
- ASSE Government Affairs Update – 2.26.14
- Tales from DC: February 4 House Hearing on Changing OSHA Policies Outside Rulemaking Process
- Fix Rulemaking Process and Begin with PELs, ASSE Tells House Subcommittee
- Maryland Bills to Require Contractor Safety Prequalification Backed by ASSE
- OSHA Proposes Extending for 3 Years Cranes and Derricks Operator Certification
- OSHA Announces New MACOSH Membership
- Tales from DC: February 12 NACOSH Meeting
- FMCSA Proposes Commercial Driver’s License Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse
In comments submitted for the record, ASSE urged OSHA to withdraw its proposed rule Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses until it develops clearer objectives and a stronger rationale for requiring establishments with 250 or more employees to submit quarterly electronically their injury and illness records and summary data annually; establishments with 20 or more employees to submit electronically the [...]Read More
ASSE, on behalf of its members in Maryland, supported bills in the Senate and House of Delegates to require the Maryland Department of Labor to develop and adopt a safety questionnaire and a safety rating system for use by the state’s public sector employers determine if bidders on public sector construction projects are committed to workplace [...]Read More
In a letter to Subcommitee on Workforce Protections Chairman Tim Walberg for the record of its February 4 hearing on OSHA policies and the rulemaking process, ASSE urged the adoption of specific measures to improve the rulemaking process. “ASSE has never been an organization that believes a new standard is the answer to a workplace risk,” President Kathy Seabrook wrote. [...]Read More
In comments submitted for the record, ASSE generally supported OSHA’s proposed rule on Occupational Exposure to Crystalline Silica. If adopted, a new standard would lower OSHA’s PEL for exposures to silica in the workplace to 50 micrograms per cubic meter of air (µg/m3), putting into place a long-standing NIOSH recommendation. It would also set an action level of 25 µg/m3, the TLV set by ACGIH. Implementation of feasible engineering and [...]Read More
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