OSHA QuickTakes – August 6, 2013


In this issue

White House releases executive order on improving chemical facility safety and security

New Labor Secretary committed to workplace safety and health

Hazard alert warns of dangers of 1-bromopropane exposure

OSHA, NWS remind employers to protect outdoor workers during heat wave

Three companies ordered to reinstate workers for whistleblower violations of clean air, surface transportation and aviation acts

Echo Lake Foods fined $150,000 for 27 safety violations

Western Sugar Cooperative cited for combustible dust and other hazards

Arkansas poultry processor cited for exposing workers to hazardous chemicals

OSHA releases new fall prevention training guide with “tool box talks”

ASA/OSHA webinar reminds employers to train, protect all temp workers

Webinar answers questions about GHS requirements

OSHA schedules ACCSH meeting

Outreach campaign aims to protect health care workers from musculoskeletal disorders

OSHA helps NH responders prep for emergencies

OSHA demonstrates safe grain handling at Wisconsin Farm Tech Days

Free On-site Consultation program helps small businesses improve workplace safety and health

OSHA and partners count successes in oil and gas safety stand-down

Follow us on Twitter and visit us on Facebook

New OSHA Web resources available

Better health insurance choices coming in October 2013

Comments Welcomed!

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.