OSHA QuickTakes – September 16, 2013

OSHA QuickTakes


In this issue

Notice of proposed rulemaking for respirable silica published in Federal Register

OSHA awards $10.1 million in Susan Harwood safety and health training grants to 70 organizations

Adams Thermal Systems to pay $1.34 million in wake of OSHA citations, criminal penalties in 2011 death of worker

OSHA orders MGM Resorts to reinstate whistleblower and pay more than $325,000 in damages

New study finds link between occupational safety and health and improved financial performance

OSHA cites Taylor’s Drain and Sewer Service with willful violations after trenching hazards found at 2 worksites

Fox Valley Systems cited for safety violations after three workers seriously injured in explosion and fire

Houston waste services company and staffing agency cited by OSHA after temporary worker dies from heat stress

Midwest States stand down for safety as OSHA heat app downloads break August record

OSHA partners with oil and gas industry to protect workers

OSHA requests nominations for members to serve on the Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health

Troy Industrial Solutions celebrates SHARP status thanks to OSHA’s On-site Consultation Program

Hazard Communication: Workers must be trained by Dec. 1, 2013

New OSHA resource available on cotton press safety

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