OSHA QuickTakes – September 16, 2013

OSHA QuickTakes

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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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