To The Gates of Hell: Republican Opposition to OSHA’s COVID Vax/Test Mandate

Armageddon is coming — courtesy of a few Republican governors who believe that strong opposition to vaccine mandates has become a prerequisite for …To The Gates of Hell: Republican Opposition to OSHA’s COVID Vax/Test Mandate

OSHA Cracks Down On State Plans That Refuse to Adopt COVID Standard

Federal OSHA is cracking down on OSHA state plan states who refuse to adopt OSHA’s COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards.OSHA Cracks Down On State Plans That Refuse to Adopt COVID Standard

Job Postings

Confined Space will occasionally publicize job postings in the field of workplace safety and health (WE NEED YOU!).  If your organization has a job …Job Postings

“How to Use Cameras for OSHA Compliance” #OSHA #PPE #WorkplaceSafety

The construction industry is prone to hazards and safety risks. Using technological innovation, construction sites and labor-intensive projects can be regulated to ensure the health and safety of employees and personnel. Site managers can consider installing cameras for surveillance purposes to help with OSHA compliance. Let’s find out how security cameras can provide the protection … Continue reading “How to Use Cameras for OSHA Compliance” #OSHA #PPE #WorkplaceSafety

Biden plan puts chemical industry’s feet to the fire – POLITICO

The Biden administration laid out a sweeping strategy on Monday for grappling with widespread contamination from toxic “forever chemicals” that aims to stop future contamination at its source. The roadmap for dealing with the chemicals, known as PFAS, represents a marked contrast from that of the Trump administration, which struggled to reassure communities and legislators … Continue reading Biden plan puts chemical industry’s feet to the fire – POLITICO

Weekly Toll: Those Who Didn’t Come Home

This is a weekly list of some workers killed on the job over the past week.  This is the first time I’ve compiled this list in over two years and I …Weekly Toll: Those Who Didn’t Come Home

Public Employees: Still Second-Class Citizens After 51 Years

When I walked into my new job at AFSCME on November 1, 1982, I was immediately given the workplace safety and health portfolio for the giant public-…Public Employees: Still Second-Class Citizens After 51 Years

Everything You Need to Know about OSHA’s New Vaccine/Testing Rule*

How will a small agency like OSHA enforce such a wide-ranging COVID-19 health standard?Everything You Need to Know about OSHA’s New Vaccine/Testing Rule*

Confined Space is Back

I’m back. Yet again. For the third time. It’s almost Halloween. The Dodgers are poised to win the World Series — again.  I’ve been retired for almost…Confined Space is Back

Fed OSHA’s COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard At OMB for Approval

By Conn Maciel Carey’s COVID-19 Task Force On September 9th, President Biden announced that he was directing OSHA to issue a new Emergency Temporary …Fed OSHA’s COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard At OMB for Approval