Cal/OSHA Issues a Second Batch of FAQs Clarifying Its New COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard

By Eric J. Conn, Andrew J. Sommer, and Beeta B. Lashkari On November 30, 2020, Cal/OSHA issued its COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard and it …Cal/OSHA Issues a Second Batch of FAQs Clarifying Its New COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard

OSHA’s 2020 in Review and 2021 Forecast

On Thursday, January 14th at 1:00 PM ET, plan to join the Partners in Conn Maciel Carey’s national OSHA • Workplace Safety Practice Group for a …OSHA’s 2020 in Review and 2021 Forecast

President-Elect Biden Announces Boston Mayor Marty Walsh as his Choice for Secretary of Labor

By: Kara M. Maciel, Eric J. Conn, and Beeta B. Lashkari On January 7, 2021, President-elect Joe Biden announced his much-awaited choice for nominee …President-Elect Biden Announces Boston Mayor Marty Walsh as his Choice for Secretary of Labor

A Box of Meat and $100 For Your Life

“Workers who worked Monday through Saturday without missing a day were given a bonus of $50, later raised to $100, which was accompanied by a box of …A Box of Meat and $100 For Your Life

Conn Maciel Carey’s 2021 OSHA Webinar Series

ANNOUNCING CONN MACIEL CAREY’S 2021 OSHA WEBINAR SERIES As the Trump Administration hands over the keys to President-Elect Biden and a new Democratic…Conn Maciel Carey’s 2021 OSHA Webinar Series

Delaying Retirement: Impact of America’s Aging Workforce on OSHA and Employment Matters

On December 16th, Lindsay A. DiSalvo and Ashley D. Mitchell  presented a webinar regarding Delaying Retirement: Impact of America’s Aging Workforce …Delaying Retirement: Impact of America’s Aging Workforce on OSHA and Employment Matters

Drive Fear From The Organization

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As businesses feel the economic pinch of COVID many safety professionals are living in fear for doing their jobs

Phil La Duke
Author:
I Know My Shoes Are Untied! Mind Your Own Business. An Iconoclast’s View of Workers’ Safety.
Lone Gunman: Rewriting the Handbook On Workplace Violence Prevention
Blood In My Pockets Is Blood On Your Handsand contributor to 1% Safer,

Not that anyone has been keeping track, but I have been blogging on fewer and fewer occasions—mainly because there just isn’t much to say about safety in a world (and a field) seemingly completely unable to distinguish facts from uninformed opinion.  I’m used to the halfwits of safety puffing their chests out in righteous indignation when they feel the need to defend the slack-assed and slack-jawed people working in safety (not all people obviously, but if that just made you bristle then maybe you had better…

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Six Things Everyone Should Do In 2021

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Phil La Duke
Author:
I Know My Shoes Are Untied! Mind Your Own Business. An Iconoclast’s View of Workers’ Safety.
Lone Gunman: Rewriting the Handbook On Workplace Violence Prevention
Blood In My Pockets Is Blood On Your Handsand contributor to 1% Safer,

As 2020 draws to a close there are many looking forward to “getting back to normal” well, I don’t know about you, but I didn’t see things as all that great BEFORE the pandemic. Political circuses around the globe, racial tensions, the mean-spiritedness and petty arguments on Social Media, income inequality, wage stagnation, and a steady loss of jobs to automation is not something I want to become “the new normal”. But even if I did want things to go back to the way they were, we can’t. The Pandemic was our generations, Great Depression and our WWII, but instead of coming together we came…

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“Tree Care Industry Safety Raises OSHA Concerns”

By Bruce Rolfsen An OSHA rule covering the tree care and trimming industry may have to cover a wide expanse of hazards—from falling tree branches to insect bites to broken aerial lifts to pesticides—agency officials were told July 13 during a meeting with industry representatives. The stakeholders meeting was the latest step in the Occupational … Continue reading “Tree Care Industry Safety Raises OSHA Concerns”

“20 Important Safety Tips for Forklifts”

Originally published here by Mikaela Delia We might be beating a dead horse here, as you’ve probably already been involved in countless forklift …“20 Important Safety Tips for Forklifts”