“What Happened With OSHA’s I2P2 Rule?”

Posted on June 18, 2014 by Alison Grenkie: http://blog.intelex.com/ OSHA released an update to their regulatory agenda on May 23, 2014, and there’s one change that’s caused quite a few raised eyebrows. The Injury and Illness Prevention Program rule (known as I2P2), once heralded as a top priority, has been demoted to a long-term action. … Continue reading “What Happened With OSHA’s I2P2 Rule?”

OSHA “I2P2” Delayed Until September, 2014

  I2P2 Powerpoint <---- Download Here! OSHA I2P2 White Paper  <----- Download PDF File Here Update: RIN Data DOL/OSHA RIN: 1218-AC48 Publication ID: Fall 2013 Title: Injury and Illness Prevention Program Abstract: OSHA is developing a rule requiring employers to implement an Injury and Illness Prevention Program. It involves planning, implementing, evaluating, and improving processes … Continue reading OSHA “I2P2” Delayed Until September, 2014

OSHA “I2P2” Delayed Until September, 2014

I2P2 Powerpoint <---- Download Here! OSHA I2P2 White Paper  <----- Download PDF File Here Update: RIN Data DOL/OSHA RIN: 1218-AC48 Publication ID: Fall 2013 Title: Injury and Illness Prevention Program Abstract: OSHA is developing a rule requiring employers to implement an Injury and Illness Prevention Program. It involves planning, implementing, evaluating, and improving processes and … Continue reading OSHA “I2P2” Delayed Until September, 2014

Ergonomics 101: “What Is An MSD?”

Info-graphic Courtesy of Vivid Learning Systems® OSHA - Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders in the Workplace Examples of Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) Carpal tunnel syndrome Tendinitis Rotator cuff injuries (a shoulder problem) Epicondylitis (an elbow problem) Trigger finger Muscle strains and low back injuries Existing Guidelines OSHA Ergonomics Program Management Guidelines for Meatpacking Plants. OSHA, (1993). Beverage … Continue reading Ergonomics 101: “What Is An MSD?”

OSHA Dates To Make Note Of In 2014 – Changes Coming

  The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) portion of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Fall 2013 Regulatory Agenda revealed several dates in 2014 that employers should take notice of, including proposed rules on the long-promised injury and illness prevention program and occupational exposure to beryllium; a small-business review of combustible dust; public hearings on … Continue reading OSHA Dates To Make Note Of In 2014 – Changes Coming

Safety Comic of the Day – November 3, 2013

No story needed for this one. 😎 I wonder if he recorded it on his OSHA 300 Log? What's New OSHA Injury and Illness forms are now available in a pdf fillable format Incentive Program Memo On June 22, 2011 OSHA issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to modify the industry coverage of the recordkeeping rule and the Fatality/Catastrophe … Continue reading Safety Comic of the Day – November 3, 2013

OSHA’s Agenda of Regulations 2013

On July 3, 2013, the Department of Labor issued its Semiannual Agenda of Regulations. Executive Order 12866 requires the semiannual publication of the listing of all regulations the Department of Labor expects to have under active consideration for promulgation, proposal or review during the coming one-year period. Here are some of the highlights regarding OSHA’s … Continue reading OSHA’s Agenda of Regulations 2013

OSHA Injury and Illness Prevention Programs (I2P2) White Paper

I2P2 Powerpoint <---- Download Here! OSHA I2P2 White Paper  <----- Download PDF File Here Introduction/Executive Summary An injury and illness prevention program,1 is a proactive process to help employers find and fix workplace hazards before workers are hurt. We know these programs can be effective at reducing injuries, illnesses, and fatalities. Many workplaces have already … Continue reading OSHA Injury and Illness Prevention Programs (I2P2) White Paper

Six Top Safety Priorities for the Next Two Years

The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) has polled its membership on occupational health and safety priorities. See if you agree with the poll’s results. AIHA conducts the survey (PDF) every two years. Here are the top 6 industry-related issues that the group’s members said were the most important overall priorities for the coming two years: … Continue reading Six Top Safety Priorities for the Next Two Years

OSHA Delays I2P2 Rule Once More!

July, 27, 2012 By Eric J. Conn In what seems to be a trend, OSHA has again delayed its rulemaking process for an Injury and Illness Prevention Program (commonly known as I2P2) standard. The announcement came during a National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health meeting in late June. According to OSHA officials, we … Continue reading OSHA Delays I2P2 Rule Once More!

OSHA White Paper Released Affirming Its Commitment To I2P2 Program

OSHA kicked off the New Year by reaffirming its commitment to injury and illness prevention programs (I2P2), in the form of a White Paper that characterizes them as "effective, flexible, commonsense" tools that will help reduce occupational injuries and fatalities and increase productivity. Backed by examples and numerous studies, the document makes a strong case … Continue reading OSHA White Paper Released Affirming Its Commitment To I2P2 Program

Draft House Republican Budget Would Block Prevention Program, I2P2, MSD Reporting Rules

Wednesday, October 05, 2011 - from Occupational Safety & Health Reporter™ House Appropriations Committee's Draft Labor-HHS-Education Bill for FY 2012 Key Provisions: House Republican bill provides $7.1 million more for OSHA, but blocks I2P2 and musculoskeletal disorder reporting rules and enforcement against small employers. Potential Impact: Two of the administration's signature rulemakings could be defunded … Continue reading Draft House Republican Budget Would Block Prevention Program, I2P2, MSD Reporting Rules

OSHA I2P2 – Lobbying Battle on Tap Over Proposed Changes to Workplace Safety Rules

Business and labor are preparing to wage a lobbying battle over a new rule expected later this year that could have a profound effect on how health and safety are handled in the workplace. Over the past year, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has been gathering input from trade associations and unions while … Continue reading OSHA I2P2 – Lobbying Battle on Tap Over Proposed Changes to Workplace Safety Rules